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Drug addiction is a use of substances which affect body functions in a negative way and not quitting those substances despite their harm. An addicted person experiences deprivation symptoms when s/he discontinues. In time, s/he increases dose and frequency of substance consumption.
Chemical structures of substances used as drug are different from each other. They cause physical and psychological damage by affecting different parts of central nervous system when they are used. There is no safe consumption types of drugs. The risk of addiction is equal for everyone who uses.
Our cells identify every substance involved in body and record them in memory without forgetting once again. This condition called cellular absorption process is viable for everyone.
People who use drug, who want to be treated and look for solution or their relatives can apply to psychiatry clinics and Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Centres (AMATEM in Turkey).The treatment conducted in cooperation with patient and doctor includes decontamination by staying at hospital in 2-6 months and psycho-social treatment throughout a year. The best preventive way is to start never.
Actions to prevent use and spread of substances leading addiction in society are conducted with the aim of minimizing personal and social problems caused by substances and developing healthy manners in society.