a man passed out with a glass showing physical dependence

Physical Dependence

Perhaps you assume that drug addiction, drug tolerance and physical dependence on drugs are all the same thing. Although the terms are often used together, they are not the same. If you use any drug, there are risks of tolerance, addiction, or physical dependence on that substance. Understanding physical dependence requires education, which the caring,…

a woman with a bottle showing signs of addiction

Signs of Addiction

There are many signs of addiction, whether you or a loved one experiences addiction to alcohol, heroin, prescription opioids, or some other substance. The attentive, professional staff at The Right Step Centers know the signs of addiction, and how to provide treatment programs that help an individual through recovery from addiction, and from dependence. When…