Educator Resources for Addiction

What does it mean when someone's addicted to a drug? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby explain the basics of addiction. You'll learn how drugs can be physically addictive, especially when your body builds up a tolerance to them. You'll see how a dependence on drugs can lead to painful withdrawal symptoms, as well as psychological addiction that makes it even harder to quit. Tim will also teach you about the dangers of drug addiction, and about the difference between addiction and substance abuse. Finally, you'll learn how to tell if someone you know might be addicted to drugs, and what you should do about it if you think they are. Satisfy your BrainPOP craving with this informative movie!