Addiction A - Z

Addiction A - Z

Whether you or someone you love has a substance use disorder, learning about the disease and what to expect can help you cope. From basic definitions, to in-depth information about substance use disorders – including risk factors, early detection, diagnosis, treatment options, and recovery support strategies – you’ll find it here.

More Topics

Get answers to basic questions about addiction, including genetic factors, its signs and symptoms, and how addiction is treated.

Finding treatment for addicton

Treatment & Support

Learn more about treatment options, medications, and how to find a quality treatment provider.

Preventin addiction


Prevention is about delaying the onset of first use until the brain has fully matured.

Ending the stigma around addiction


People with substance use disorders face greater stigma than those with other illnesses. 


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