Drug Effects on the Brain

One of the more fascinating things that caught my attention early on in recovery, was the effects drugs had on the brain. From dopamine surges to the basal ganglia, the whole breakdown was pretty eye-opening and really motivated me to think about the effect that the drugs had on my resulting behavior. If you are interested in reading a simple breakdown of this process, you can find some of the information here:

https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugs-brains-behavior-science-addiction/drugs-brain

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