Drug addiction, also known as substance – use disorder, refers to the dangerous and excessive intake of legal and illegal drugs. This leads to many behavioral changes in the person as well as affects brain functions.
Drug addiction includes abusing alcohol, cocaine, heroin, opioid, painkillers, and nicotine, among others. Drugs like these help the person feel good about themselves and induce ‘dopamine’ or the happiness hormone. As a result, they end up in streets spending all their earnings in consuming drugs inorder to forget their personal and social problems.
Atchayam Trust helps people who are drug-addicted and both physically ill and mentally unbalanced with a team of doctors and professional community counselors.