May 3, 2013 in drug rehab
Recently a Republican National Committeeman Dave Agema compared homosexuality to alcoholism and said that it leads to drugs. Really?
I think I’ve heard it all now. Whether or not you accept, tolerate or embrace a homosexual lifestyle, in what way does it lead to alcoholism and drugs? Every person has the ability to either stay away from alcohol and drugs or decide to partake of them and that has nothing to do with their sexual orientation.… Read the rest
April 22, 2013 in drug rehab
Drug Testing is Necessary for Professional Athletes
Unfortunately, drug testing is necessary in the world of high-paid and highly-publicized professional athletes. These competitive athletes are idolized and viewed as role models for small children. It is important they set an example by honestly earning both the praise and the paycheck.
Every year, over one hundred thousand drug tests are conducted throughout the world, which costs approximately $30 million.… Read the rest
April 10, 2013 in drug rehab
This video looks like an anti drugs video. That sweet pretty little girl has changed into a woman who looks much older than her years thanks to drugs and alcohol. We wish her well as she heads off for her 6th trip trip to Rehab. Its never too late and maybe just maybe the judge who mandated rehab for her may have saved her life.… Read the rest
March 29, 2013 in drug rehab
In the past, drug rehabilitation was something that was typically carried out in secrecy. Drug addiction was to be swept under the rug and hidden from friends, family and outsiders. All of that changed with the popularity of reality television.
Shows such as A&E’s “Intervention”, HBO’s documentary series “Addiction” and “Celebrity Rehab” with Dr. Drew have centered in on the rehabilitation process and shown the world addicts from celebrities to the girl next door.… Read the rest
March 11, 2013 in drug rehab
Relapse is harder for celebrities because they are constantly in the public eye. When a known personality goes into rehab, everyone gets surprised and inevitably become judgmental. Celebrities who have undergone rehab may find it more difficult and awkward to see more prying eyes set on them. The stress brought about by the situation may get so intense that they may end up going back to their addiction.… Read the rest
March 7, 2013 in Drug Abuse
February 22, 2013 in drug rehab
In many states, there is a growing liberalization of policies surrounding marijuana practices, marijuana law enforcement, and more. In states like California, medical marijuana is now legal and the lay of the land for people who can get a prescription from a medical doctor to carry a small amount of marijuana for personal use.
In other states like Washington and Colorado, small amounts of marijuana generally speaking have been cleared for general use – meaning that people do not simply need a medical card or other identifier to use a small amount as long as it is for personal use.… Read the rest
February 11, 2013 in drug rehab
As a recovering alcoholic with almost 16 years of sobriety I never believed that anything could be as harmful to my health as alcohol when I fully understood the disease of alcoholism and its fatal affects if not treated. Over the years despite eating reasonably healthy I have found my consumption of sugar become alarmingly like my alcohol addiction. I started to experience ill health and major issues with autoimmune related diseases such as my psoriatic arthritis.… Read the rest
February 10, 2013 in drug rehab
One time soccer genius ravaged by alcoholism is now in critical condition in an Arizona hospital following a bad reaction to a detox program. This video of the once talented soccer star shows just how sick he is just before he was sent to the States for treatment. We wish Paul well his life if clearly on the line and this is about saving his life not about soccer.… Read the rest
February 7, 2013 in Drug Abuse
New York magazine has an article on how addicts are stealing Tide detergent to fund their drug habit. According to the article Tide has a high customer loyalty and is easily resold for cash. In addition because it’s shoplifting instead of theft, the penalties for getting caught are lower.