An addict feels like he is traveling on the loneliest road ever taken, but in fact, he rarely finds himself actually alone. Even when he is homeless and living on the streets in the cold winter nights, somewhere there are people who care and a family who mourns his absence and his struggles.
Many people are surprised to learn that in most cases withdraw from opiates, cocaine, meth, and ecstasy are not fatal and do not require a medical detox. There are two drugs that require professional medical help when withdrawing from as withdrawal symptoms can become life-threatening.
Prescription Drugs For the last two decades, doctors have been handing out painkillers almost with abandon. Not only was severe, life-ending pain treated with these addictive substances, but also chronic, moderate pain like knee pain and low-back pain.
“When I first arrived at Narconon Ojai, I had no idea what was in store for me and to say the least I was doubtful. I had been to three prior rehabs, all ending with the same results—failure and immediate relapse.…“
It is thrown in our face in every other commercial, in almost every movie, on billboards, in flashing lights, in magazines, and just about everywhere you turn. It’s the idea of having a cold brew, a shot on the rocks, or a martini — shaken not stirred.
The accounting from a former college student reveils the true story of alcohol and drug abuse on college campuses.
You’ve probably heard or read many times that alcohol is supposed to have health benefits. At the same time, you undoubtedly know that many people have lost their health to overconsumption of alcohol .
Many fatal accidents have occurred when someone has been walking home alone after drinking, whether it’s hypothermia, assault or drowning.
While the opiate epidemic is making headlines, not much is heard about the fact that more people die from alcohol related deaths than drug overdoses.
Alcohol is even more prevalent today with more lenient laws on availability and more promotion than ever. How does one seeking sobriety survive in today’s world?