Learn what it means when scientists say that addiction is a brain disease and how substance use disorders (SUDs) affect tissue function in two main parts of the brain.


The Addiction Policy Forum is a nationwide non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating addiction as a major health problem. Founded in 2015, they are working in states and communities across the country to end stigma, help patients and families in crisis and translate the science around addiction.

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