Drug addiction is a very serious illness. Taking over peoples lives all over the world. Along with various reasons why people become addicted to drugs. Addiction can be stemmed from general life ups and downs and many more reasons. There are many different types of treatment one can seek. Whether it is as a inpatient or they may enter a addiction treatment center. Addiction is when a user becomes physically or mentally dependent upon a drug: Using them to make them feel better. As a physical addiction, an individuals body becomes dependent for the drug substance. If an individual goes for a period of time without using; their body generally goes through a process called withdrawals. This is where they body begins to detox from a substance resulting in severe physical symptoms such as nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting. Mentally, otherwise known as a psychological addiction: The individual is not physically addicted to a substance. Yet they crave the drug. User's mentally addicted, usually abuse substances for emotional reasons. To remove things or stress that one might have on their mind. This type of addiction is also relevant to gambling, computers, video games and many other sources. Influences on addiction can come from many different places. It has been noted that people depend on drugs to forget their problems. Studies have shown that for some people who are socially shy, find that when they drink they begin to engage more with the world more. Making it easier for them to fit in with the crowd. Drugs are commonly used as coping mechanisms by some people.