Addiction Information

Addiction Overview

Addiction has in one way or another affected everyone. We have listed the most common forms of addiction in an attempt to inform the public so that they may identify the dangers and signs involved in and help us work towards an addiction free society. To add more addictions to this list, please suggest them via connecting with us.

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Fighting Addiction

There are thousands of people to support your fight. But ultimately it’s up to you making a choice, one-day at a time.

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Addiction Facts

There’s lots of hearsay around addiction. Yet the facts are what matters most. Here’s what we have to say about it.

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"After 33 years of drinking I completely changed my life. Sober now 18 months and loving every day as a new day.”

Terry Caudle - Citrus Heights, California

"I thought i went to treatment for my kids and wife, turn out it was for me and my life.”

Robin Stroud - Miami, Florida

"I'm not ashamed of who I am, because I've came so far from who I was.”

Amy Mercer - Somerset, Kentucky

"I'm grateful to be sober because I am now the spirit that I was born to be. Not the ego tripping, selfish monster which I pretended to be.”

Danny Lewis - Lithonia, Georgia

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Types of Addictions

A compulsive need to drink beer, wine or hard liquors is a sign that you have an addiction to alcohol.

Ketamine, Rohypnol, GHB and Ecstasy are all common forms of club drugs and should not be dismissed as harmless.

Affecting the pleasure centers in the brain, Cocaine is highly destructive, as users loose a normal ability to enjoy life without

The consumption and the high with crack is quick, consequently addiction looms large as use increases with the hope of maintaining the high.

Anorexia, Bulimia and Compulsive Eating all have one thing in common, they are all highly destructive compulsive disorders that can lead to death.

Hallucinogens come in many organic and inorganic forms and may produce a variety of visual distortions, multiple hallucinations and even severe panic.

Heroin is one of the most devastating drugs in the world and it does not discriminate against age, sex, race or socio economic standing.

The chemical vapors produced by common household substances are dangerous intoxicants that can cause permanent brain damage and death.

People who are addicted to marijuana find it difficult to quit without the assistance of a Marijuana addiction treatment program.

Crystal Meth (often called Ice or Crank) addiction is devastatingly dangerous to those who use it and the community in general.

Whether it be cigarettes, shopping, gaming or gambling, addicts need encouragement, understanding and support to help them overcome their compulsions.

Although not all forms of prescription drugs are addictive, they are all dangerous and the second most commonly abused drug in America today.

A compulsion to sexual thoughts and behavior can often lead to destructive, risk taking behavior and can be detrimental to home and work relationships.

About 20% of all American teens are victims of drug abuse. Depressive and tumultuous, they are highly susceptible to chemical dependency.