Alcohol Awareness Month- How to treat addiction as a chronic illness

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR)- April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Alcohol abuse affects millions of Americans which is more than eight percent of the population.  Addiction actually hi-jacks the brain and changes the way the brain functions.

Ned Presnall with Clayton Behavioral tells us how to treat addiction as a chronic illness and not a personal failing.

For additional information visit claytonbehavioral.com.