Addiction- how to break free from it

Our takeaways from Care Women Deserve Seminar, titled: Addiction and hot to break free from it

  • Addiction is a complex phenomenon that can have a significant impact on a person’s life. It refers to the compulsive use of a substance or engagement in a behavior despite negative consequences. Substance addiction is often associated with drugs and alcohol, but addiction can also occur with behaviors such as gambling, gaming, or social media use.

 

  • Addiction is a complex issue with many factors contributing to its development and persistence. There is no single cause of addiction, and it can affect people of all backgrounds and ages. Effective treatment for addiction usually involves a combination of approaches, including therapy, medication, and support from family and friends.

 

  • Addiction can have long-term effects on a person’s physical and mental health and can impact their relationships, career, and overall quality of life. It is important to note that addiction is not a choice, but rather a chronic disease that requires ongoing management and support. While there is no cure for addiction, recovery is possible with the right treatment and support.

 

  • If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, it is important to seek help from a qualified healthcare provider or addiction specialist. It’s important to educate ourselves and others about these misconceptions in order to reduce stigma and improve understanding of addiction.