Addiction is a complex disease involving interactions among the brain, genetics, the environment, and an individual's lived experiences. People with addiction usually struggle with engaging in harmful behaviors, like drug use, alcohol consumption, and more, despite the consequences. Prevention and treatment options are available and generally successful.

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