It does not take a wise man or woman to know that alcohol is a more or less unhealthy substance and that drinking too much of it can have a very harmful effect on the human body.
Here we have what might be one of the oldest debates on the subject of drug abuse and alcohol addiction. Is drug abuse hereditary? Is alcoholism hereditary? Why do some people become addicted to drugs and alcohol and others do not? What is the critical factor or factors here? Is it genetics?
Drinking alcohol is a past time many people enjoy and it even has some health benefits. However, when abuse of alcohol occurs, it can cause major and irreparable damage to the body and overall health.
People who drink alcohol on a regular basis—at parties, at the bar or at home—often boast of their ability to hold their liquor.
It’s a good guess that pretty much everyone knows that drunk drivers are dangerous to themselves and everyone in their environments. Amazingly, this doesn’t stop tens of thousands of people each year from driving off in their cars when they have had too much to drink.
John tells his story of how he started with alcohol at age 13 and then progressed to more and more drugs until he finally ended up addicted to heroin and opioids. He then found the Narconon program and beat his addiction.