Addiction & Dependence
Acknowledging that you're having a hard time is a huge first step, you're amazing for taking your mental health into consideration! It can be intimidating to reach out, I hope this resource will help you gain a greater understanding of the available options, as well as find a kind & supportive professional team!
Need help immediately?
Please call a volunteer help line or go to your local emergency room.
U.S.A Suicide Phonelines by state suicide.org
International Phonelines by country suicide.org
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International Help Phonelines by country tumblr
Distractions / Varied Crisis lines / LGBTQ tumblr
US / UK Varied Crisis lines tumblr
What is Addiction?
An addiction is a chronic dysfunction of the brain system that involves reward, motivation, and memory. It's about the way your body craves a substance or behavior, especially if it causes a compulsive or obsessive pursuit of “reward” and lack of concern over consequences.