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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.

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

The Hallucinogens

The objective of this article is to identify the effects and dangers of the drugs that are hallucinogens.

By: Susan Adams, M. Ed. 

The Hallucinogens

Angel dust, (PCP) acid, and other mind altering drugs affect perception, thinking and emotion. They can cause delusions and distortions and are very dangerous. Tis article provides a detailed description of their effects and dangers. Continue reading

The Amphetamines

The objective of this article is to point out the effects and dangers of amphetamines.

By: Susan Adams, M. Ed. 

The Amphetamines

Summary: Amphetamines are the stimulants that excite the central nervous system. In high doses, euphoria is present and, as the dose wears off, depression can follow. Amphetamines have been found in diet pills and taken as such for many adults who experienced many negative consequences. Continue reading

Cocaine Use

The objective of this article is to explain what cocaine is, its use, and its effects.

By: Susan Adams, M. Ed. 

Cocaine Use

Summary: Cocaine is a stimulant drug used medically as a local anesthetic. It can cause irritation of the tissues with which it comes in contact, and has serious emotional and physical side effects. Continue reading