Is a Person That Has a Drug Addiction Really Have a Sickness?

Question by Tiff B.: Is a person that has a drug addiction really have a sickness?
Is a drug addiction a sickness or stupidity? If you were very close to someone that wanted so bad to get off drugs but couldn’t, Will you be wrong and stupid for being there for them regardless?

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Answer by Mandy
It’s a sickness and not stupidity. if you were very close to someone with these illness try to help her/him. Who know’s you might save a life.

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