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Understanding Addiction

Learn more about substance use disorders and how addiction affects the brain. Find information on treatment, recovery supports, and medications to address addiction.


  • Addiction and the Brain

  • Signs and Symptoms

  • Facts and Figures

  • Myths about Addiction



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Our Mission

The mission of Addiction Policy Forum is to eliminate addiction as a major health problem. We organize our work around these five areas: 


Helping Patients and Families in Crisis

Improving Treatment


Raising Awareness

Promoting Education and Advocacy

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