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What Is Addiction? A short video…

A short video from Addiction Policy Forum

  • More than 21 million Americans suffer from addiction
    • Or 1 in 7 people nationwide
  • Overdose deaths claims 144 people each day
    • 375 p/day including alcohol-related deaths
  • Addiction effects tissue function in the brain
    • Can hijack parts of the brain
  • Addiction can be prevented
    • Risk factors & protective factors
  • Addiction is treatable