Worried someone you cared about has a alcohol or other drug problem?
There is help
Help for a loved one
Addiction is a very common but surprisingly misunderstood disease. According to the United States Surgeon General 1 in 7 Americans with deal with a substance use disorder in their lifetime. Yet only 10% of these people will get the treatment they need. We’re here to see your loved through to a happier, healthier, fuller life.
What is Addiction?
The American Society of Addiction Medicine(ASAM) defines addiction as a treatable, chronic medical disease involving complex interactions among brain circuits, genetics, the environment, and an individual’s life experiences. People with addiction use substances or engage in behaviors that become compulsive and often continue despite harmful consequences.
What’s at Stake
Addiction to drugs and alcohol is a chronic and progressive disease much like hypertension, diabetes, or asthma. And it’s just as life threatening if it’s not treated. Overdoses are the #1 cause of accidental death and substance use is the #3 cause of death in the US according to the 2018 SAMHSA.
246 S. Chestnut Street
Ravenna, OH 44266
Compass Recovery Center