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Addiction happens when someone compulsively engages in behaviour such as drug taking, gambling, drinking or gaming. Even when bad side effects kick in and people feel like they’re losing control, people who have addictions usually can't stop doing the thing they’re addicted to without help and support.

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How to tell if you have a drug addiction

Sometimes it’s hard to differentiate between casual drug use and drug addiction. Read this guide to learn the signs of addiction and find the support you need.

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