DRUG ABUSE RISKS
The nation is suffering a pandemic of epic proportions. But before COVID-19, the U.S. was already struggling with the addiction crisis. How are addicts affected by the developing COVID-19 crisis?
Most experts agree that addiction is not limited by race, genetics, socio-economic backgrounds or level of education. They may be factors, but there is no one smoking gun that always equates to addiction among them. Except perhaps, the behavior of using substances as a solution to a problem.
The common pastime that we know as vaping is not the risk-free, cigarette habit-breaking hobby that we are often led to believe it is. Though “vape culture” as it is called has been met with strong support, real risks to our health are present in vaping.
We are approaching a point in our society where drug and alcohol addiction are our primary concerns in the overall health and vitality of the American people.