A common question among people looking into treatment is ‘what is the success rate for addiction treatment?’ This should not surprise anyone.
About Drug Addiction & Recovery
According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), addiction to alcohol or drugs is indeed a mental illness. They state the following:
“Substance use disorder changes normal desires and priorities. It changes normal behaviors and interferes with the ability to work, go to school, and to have good relationships with friends and family.”