Addiction

Definitionaddiction

Noun

  1. The state of being enslaved to a habit or practice or to something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming, as narcotics, to such an extent that its cessation causes severe trauma.

 

No one is immune from addiction; it afflicts people of all ages, races, classes and professions.

Patrick J. Kennedy

 

“The effects of addiction on society are devastating . . . From the family unit, to the broader effects on the community and justice system.  Addiction affects us all and is a problem that society has to tackle together.”

A Center for Recovery – Website

 

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