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Drug and Alcohol Dependence

When it comes to drug and alcohol dependence and drug and alcohol addiction, the difference between the two might be challenging to understand. Some treatment centers focus on only dependence. Others only use addiction. Still more focus only…
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What Is Substance Use Disorder?

A National Survey on Drug Use and Health, released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in 2017, stated that about 18.7 million adults in the United States had a substance use disorder. That equates to…