Tag: addiction

RECOVERY MYTH: ADDICTS WILL SEE THE LIGHT WHEN CONSEQUENCES GET BAD ENOUGH

RECOVERY MYTH: ADDICTS WILL SEE THE LIGHT WHEN CONSEQUENCES GET BAD ENOUGH

The unfortunate truth is that by the time you are heavily into substance abuse, nothing else will matter. Addicts and alcoholics will continue using until the age-old AA warning comes into effect; jails, institutions, and death. By the time the consequences get bad enough, you simply won’t care, nor will you have the where-with-all to recognize danger.Initially, the choice to use alcohol or drugs is just that, a choice. It remains a choice until tolerance builds up, dependence occurs, compulsions drive use, and withdrawal symptoms appear. The end result is...Read More
ADDICTION WILL KILL YOU – IT’S FRIGHTENING, LETHAL AND POISED TO STRIKE

ADDICTION WILL KILL YOU – IT’S FRIGHTENING, LETHAL AND POISED TO STRIKE

 Addiction will kill you one way or another. There is a reason that recovery literature warns that there is nothing but jails, institutions, and death if you continue to drink or use. Either by design or accident, there is no goodness to be had from substance abuse.HEALTHEach and every drug has a side effect. Mix them, or add alcohol or illicit drugs to the cocktail and the combination can be deadly.Prolonged use of alcohol and drugs changes the chemistry of your body. Almost every cell or organ suffers from the...Read More