Alcohol And Drugs addiction can lower a person’s life expectancy by as many as ten years, and often leads to other forms of illness. These may include liver failure, heart diseases,various forms of cancer, stroke and sexual/reproductive dysfunction. Psychiatric risks include dementia and a form of psychosis often confused with schizophrenia.
Continued drinking And Using Drugs may also worsen or prolong other mental and emotional disorders such as PTSD, ADHD, bipolar disorder, anxiety, depression or even eating disorders such as bulimia. Those who do not seek Alcohol and Drugs addiction treatment may also risk legal issues, job loss, social isolation or difficulty maintaining finances.