Does Outpatient Rehab Work?

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, once an addiction develops, willpower is rarely enough to end the addiction for the long-term. Treatment is almost always necessary, and depending on the severity of the addiction and a few other factors, outpatient...

Is Addiction a Disease?

Addiction is characterized by brain changes that lead to compulsive drug-seeking behaviors despite the problems the drug use causes. But is addiction a disease? The medical community has widely accepted the Disease Theory of Alcoholism since it was embraced after...