What is The Difference Between Addiction and Dependence?

2020-03-23T11:51:14-07:00

Online counseling is a tool you can use throughout your recovery journey to help you overcome addiction. At Recovery Coaching Alliance, our online substance abuse counseling provides several forms of support, one being information. We feel it’s important for you to understand your addiction in order to better defend yourself against future relapses. One of the common questions we hear from addicts and their families is, “what is the difference between addiction and dependence?” While the two sound similar, there are some very real differences. The Center on Addiction states, “There is a range in the severity of substance problems: from [...]