Drug Abuse Hotline is designed to help those individuals who struggle from drug abuse and addiction. There is no big or small problem when it comes to drug abuse and addiction. At any stage, a drug addiction can be detrimental to a person’s health or be fatal. The illegal drug industry ha been on the rise. There are multiple amount of new drugs of abuse produced every day, and unfortunately they are easily accessible.
Addiction is defined as a chronic, relapsing brain disease that is characterized by compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences (as defined by NIDA). The drugs alter the brain function, that can lead to irrational and often violent behaviors, and it can result in addiction. Drug abuse takes over person’s self-control. Drugs affect the brain function that associated with judgement, motor skills, decision making, memory, and behavioral control.