Addiction is an uncontrollable compulsion or need to take something such as alcohol, or do something such as gamble, to the detriment of your life or wellbeing. Addiction is a serious and common condition, which can take over your life and stop you from carrying out normal activities such as working, eating, or caring for others. If you think you are experiencing addiction, you are not alone. There is a great deal of help available, so please see a psychiatrist or GP.
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