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Drug & Alcohol Use

Drug and alcohol use are common, but can lead to addiction, which requires treatment to overcome. Read more about substance use and addiction here.

makeshift methamphetamine lab
What Is Methamphetamine? Methamphetamine, also known as crystal meth or meth, is a very potent central nervous system psychostimulant. It produces feelings of euphoria, along with increased energy, alertness, and attention. Methamphetamine is classified as a Schedule II drug under the Food and Drug Administration’s Controlled Substances Act. Schedule II drugs have a high potential...
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upset looking young woman behind a bottle and full glass of liquor - alcohol addiction
In 2019, 14.5 million people in the United States ages twelve and older had an alcohol use disorder (AUD), and each year the number increases. Alcohol use disorder is the term that encompasses alcohol addiction (also known as alcoholism), alcohol dependence, and alcohol abuse. It can be mild, moderate, or severe. It is not uncommon...
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digital illustration depicting brain and brainwaves
The question of whether addiction to drugs or alcohol is a disease, a choice, or a moral failing has caused much debate. Does a person make a conscious choice to become addicted to these substances? Is that choice the result of moral weakness? Or is addiction a disease that develops over time that the medical...
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exterior of Indiana government building - drug use
Indiana is in the midst of a drug epidemic. As the crisis continues to grow, Hoosiers across the state are suffering from substance use disorders and dying from drug overdoses. According to the Indiana University website, nearly 1 in 12 people in Indiana have a substance use disorder. In 2019, overdose deaths increased in Indiana...
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