Smoking is bad for your health.
- Smoking can hurt your lungs and heart.
- Smoking can cause cancer.
- Women who smoke may have sick babies.
Drinking too much alcohol and smoking are bad for you. Find out how to stop.
Alcohol dependence (or alcoholism) is a serious disease.
People who have alcoholism feel a strong need to drink alcohol and cannot control how much alcohol they drink.
Alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs are easy to find in our communities. We have heard about their harmful effects, yet when so many people are drinking, smoking, or using other drugs, it may be difficult to make healthy choices. There are many things we can do to educate ourselves and to support a friend or family member dealing with substance use or abuse.
Alcohol dependence is also called alcoholism.
Alcoholism, or alcohol dependence, is a physical condition.
Feel an uncontrollable need, or craving to drink alcohol
Cannot control how much alcohol they drink