You don’t choose to acquire it. A family history of drug/alcohol problems puts you at greater risk.
If you have chemical dependency, it’s not a symptom of some other problem. Your chemical dependency will interfere with treatment for other problems unless the chemical dependency is also treated.
It won’t go away because you ignore it, don’t like it or don’t want to believe you have it. It’s not “just a phase”.
Without treatment it will eventually get worse. It can progress more quickly for women and young people.
Addiction when left untreated can lead to fatal behaviors and consequences such as drinking and driving, overdose/alcohol poisoning, disease, organ failure, violence and suicide.
Center Point DAAC offers a wide range of treatment programs and services at more than 15 locations throughout Sonoma County.
The staff and professionals of the Drug Abuse Alternatives Center can provide a wealth of information about addiction, available treatment and support services, and linkages to additional help.
Qui sequitur mutationem consuetudium lectorum. Mirum est notare quam littera gothica, quam nunc putamus parum claram, anteposuerit litterarum formas humanitatis per seacula quarta decima et quinta decima.
I've got a good life now. My family, my friends, this school, they all came out of my being an addict and wanting a better life.
The program taught me how to nurture myself and therefore my children...
If there's one thing I learned, it's that I can't do it alone.