Substance Use Disorder is a Brain Disease

Substance Use Disorder Brain Disease - Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Addiction or what is technically referred to as Substance Use Disorder (SUD) is classified in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-5th edition (DSM-5) as a disease, and as such is: Progressive: meaning that if untreated, addiction will get worse Chronic: meaning there is no “cure” per se however, SUD can be effectively managed … Read more