Drugs and the Brain

The Effects of Drugs on the Brain

Addiction is a nationwide challenge. It is not a new phenomenon, nor does it appear to be going away any time soon. The facts paint what might strike some as startling statistics: Nearly 23 million Americans – one in 10 – are addicted to alcohol or other drugs More than two-thirds of people with addictions…

Drugs and Body

How Drugs Affect The Body

Untreated addiction and risky use of drugs causes or contributes to more than 70 conditions requiring medical treatment, according to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University. And the effects of drug abuse are responsible for 20 percent of deaths in the United States. These are no small numbers, representing no…