How Does COVID-19 Effect Drug and Alcohol Abuse?
It’s doubtful there has been any time in our most recent history that has seen as much uncertainty and turmoil as we have experienced today with the year starting off with a Global Pandemic. Drug and alcohol use is up in increasingly drastic numbers.
Drugs and Creativity
There is some false information that has been spread through word of mouth and unfortunately by some famous artists. This is that drugs induce or assist in creative thought when trying to create on your art.
A New Beginning
“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.…“
The Urban Drug Scene
The inner city, “bad neighborhood” drug scene used to look like something out of a B-rate movie or documentary following a minority’s struggle or perhaps a rapper’s rise to fame and freedom from the ghetto. And in a lot of ways, the urban drug scene still looks a lot like this.
Stable Recovery a Must for Airline Pilots
Like anyone else airline pilots are not immune to alcohol or drug addiction. Efforts to ensure their sobriety is a vital and potentially life-saving endeavor.
The Danger Zones
There are a number of situations in life that become danger zones for drug or alcohol abuse. Someone who is sober one day can easily step across an invisible line and head down the path of addiction.
U.S. Workplace Drug Use Numbers Going in Wrong Direction
U.S. Workplace Drug Use Numbers Going in Wrong Direction Workplace drug testing company Quest Diagnostics has just released a report on their drug tests performed for companies across the country in 2015. The results are grim.
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Shifts Attack to Women, Rural Areas
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Shifts Attack to Women, Rural Areas In the last few decades, we have seen drug abuse shift its epicenters from inner cities to metropolitan areas in general, and then to suburbs and small towns.
How to Identify Someone Addicted to Painkillers
America is experiencing a national tragedy – more than 40,000 drug-related deaths each year. More than half of these are from opioids. It’s vital to know how to identify someone who is abusing these drugs.
Why Do So Many Musicians End Up Addicted?
Why Do So Many Musicians End Up Addicted? For years the music industry has been plagued by drug addiction. Decades ago we had famed artists such as, trumpeter Chet Baker, Billy Holiday, and a number of others.