Why People Start Using Drugs and Alcohol

March 25, 2008

 

People who don’t engage in drug and alcohol abuse often wonder why others do. It happens for a variety of reasons, though none of them are worth the consequences of substance addiction. No one really starts out thinking that they will become addicted to drugs or alcohol, but somewhere along the way the body and brain trigger that reaction. It can happen almost immediately or over a period of years.

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Interventions

March 22, 2008

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Drug addiction can ruin people’s lives. It is often those closest to the addict that have the best chance to help them get addiction recovery. The addicts loved ones often hesitate. Not saying anything until a tragedy has occurred. It is often difficult to know what to say, and when to say it. There are professionals that can help you by leading your intervention. You can also handle your own intervention with the advice of a professional. Either way you choose, the most important thing is that the addict that needs help, gets it. Read more

How to Confront an Addict

March 11, 2008

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Sometimes it becomes necessary to discuss alcoholism or drug abuse with a loved one who suffers from it. This can be a very difficult situation. It’s emotionally draining at best, and can even be frightening if the addict has violent tendencies. Read more

How To Be Saved From That Crave

March 3, 2008

Have you ever felt the extreme need for something that you do not presently have? Craving could be considered a human instinct, as it occurs when something we love to consume or drink has been deprived to us abruptly. Read more

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