ALCOHOL IS A DRUG: It's an *extremely* common misconception that alcohol is not a drug because it is legal, when in fact it is the most dangerous drug of all. A substance doesn't have to be illegal or stigmatized to be a potentially lethal drug.
Am I a Drug Addict #Infographic. Sobriety is freedom! Important questions to ask yourself if you use drugs. If yes was your answer to some of these questions, ask yourself if you're ready for change. If so, seek out the supports and treatments you need to live a healthy, sober life.
Recovering from drug or alcohol abuse is possible! In 2005, 44% of individuals in inpatient treatment programs successfully completed treatment. To learn about successfully recovering from drug or alcohol abuse, click on this infographic from a recovery treatment center in California.
Addiction is a dangerous disease that not only affects the user but everyone involved in their life. The American Society of Addiction Medicine characterizes it by the inability to refrain and control their cravings as well as causing the addict to become unaware of their problems, behaviors, emotions and even their relationships with others.