Addiction and the Brain – Addiction Center

Addiction and the Brain

What Does Addiction Do to the Brain? Addiction impacts the brain on many levels. The chemical compounds in stimulants, nicotine, opioids, alcohol, and sedatives enter the brain and bloodstream upon use. Once a chemical enters the brain, it can cause people to lose control of their impulses or crave a harmful substance. When someone develops … Continue reading Addiction and the Brain