We now understand addiction as a complex, chronic brain disease. That leads to a common question: are their medical treatments for addiction?
It’s been drilled into us since elementary school. Don’t drink and drive. Alcohol impairs your judgement, and you’ll make reckless decisions. After a night of partying, your liver hates you and you know it. You get it. You’ve heard it before, from public service announcements and surgeon general’s warnings.