- Bipolar and other severe psychiatric disorders
- Environmental obstacles
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Becoming addicted to drugs or alcohol isn’t something anyone sets out to do intentionally. After continual use, the body becomes dependent upon the drugs as well as alcohol. Sadly it does not take long to become addicted beyond the ability to stop—this is especially true for certain people and certain types of substances. Sinking Faster into the abyss of Addiction Some of the harder drugs, like cocaine, crack, and meth are examples of drugs that quickly grab a hold of a person and take them into the dark abyss of addiction. Just as these harder drugs are easier to become addicted to, certain people are more susceptible to developing a dependency due to underlying issues. These issues are most often related to psychiatric obstacles such as: