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Addiction

​Addiction refers to the problematic use of a substance. The harms of substance use can range from mild (e.g., feeling hungover, being late for work) to severe (e.g., homelessness, disease). Treatment options for addiction include self-help, counselling, medications and withdrawal management.

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Alcohol

​Alcohol is a depressant drug that can slow down the parts of the brain that affect thinking, behaviour, breathing and heart rate.

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Alzheimer's Disease or Dementia

​Dementia is abnormal brain degeneration that leads to changes in a person’s ability to think, speak, socialize and take part in daily activities.

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Amphetamines

Amphetamines are stimulant drugs that speed up the central nervous system. These drugs can cause addiction if they are misused.

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Anti-anxiety Medications (Benzodiazepines)

Anti-anxiety medications help reduce the symptoms of anxiety, such as panic attacks or extreme fear and worry. The most common anti-anxiety medications are called benzodiazepines.

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Antidepressant Medications

Antidepressant medications are most commonly used to help relieve the distress of depression or anxiety.

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Antipsychotic Medications

Antipsychotic medications can reduce or relieve symptoms of psychosis, such as delusions (false beliefs) and hallucinations (seeing or hearing something that is not there).

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Anxiety Disorders

​Anxiety is cause for concern when symptoms are persistent and severe and cause distress to the person’s daily life.

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

​Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder affects attention span and concentration and can also affect how impulsive and active the person is.

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Bipolar Disorder

​Bipolar disorder is a medical condition characterized by extreme mood swings that affect how people think, behave and function.

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