How Do Drugs and Alcohol Affect Your Body?

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It is no secret that drugs and alcohol affect your physical health, but do you know just how much damage they are doing to your body? Watch this short video to find out.

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Drugs and alcohol attack every part of your body.

They significantly deteriorate your health by weakening your immune system. They can cause a variety of cardiovascular conditions ranging from abnormal heart rate to heart attacks and lead to:

But they don’t just affect your physical health.

Drugs and alcohol can also affect your mental and emotional health.

Substance abuse can cause:

Did you know 1 in 4 deaths are attributed to drugs or alcohol?

Substance abuse is treatable. The time to take back your life is now!

If you or a loved one is struggling with addiction, Mountainside can help.
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