Substance abuse costs the nation’s health care system roughly $11 billion per year.
Substance abuse and addiction can lead to broken and troubled families, ruined careers, domestic violence, vehicle, and workplace accidents, child neglect and death.
Prolonged drug and alcohol use can actually alter your brain’s chemistry. The longer it continues, more damage results and it becomes more and more difficult to return to wellness and a healthy lifestyle.
Drug and alcohol abuse and addiction is a long-term, relapsing, compulsive disorder that frequently requires professional treatment by trained counselors.