The Brain and Abstinence
There is a lot of new research on how the brain works in addiction. Among other things, the research can explain,
what withdrawal is
and why addicts find it hard to stop taking drugs, or behave in ways they know are wrong afterwards. In some cases, their impulse control may simply be temporarily disrupted by these changes in the brain.
Below we have gathered some links and videos that may be valuable in understanding youth/adults and addiction.