Addiction & Alcoholism

Addiction & Alcoholism

Addiction is characterized by the inability to consistently abstain from a substance (such as opiates) or behavior, despite substantial harm to yourself. Alcoholism refers to the addiction to alcohol, in particular.
distraught man with booze bottles
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