What are Drug Use Disorders
Drug use disorders, also known as addiction, are chronic and progressive diseases. Drug addiction in any form – from cocaine to methamphetamine to prescription pain relievers and stimulants - changes the brain. Individuals with a drug use disorder may not be able to control how much they use and continue to use drugs despite serious consequences.
It is possible to recover from a drug use disorder and there are many resources available for help.
It is possible to recover from drug dependence and there are many resources available for help.