Drug Abuse, Addiction and Recovery.
How many times have you asked yourself if you can start over again?
Those facing the struggles of drug abuse and drug addiction may have a hard time imagining recovery and what it will feel like. We want you to know that “normalcy” a new beginning is possible. It doesn’t matter how long you or a loved one has been struggling with drugs or how many times they’ve tried quitting before — drug addiction can be overcome, and you can live a “normal,” clean and sober life happily. It’s never too late to get help for recovery treatment.
Drug abuse and drug addiction can feel like a dizzying and frustrating merry go round. It can cause severe physical, emotional, and mental distress in you or your loved one’s life. Making the decision to begin recovery means you’re choosing to reclaim your life and taking the first important step towards stopping the revolving door of chronic drug relapse. You are not alone.
What is Drug Abuse or Addiction?
What is Drug Abuse or Addiction? Drug abuse or misuse is the use of prescription drugs in a manner other than as directed by a doctor, by using someone else’s prescription or overusing illegal drugs. Drug addiction, which is also called substance abuse disorder, is a chronic condition that affects a person’s behavior and leads to compulsive or difficult to control use of a legal or illegal drug or substance. When a person is addicted, they may continue using the drug despite harmful consequences.