There are many different types of addiction and we believe it is important to be informed and educated on the effects commonly abused substances have on the body and mind. This information better helps us comprehend the dynamics of addiction, the importance of sobriety, and the steps necessary for successful recovery. We compiled a list of common substances and provided detailed information about their effects.
You can read up on each substance below. All pages contains detailed information on their effects as well as methods of treatment. While some substances may fall under the same category, such as opium and oxycodone, their effects on the mind and body can differ greatly.