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Determining when consumption is now a problem is not easy.



What is an addiction?

Addiction is installed when a person cannot do without one or many substances, without feeling psychological or physiological pain.



Characteristics symptoms are:

  • Inability to resist the need to consume;
  • The increase of inner tension and anxiety before habitual consumption;
  • The felt relief when consuming;
  • The feeling of loosing self-control when consuming.


The abusive use of alcohol or substance can cause:

  • Physical and mental consequence on health;
  • Behaviour modifications;
  • Financial and judicial consequences;
  • Harmful consequences on familial, social and professional environment.


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Source : Toxquebec 

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