I am person in long term recovery, meaning I haven’t used alcohol or drugs in over 23 years. When I started on my recovery journey, there was no “recovery movement” and we did not talk about being in recovery. We were silent. Today, I am proud to be a part of the ever-growing recovery movement
Every October, people across the country mobilize during Red Ribbon Week to promote the importance of drug-free living. And this year, there is good news to celebrate. SAMHSA’s most recent National Survey on Drug Use and Health tells us that the percentage of 12-to-17-year-olds who drink alcohol, use tobacco, or abuse certain drugs is dropping.
Drug addiction and excessive intake of alcohol are very dangerous for your health. It is very difficult to control for those who regularly take drugs. An overdose of drugs and alcohol can cause several physical as well as mental problems. If you are suffering from drug addition, it is very important to visit the doctor
Between the medical community and the alcoholic lies a gap in understanding that may be where the answer to recovery is. With one in ten now at risk, addiction is taking a front seat in the medical arena as emergency rooms deal with the fall-out of alcohol abuse including overdoses, auto accidents, chemical withdrawal and