Addiction is a chronic, often relapsing brain disease that causes compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences to the addicted individual and to those around him or her. Addiction to drugs and alcohol causes the chemistry in the brain to change over time, altering an addicted person’s self-control and hampering his or her ability to resist intense impulses to take drugs.
Many people don’t think addiction is a disease, but instead merely a choice to continue to drink or use drugs.
But the reality is, Addiction has been classified as a true disease, just like cancer and diabetes, and should be treated as such:
Addiction to drugs and alcohol is treatable
The good news is, an individual struggling with addiction to alcohol and drugs like heroin, painkillers, meth or marijuana can be treated to get sober and learn the skills to stay sober and thrive. We specialize in Christian drug rehab and recovery at Addiction Campuses of Tennessee, and tailor our treatment programs to the individualized needs of each client to maximize drug rehab success. We respect and honor each client as a child of God, worthy of love, forgiveness, and support. We work closely with them to understand the nature of their addiction, and give them the tools they need to change their life and thrive.
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