What associations do you make when you hear the word homeless? More than likely you imagine a man on the sidewalk next to a shopping cart filled with junk. A hardened, wrinkled face, with frizzy gray hair, tattered jeans and a brown bag in his hand. Possibly accompanied by a shaggy dog.
When one makes the pursuit of their next high their primary objective in life, it encompasses them. It becomes the driving motive behind every action they make. The singular goal of getting high leaves the rest of your life in a state of decay.
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.
Any person using drugs today could be taking his (or her) life in his hands every time he gets high. This has been somewhat true for a long time but it is easier now than ever before to lose everything to a single dose of drugs.
Somehow a lot of artists think they have to be high or drunk to access a higher level of creativity. But it became very clear to me drugs and alcohol take it away.
There are probably a lot of people who think they can spot an addicted person. What they may not realize is that one in twelve Americans is dependent on or abusing substances like alcohol or heroin and they may not be so easy to identify.
How do you know when you have stably recovered from addiction? There are a few signs that indicate you have moved on and are able to put it behind you.
Achieving a sober life requires more than off the drugs or alcohol. There are specific life skills does a person need to maintain a drug-free and sober life.
Athletes can be susceptible to drug addiction, using them to enhance their performance or to continue playing after injury. What are the most common drugs abused and what effect does abuse have on athletes and their career?
Artists set the trends and create innovative futures, but if the example and trend they set is drug abuse, society and our future generation.