Drugs and Pleasure

Many addictive drugs tap into the pleasure centers of the brain, which is the reason the drug is so addictive. The euphoria and pleasure experienced by the user are feelings that everyone would love to experience over and over again, however with long term use, those drugs start to erode those centers making it harder to create those feelings of pleasure naturally.

Take a look at how certain drugs affect the brain areas that control pleasure and the risks associated with their excessive use.


Your Brain on Drugs