Addiction is a Brain Disease

Addiction is a treatable, medical disorder that affects the brain and behavior. Learn how substance use disorder has impacted our society while examining the disease behind addiction and how it affects the brain. By exploring the five stages of addiction, you will gain an understanding of the repercussions of this disorder. Additionally, you will learn the risk factors and protective factors regarding addiction. Most importantly, you will discover recovery from this disorder is possible and expected.

Module 1 Substance Use Disorder 101 Lessons
Lesson 1 Pretest
Lesson 2 Addiction is a Brain Disease Video
Lesson 3 Post-test