It’s No Surprise that Drug Use Goes Up as Jobs Go Away

Reports from Florida show that when economic stresses mount related to unemployment, more people may be reaching for a pill. Particularly, in this region, OxyContin obtained illicitly, as from a drug dealer or by theft. Or it could be obtained by doctor shopping or prescription fraud. Whatever the method a person uses to get the drug, one thing is certain. The drug is seriously addictive. Speed of addiction does vary somewhat from person to person. Some people may dabble in OxyContin for awhile without being trapped but for many people, it may only take a few uses before the cravings…

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Chronic Alcohol Abuse is an International Problem that Just Won’t Go Away

Alcohol abuse and addiction could be the world’s oldest drug problem. But excessive drinking and alcohol abuse continue to be serious problems that cause illness and kill people every year. The World Health Organization estimates that more than two million people lose their lives each year for reasons that relate to their chronic alcohol abuse. Accidents, illness and direct overdoses contribute to these deaths. In April 2012, the World Health Organization encouraged communities to pay more attention to chronic alcohol abuse, as it contributes to so many deaths. In fact, in the Western Pacific region, alcohol is considered to be…

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Drug Addiction Counselor Help

Hi, My name is Danna Sue. I’m an admissions counselor for Narconon. And as an admissions counselor for Narconon, I often get asked, "What are the factors of addiction? What are the things I should be watching for?" There are three factors when dealing with addiction: The actual physical cravings – That’s the actual physical need for the drug itself. Depression – Because your loved one isn’t happy with where things have gotten. Guilt – Over the things that have happened. Every addict is dealing with at least one of these factors, if not, all three. Narconon specializes in not…

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