The Downside of Treating Addiction as a Crime

The Downside of Treating Addiction as a CrimeThe disease of addiction often causes people to seek crime to satisfy their cravings. Because of this, Philadelphia drug addicts need immediate treatment to avoid extensive legal repercussions. Drug addiction often leads to theft, property damage and severe harm to others, so, while addiction seems uncontrollable, professional treatment can help. The legal ramifications of drug-related crimes can include jail time, extensive fines and other negative effects to personal life, but these effects can damage someone’s ability to recover. [Read more…]