Drug treatment is intended to help addicted individuals stop compulsive drug seeking and use. Treatment can occur in a variety of settings, take many different forms, and last for different lengths of time. Because drug addiction is typically a chronic disorder characterized by occasional relapses. In most cases, short-term treatment is usually not sufficient. For many, treatment is a long-term process that involves multiple interventions and regular monitoring. Don’t let your story end with Addiction. Start a new chapter by connection with The Empathy Foundation.