ALCOHOL

Ren in Alcohol
January 6, 2019

Are There Different Levels of Alcohol Addiction?

One concept that gets tossed around is this idea of there being different “levels” of drinking. This could lead to the conclusion that some types of drinking are “okay,” and others are not. You see this show up in common phrases such as “problem drinking,” “drinking to get drunk,” “trouble drinking,” “daily drinking,” “at-risk drinking,” “binge drinking,” “excessive drinking,” etc.

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Joanne in Alcohol
May 10, 2018

DJ Avicii Died from Addiction

DJ Avicii died on April 20, 2018, at the age of 28. Tim Bergling, better known by his stage name Avicii, was a Swedish musician, DJ, and record producer. Avicii started his career at sixteen, posting his remixes in online forums. This led him to sign his first record label deal.

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Ren in Alcohol
May 6, 2018

The Unheard of Risks that Drug Abuse has on Teens

Drug abuse has very specific and very damaging effects on people who partake in such activities. Different drugs have unique effects on people based on the drug being used.

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JT in Alcohol
December 2, 2017

It Started with Alcohol

As a teen, I learned about alcohol by going to friends’ houses and sneaking into their fathers’ liquor cabinets. The rush was exciting and I learned that day that being drunk seemed fun.

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JT in Alcohol
November 17, 2017

The Leading Cause of Accidental Death Is…

Drug overdose is now the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. In 2015, the number of overdose deaths surpassed the number of deaths from car accidents. The current opioid epidemic is the worst drug crisis in American history.

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JT in Alcohol
November 7, 2017

America and Addiction

Which members of your family or close friends are or have been addicted to drugs? If you can answer this question with one or more names, you are not alone. According to a Pew Research Center survey conducted in August 2017, 46% of adults in the U.S.

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Magan Kilgore in Alcohol
October 26, 2017

Sober! Finally!

Before I got to Narconon, I had been drinking for 30 years I was taking eight different psychiatric medications, for the past 15 years.

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Magan Kilgore in Alcohol
October 18, 2017

A+ or Adderall Addiction?

We hear almost every day about how some college athletes are addicted to some drug or another, and for them, it’s for the pain to cope with the high contact sport. On the flip side, however, is high-pressure on the high grades.

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Magan Kilgore in Alcohol
October 17, 2017

A Scary Night on the Road—Halloween DUI

In October of 2012 I finally got the reality check I needed. I, along with many other college students, spent way too much time drinking and having fun than actually going to class and paying attention.

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Magan Kilgore in Alcohol
October 13, 2017

Why I Work at Narconon

I grew up the son of a drug user. My dad was a lifetime alcoholic and user of marijuana; I have no idea if he used other more sinister drugs.

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