Facts About Alcohol

Facts About Alcohol

Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the United States: 17.6 million people, or one in every 12 adults, suffer from alcohol abuse or dependence along with several million more who engage in risky, binge drinking patterns that could lead to alcohol problems. More than half of all adults...

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Understanding Addiction

Understanding Addiction

People experiment with drugs for many different reasons. Many first try drugs out of curiosity, to have a good time, because friends are doing it, or in an effort to improve athletic performance or ease another problem, such as stress, anxiety, or depression. Use doesn’t automatically lead to abuse, and...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Alcohol and Drugs

Frequently Asked Questions About Alcohol and Drugs

NCADD has prepared this list of Frequently Asked Questions to help with the many questions people have with Addiction, Treatment and Recovery. We have conveniently split this into sections for Parents, Youth, Women, Seniors, Treatment and Veterans.

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The REAL story about alcohol and other drugs

The REAL story about alcohol and other drugs

As a young person, you’ll hear everything there is to hear about alcohol and other drugs from friends, your brother or sister or other young people. Unfortunately, much of what you hear from them is based on myth and misconception and, as a result, it may not always be true or...

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