Types of Addictions Abuse


According to SAMHSA substance use disorders occur when the recurrent use of alcohol and/or drugs causes clinically significant impairment, including health problems, disability, and failure to meet major responsibilities at work, school, or home. Substance abuse addiction to alcohol and/or drugs is a progressive behavioral health problem that impacts an individual’s ability to think rational or be honest, believing (they) don’t have a problem and/or (they) can control their use of drugs and/or alcohol.  Substance abuse addictions has a large effects on families and/or friends directly or indirectly.

Below are some videos on some commonly abused drugs:

Alcohol: World’s Most Dangerous Drug

Opioids: How fentanyl is making the opioid epidemic even worse

Cocaine: Lawyer Brian Cuban discusses his experience with cocaine addiction

Benzodiazepines: Benzodiazepine Dependence and Withdrawal – How to Avoid Addiction

Below are some videos on some commonly abused behaviors:

Sex/Pornography: What is Sex Addiction? 6 Signs & Symptoms.

Compulsive Eating: BED: Revealing Binge Eating Disorder from a Clinical and a Patient Perspective

Video Gaming: Escaping video game addiction:

Self-Harm: Cutting and self-injurious behaviors

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