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Understanding Addiction

About Addiction – An Understanding of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse People in recovery from addiction often look back and say, “I knew I wasn’t a bad person, but somehow I couldn’t stop doing bad things.” Now there’s a formal explanation – addiction is neither a choice nor a sign of weakness, but rather a chronic brain disease. Although addiction specialists have long supported this “disease concept,” the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), the nation’s […]