What Do You Say To Someone On Drugs


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Drugs being a way of life for most teenagers, what do you say to someone on drugs? Parents, siblings, or friends are the ones who can really take an addict towards sobriety. But quite often they come to notice the addiction a little too late. The first steps to make the addict realize the need for rehab can be really frustrating. Most addicts face this dilemma of dual cravings. When one part of their mind wants to somehow stop this daily torture, the other goes right ahead to get another fix.

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What Do You Say To Someone On Drugs

  1. 1. What do you say to someone on drugsAuthor: Dion SilvaThe disease of drug addiction has reached terrible proportions all around theworld. It has crippled the most fruitful periods of millions of people, young andold. This has given rise to umpteen numbers of organizations protesting againstthis great social evil. But the enemy is far too powerful to conquer. Even wholenations are run by drug cartels and their vicious tentacles span all over the globe,making the annihilation of this force near to impossible. Mexico and Columbia areperfect examples of this state of affairs. When one section of the world populationis growing richer and richer, the other is going down into utter doom.Drugs being a way of life for most teenagers, what do you say to someone ondrugs? Parents, siblings, or friends are the ones who can really take an addicttowards sobriety. But quite often they come to notice the addiction a little toolate. The first steps to make the addict realize the need for rehab can be reallyfrustrating. Most addicts face this dilemma of dual cravings. When one part oftheir mind wants to somehow stop this daily torture, the other goes right ahead toget another fix.
  2. 2. Alcoholism is a highly potent problem because of its easy availability and highfrequency of usage in large quantities. You might have found yourself flounderabout what to say to an alcoholic who is on the brink of total disaster. Theproblem of addiction to alcohol and drugs is going on transforming the worldsociety into a wasteland. All the energy and potential that could have been put togood use for the development of mankind is laid to waste by inebriation. Makingthe addicts realize the importance of rehab might have to be done forcefullysometimes, by taking them to rehab centers to undergo the initial draining awayof all the intoxicants through anti-drug medications.The rehab can be successful only if the addict goes through the step by stepstrategies that rehab centers have developed over the years. These steps aim atnot just making the addict quit the use of drugs or alcohol, but also and moreimportantly at the overall development of the individual into a fruitful citizen. Thiscan only be done through the continuing support and programs that some of thebest rehab centers focus on, helping the individual to keep up his/her sobriety andlive a happy life.Happiness without addictionRecovering from any kind of addiction can be a very tough process and requiresnot only personal strength and family support but also professional help. There arevarious institutions which offer rehabilitation programs and help people inrecovering from an addiction.The first and most important step in addiction recovery is acknowledging that youhave a problem and reaching out for help. Knowing and acknowledging theproblem can be the first step of healing ones life. There are a lot of institutionswhich are committed to guiding an individual through the process of addictionrecovery, with dedicated expertise. The person has to understand that addictionis a disease which can have disastrous impact on his/her family. But this diseasecan be cured and a new life can be started by joining in a rehabilitation program.Through the treatment programs that these institutions offer, an individual canlearn the tools to start a new life free from the bondage of addiction.The kinds of treatments generally offered by such institutions are drug and alcoholrecovery programs and treatments for eating disorders. Drug abuse or substanceabuse can include addiction to prescription drugs, cocaine addiction, methaddiction, etc. While eating disorders include Anorexia, Bulimia or compulsiveeating. Another major addiction is Opioid addiction. They are a kind of drugswhich doctors prescribe for pain control. But sometimes Opiods are taken withoutproper prescription as people get addicted to this drug. They have anuncontrollable urge to keep using this drug.
  3. 3. Any kind of drug or alcohol recovery program is generally of minimum 90 days andpeople feel that they cannot take out the time to invest fully on a residentialtreatment. For such people there are other programs available such as treatmentwhile working, treatment while attending school/college and other outpatienttreatments. These institutions offer individual care, as per latest developments inmedicine and psychology.They help a patient in recovering from addiction by rediscovering their passion inlife and by creating a long term recovery plan for them. The rehabilitation programincludes curing psychological problems such as trauma, depression and anxiety.These are cured with the help of behavioral therapy, reprocessing therapy, eyemovement desensitization, hypnotherapy and experiential therapy.To conclude it would be right to say that the correct way of living and enjoying lifeis being addiction free. This disease called addiction can be cured and lives can beturned around. The only solution is to take control of one’s life into their ownhands and make better choices.Drugs: Stay away or Wither awayThere are many misconceptions centered on drug abuse and drug addicts. Manyclassify it as purely a social evil. Everybody in a community including seniors,adults and teens tend to pass judgments on drug addicts as being morally weakand /or having an anti-social mentality. They are also under the illusion thataddicts can stop taking drugs simply by changing their behavioral patterns. Theseare myths and there spread has done nothing less than stereotype the problem ofdrug abuse.The addiction to drugs is a menace to society as they pose a health problem andalso has far reaching social outcomes. When a person makes a willing choice tofall under the influence of drugs it is then when the seeds of drug abuse andaddiction are planted. Scientific research has shown that drugs not only interferewith the normal brain functions—affecting neuron transmitters, producing feelingsof extreme ecstasy—but also inhibits and hampers the neural activity of thecentral nervous system.Drug abuse turns chronic, and into a hardcore addiction, when the brain becomesovertly dependent on drugs. Those who are thus affected by drugs are under aconstant craving to consume drugs and they are completely disabled when itcomes to get rid of this addiction or craving. Treatment is often necessary to getrid of this craving and also prevent relapse. Midwest drug rehab centers areadept at this.
  4. 4. Every patient has a unique history of drug abuse. Thusly, the treatment programshave also to be tailor made to suit the specific needs and demands of theindividual. The main thing that is targeted is the curbing of the addict’s strongcraving, which if not satisfied can go into relapse.What people need to do is try and understand the workings of drug abuse. Thiswill help to prevent it in the first place. Prevention is better than cure, remember?People need to be made aware of this evil through mass media. Seminars shouldbe held at schools, colleges and community centers to keep all age groupsinformed. It is better to be informed and keep away from drugs rather than havingto go into rehab.But even if you are addicted to drugs there is still no need to despair. There aremany rehab centers, like our very own St. Louis drug rehab centers, which willhelp you to effectively combat this situation and help you get a new, drug-free life. Contact details: Sober Living by the Sea 4816 Seashore Drive, Suite B, Newport Beach, CA 92663 Get Help Now…! Call: - 866.323.5609 Email ID: mhurst@crchealth.com Website: http://www.soberliving.com/