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Drugs and Alcohol Dependiences in the Family

Drugs and Alcohol Dependiences in the Family

Due to my years of experience working with families, drugs and alcohol can destroy and family run loved everyone away. I dedicated this section to the dependency of alcohol and drugs in the family.

Is Marijuana Really Harmful?

The objective of this article is to explain the effects of marijuana in the body and to answer the question as to its ability to be detrimental to the user.

By: Susan Adams, M. Ed. 

Is Marijuana Really Harmful?

Summary: Marijuana is the most widely used illicit drug in the United States. Marijuana causes many harmful effects to users both medically, cognitively, psychiatrically, and socially. Continue reading

The Relationship Between Violence and Addiction

The objective of this article is to acquaint readers with the relationship between violence and addiction.

By: Susan Adams, M. Ed. 

The Relationship Between Violence and Addiction

Summary: It would seem to be self-evident that the consuming of substances lowers boundaries between people and therefore increases violence. With the consumption of alcohol, people are more likely to lose reason and then control and to act out negative emotion. Continue reading

Recovery Predictors in the Treatment of Substance Abuse

The objective of this article is to acquaint readers with the factors that make for clean and sober goal achievement in substance abuse recovery.

By: Susan Adams, M. Ed. 

Recovery Predictors in the Treatment of Substance Abuse

Summary: It is possible for people with alcohol and drug problems to maintain a clean and sober life style without experiencing a relapse-or, to stay clean and sober following a relapse. Continue reading

Drugs That Suppress the Central Nervous System-Sedatives

The objective of this article is to point out what drugs are considered sedative, their effects and dangers.

By: Susan Adams, M. Ed. 

Drugs That Suppress the Central Nervous System-Sedatives

Summary: Some sedatives are used legitimately for sleep and for anxiety reduction. However, many people use “downers” when they take “uppers” in order to come down from the highs generated by the stimulant drugs. Continue reading