Most parents want to do everything they can to ensure their children grow up to lead healthy, productive, successful lives. That goal acts as a driving force behind how parents raise their children and the day-to-day actions that parents take in doing so.
Kratom has been called a “wonder drug” by some. Others call it a “dietary or herbal supplement”. The Mayo Clinic calls it “unsafe and ineffective” and says that “research shows little promise”. Kratom has increased in popularity and use in recent years and has been designated as the cause of overdose deaths.
We often hear news stories about drug overdoses, about the rise in drug-related fatalities across America, and how we should respond to them. But what about alcohol overdoses, alcohol poisoning? It’s important to understand that alcohol poisonings do occur, and that they are extremely dangerous. It’s essential to know what the signs and symptoms of alcohol overdoses are and what to do if a loved one or friend has binge drunk to the point of an alcohol overdose.
The trafficking and abuse of new synthetic opioids are deadly trends.
There is some data that suggests when people experiment with alcohol in their youth, this predisposes them to a long list of harmful effects later in life, addiction included. This provides yet another reason why parents should do everything they can to prevent their children from experimenting with alcohol.
When I first found out my daughter was using drugs, I knew I had to get her help right away. I had previously worked at a Narconon center myself and had some reality about how to help people who are addicted to drugs. However, when it comes to your own daughter, it is harder and more difficult.
While it is true that each state in the U.S. struggles with some degree of drug addiction among its residents, drug use trends differ, state-to-state. What does drug abuse look like in a mostly rural state like Oklahoma?
Why must drinking, drug use, and dancing so often go hand in hand? Would it be possible to create and support a nightclub scene that does not seem to necessitate drinking or drug use?
Historically, alcohol misuse has affected men far more than women. Today, while alcohol abuse still affects more men than it does women, the gap is closing, and women are becoming increasingly afflicted with alcohol addiction.
When I arrived I was a mess! I was broken, nervous, probably looked terrible, but was willing to do whatever it takes to get off drugs. I had a really nice and warm welcome from staff and students. The student body seemed to have a lot of positive and good energy. And in the condition I was in at the time THEY HAD WHAT I WANTED AND HOPED TO BE LIKE THAT ONE DAY.