National Institutes of Health

Drug Addiction: True or False Quiz

Click the answer you think is correct.

1) Addiction is a choice, not a disease. or
2) Drug addiction changes how your brain works. or
3) You are more likely to become addicted to drugs
if people in your family also have addictions.
4) People with addictions cannot be treated. or
5) If you start using drugs as a kid, you are more likely
to become addicted when you grow up.
6) If you have an addiction, your brain will fix itself
shortly after you stop using the drug.
Woman answering calls at a drug help hotline

You can call 1-800-662-HELP (4357) at any time to find drug treatment centers near you. (Photo information)