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Substance Abuse Professionals

Tools for Addiction Counsellor

What is Addiction?

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Addiction is a complex disease, often chronic in nature, which affects the functioning of the brain and body. It also causes serious damage to families, relationships, schools, workplaces and neighborhoods. The most common symptoms of addiction are severe loss of control, continued use despite serious consequences, preoccupation with using, failed attempts to quit, tolerance and withdrawal.

Specific drug facts

Local resources for substance abuse

Addiction articles

Statistics and Trends


Mental Health of Wisconsin guide

This guide contains listings of community mental health and substance abuse services; support and crisis lines; advocacy services; legal resources, and youth & family services. Click on the guide below to open.


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