Addiction Info

Addiction – dependence on substance to the extent that cessation causes trauma

Addicts – one who is addicted to a substance, activity or habit

Aftercare – the continuing care and treatment of a patient

Alcohol – any intoxicating liquor produced by yeast fermentation of carbohydrates by hydration of ethylene

Alcoholism – chronic disorder characterized by dependence on alcohol

Chemical Dependency – physical and psychological dependence on substances

Chronic – being such habitually or for a prolonged period of time

Cocaine – a white crystalline alkaloid obtained from cocoa leaves widely used as an illicit drug for its stimulant and euphorigenic properties

Controlled Substances – any of a category of behavior-altering or addictive drugs, whose possession are restricted by law

Counseling – advice; opinion or instruction regarding the judgement or conduct of another.