DRUG ABUSE

Ren in Drug abuse
April 30, 2018

Signs of Substance Abuse—How Family Members can Detect Addiction

Parents naturally have much to be concerned about when it comes to their kids and their kids’ well-being. It is totally normal for parents to fret about their children, regardless of their age. And parents will do just this too.

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Vycthor in Drug abuse
March 20, 2018

My Advice to Parents

I lost my best friend last June from a drug overdose. I told him to stop many times before. He didn’t want to listen. When he died I didn't shed a tear on his casket—I just whispered “That's what he likes“ and “Now lay on it.“ I was so mad. I jus did not understand.

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James in Drug abuse
February 17, 2018

Prescriptions of Death

Just this past week, we had a mother call the Narconon Arrowhead’s Drug Rehabilitation and Education Helpline. She was from Bentonville, AR desperately asking for help with her son’s addiction. Apparently, the son had an old sports injury causing him some major pain which leads to his Doctor prescribing an opioid therapy and it wasn’t long before her son was abusing the drug, which isn’t surprising considering that 1 in 5 people prescribed opioids by their Doctor get addicted.

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James in Drug abuse
February 8, 2018

Drug Personality Discovered

The behavior of an addict can be frustrating, baffling, frightening and yes, sad. The mind-altering power of addictive substances is so strong that many people are overwhelmed. Their actions and words are dictated by their drive for more drugs.

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James in Drug abuse
January 6, 2018

How to Prevent Your Teen From Abusing Inhalants

When you think of drugs, one will typically think of heroin, cocaine, marijuana, etc., but one drug that is not quite as classifiable are inhalants. These include volatile solvents, aerosol sprays, gases, and nitrites, all of which can be inhaled in order to become high. Unfortunately, teens are the likeliest to abuse inhalants as they are more readily available.

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JT in Drug abuse
December 30, 2017

The Dangers of Injecting, Snorting, & Smoking Heroin

There are multiple ways to abuse drugs and alcohol, none of them good, or beneficial, or safe in any way.

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JT in Drug abuse
December 26, 2017

From an Opiate Addict: A Day Addicted to Opiates

Opiates are the most addictive and dangerous drug and for an opiate addict, their life revolves around getting the next fix and high. It is all they think about and all they have time for. Getting high is their life.

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JT in Drug abuse
December 13, 2017

From Student to Addict

Around this time of the year, in any library around the US, students are cramming last minute for their college finals. With the endless stress and crumbling pressure the college life can present, an easy ’fix’ can be very tempting to the overworked students.

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JT in Drug abuse
December 13, 2017

We Can Just Get Help Right After Christmas… Right?

The holidays are the time of the year that we spend with our family and friends. We enjoy each other’s company, reflecting on the year, catching up with loved ones we have not seen in a while. The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year—or at least that is what we want them to be.

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JT in Drug abuse
November 6, 2017

How Far Would You Go?

A sad trend is spreading across America; people trapped by in the addiction of opioids are finding more and more ways to get their hands on this addictive substance. A few even go as far as endangering and inflicting intentional damage upon a defenseless and ever loyal pet. “Heather D.

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