Professionals can turn to drugs or alcohol in an effort to cope with the pressures they face. If they then achieve sobriety they will then need new skills to deal with these issues.
Addiction among Working Americans Not so long ago, addiction was thought to be limited to musicians or those living on the fringes of society or deep in urban slums. Americans are gradually waking up to the fact that addiction exists at every level of our current society.
In the field of the arts, it’s far too common for our beloved actors, musicians , artists and writers to suffer the destruction of addiction to drugs or alcohol. Why are they so often prone to drug and alcohol abuse?
When I got to Narconon Ojai I was at an all time low. I know with complete certainty that I am going to make it and I’m going to be sober the rest of my life. Thank you for believing in my and pushing me when I wanted to give up.
This poem accurately expresses the anguish a good, loving person feels as they are dragged through the degradation drugs like heroin and methamphetamine cause. Her poem reveals the truth: That good, loving person is still there. She or he is simply imprisoned in the cravings for drugs.
In June 2017, the Drug Enforcement Administration released its new edition of the Drugs of Abuse guideline which provides a guideline for parents on drugs their kids could be abusing.
The signs that California has been inundated with marijuana businesses have been there for years. With legalization we can expect even more impact and need for treatment of those who become addicted.
Drug use is hard on everyone, from the individual who can’t stop using them to their parents, siblings and close friends. But it might be harder on small children than anyone else.
Following the tragedy of Carrie Fisher’s death, the toxicology report shed detailed light on the way her toxic cocktail of drugs contributed to her death.
There’s one thing you can be sure of when it comes to the illicit drug market: It always changes. A drug that someone has been using for years could be replaced with a markedly different substance without warning.