Noun Attention Deficit Disorder, also known as ADD, describes ADD as a type of learning disorder that is characterized by an individual with an excessive amount of energy and the inability to maintain focus. While many still use the term Attention Deficit Disorder / ADD, the medical definition as defined by American Psychiatric Association’s DSM-5 is Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder...[ read more ]


Noun The process of becoming either mentally or physically (sometimes both) dependent on an intoxicating substance. The use of many different substances can potentially result in addiction, but some have a much higher risk of this result. Some of the most common addictions include alcohol, tobacco, opiates, and prescription drugs. The National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug...[ read more ]