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10 Reasons to Choose Residential Drug Rehab. Slide 1: www.247drugaddictionhelp.com 10 Reasons to Choose Residential Drug Rehab People adopt different ways to deal with their alcohol or drug problem as soon as they realize its existence in their lives. Some decide to eliminate triggers and practice complete abstinence while others enroll for an outpatient or inpatient program at an addiction clinic as they begin the journey of recovery. For working professionals and those staying with their families an outpatient program might be useful. Sudden withdrawal from the substance of abuse is not a good idea as it can be painful may lead to undesired consequences and increases the chance of relapse.

Fighting off an addiction by enrolling in an inpatient rehab or a residential addiction clinic provides unparalleled benefits some of which are as below: 1. Structured environment – An inpatient program offers structured treatment in a disciplined environment. Slide 2: www.247drugaddictionhelp.com 6. 10 Reasons to Choose Residential Drug Rehab. 10 Reasons to Choose Residential Drug Rehab. Ways schools can fight a drug menace. Study Debunks the ‘Deaths of Despair’ Phenomena. Slide 1: www.247drugaddictionhelp.com Study Debunks the Deaths of Despair Phenomena The term “deaths of despair” was coined by economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton in the follow-up to their groundbreaking paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

The 2015 study had found a massive increase in the midlife mortality among white non-Hispanic Americans which was due to the consistent decline in the mortality rates of other sections of the population. The new study succeeded in pinpointing “deaths of despair” occurrence of fatalities due to addictive substances and suicide and reduced efforts against heart diseases and cancer as the main culprits in the above trend. In a follow-up paper the economists and Princeton professors linked the high mortality with the disappearance of blue-collar jobs the stronghold of Americans without college degrees. Slide 2: www.247drugaddictionhelp.com deaths. 10 Reasons to Choose Residential Drug Rehab. 10 Reasons to Choose Residential Drug Rehab. People adopt different ways to deal with their alcohol or drug problem as soon as they realize its existence in their lives.

Some decide to eliminate triggers and practice complete abstinence, while others enroll for an outpatient or inpatient program at an addiction clinic as they begin the journey of recovery. For working professionals and those staying with their families, an outpatient program might be useful. Sudden withdrawal from the substance of abuse is not a good idea as it can be painful, may lead to undesired consequences and increases the chance of relapse. Fighting off an addiction by enrolling in an inpatient rehab or a residential addiction clinic provides unparalleled benefits, some of which are as below: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Choose life, not drugs Addiction is a scourge that has spread far and wide. If you or someone close to you is struggling with an addiction, it is time to seek professional help. Ways schools can fight a drug menace. Study Debunks the ‘Deaths of Despair’ Phenomena. Ways Schools Can Fight A Drug Menace. Ways Schools Can Fight A Drug Menace. A combination of factors, including the ease with which drugs can be procured, alienation and peer pressure, is driving American teens toward their abuse. As a result, adolescents in high school and college do drugs on the sly. In dorm and frat parties, it has become customary to pool all drugs — stolen from elder’s medicine cabinets, or procured from vendors or pill mills — before going on the adventure ride of a collective high. However, this fun and adventure comes at a cost. As most teens doing drugs are aware of the implications of the misdemeanor once caught, they do not report to the authorities in case a peer overdoses, resulting in tragic loss of young lives.

The problem of drug abuse has spread its deadly tentacles across schools, posing a significant threat to the future of children in terms of impact on their health, academics, career and personal life. As youngsters prefer engagement to long boring lectures, some of the means adopted by the schools are as follows: Study Debunks the 'Deaths of Despair' Phenomena. Study Debunks the ‘Deaths of Despair’ Phenomena. The term “deaths of despair” was coined by economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton in the follow-up to their groundbreaking paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

The 2015 study had found a massive increase in the midlife mortality among white non-Hispanic Americans, which was due to the consistent decline in the mortality rates of other sections of the population. The new study succeeded in pinpointing “deaths of despair,” occurrence of fatalities due to addictive substances and suicide, and reduced efforts against heart diseases and cancer as the main culprits in the above trend. In a follow-up paper, the economists and Princeton professors linked the high mortality with the disappearance of blue-collar jobs, the stronghold of Americans without college degrees. As the economy became more globalized and digitized, this particular segment was in the soup by failing to come to grips with the new socioeconomic structures. Tips for Parents to Help Their Child Get Clean From Substance Abuse. Slide 1: www.247drugaddictionhelp.com Tips for Parents to Help Their Child Get Clean from Substance Abuse For parents it is heartbreaking to see their child struggling with substance abuse.

There could be multiple reasons behind a child’s entry into the world of addiction and it becomes the duty of the parents to safeguard the physical and psychological health of a child by taking ownership of the situation and resolving to prevent future abuse. Here are some ways through which parents can help their child lead a sober life and address the underlying issues to prevent recurrence. 1. Having right perspective to deal with addiction – When parents get to know about their child’s addiction problem they could have a different perspective and may not come to a consensus.

Slide 2: www.247drugaddictionhelp.com hidden cause could be parental neglect family conflicts history of abuse in the family peer pressure etc. Tips for Parents to Help Their Child Get Clean From Substance Abuse. Tips for Parents to Help Their Child Get Clean From Substance Abuse. Tips for Parents to Help Their Child Get Clean From Substance Abuse. Tips for Parents to Help Their Child Get Clean From Substance Abuse.

For parents, it is heartbreaking to see their child struggling with substance abuse. There could be multiple reasons behind a child’s entry into the world of addiction and it becomes the duty of the parents to safeguard the physical and psychological health of a child by taking ownership of the situation and resolving to prevent future abuse. Here are some ways through which parents can help their child lead a sober life and address the underlying issues to prevent recurrence. 1. Having right perspective to deal with addiction — When parents get to know about their child’s addiction problem, they could have a different perspective and may not come to a consensus.

One might perceive it as a social problem and think that the society will have to deal with it. The other one might see it as a moral problem. One could also perceive it as a criminal issue if the child abused an illegal substance. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Treatment for drug addiction Parents are role models for their children. 24/7 Drug Addiction Helpline 866-403-5607. 24/7 Drug Addiction Helpline 866-403-5607. Opioid Epidemic Cost US Economy $504 Billion in 2015.

Opioid Epidemic Cost US Economy $504 Billion in 2015. The previous estimates of the economic cost related to the opioid crisis were understated, a new White House report reveals. According to the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA), an agency within the Executive Office of the President, the economic cost of the opioid addiction problem was $504 billion in 2015, amounting to 2.8 percent of America’s gross domestic product (GDP) for the year. The amount was over six-fold higher than the previous annual estimate of $78.5 billion in 2013, the council said. The CEA enlists several reasons for recording higher cost estimates than the previous calculations. First and most importantly, the council’s calculation is based on the conventional methods commonly used by federal agencies in cost-benefit analysis for health-related interventions. Secondly, the CEA takes account of the worsening opioid crisis, especially in terms of overdose deaths, which has increased twofold in the past 10 years.

Prevention of opioid-related problems. Study Confirms Underreported Use of Adderall by Teens, Highlights .. Slide 1: www.247drugaddictionhelp.com Study Confirms Underreported Use of Adderall by Teens Highlights Ignorance A great deal of harm can befall when one uses a drug without bothering to check its properties or side effects. It is always advisable to confirm a doctor or a pharmacist about the consequences of using any drug. Individuals who do not know what a drug contains can suffer from a wide range of health problems if they use it beyond the prescribed dose especially for a longer duration. There’s a chance that one might get dependent on the drug for the whole life. One such drug which is increasingly being abused in the United States because the users are mostly unaware of its consequences is Adderall. The stimulant is primarily used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder ADHD. Its basic ingredient is amphetamine. Slide 2: www.247drugaddictionhelp.com Adderall in students.

Study Confirms Underreported Use of Adderall by Teens, Highlights Ign… Study Confirms Underreported Use of Adderall by Teens, Highlights Ignorance by Andru Bleake. Study Confirms Underreported Use of Adderall by... Study Confirms Underreported Use of Adderall by Teens, Highlights Ignorance. A great deal of harm can befall when one uses a drug without bothering to check its properties or side effects. It is always advisable to confirm a doctor or a pharmacist about the consequences of using any drug.

Individuals who do not know what a drug contains can suffer from a wide range of health problems if they use it beyond the prescribed dose, especially for a longer duration. There’s a chance that one might get dependent on the drug for the whole life. One such drug which is increasingly being abused in the United States because the users are mostly unaware of its consequences is Adderall. The stimulant is primarily used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Its basic ingredient is amphetamine. Dangers of Adderall abuse Adderall use increases dopamine levels in the brain.

As people who take amphetamine are more likely to consume higher doses, they could experience psychotic symptoms. . · 28.7 percent of Adderall users said they did not report amphetamine use. Help for Drug Abuse. Drug Abuse Helpline. Drug Addiction Helpline. Drug Abuse Helpline. Addiction is a chronic disease. Not only it causes severe physical health issues, it also impacts the mental health. Fortunately, addiction is treatable. Seeking professional help for drug abuse can lead to complete recovery and a drug-free life. The 24/7 Drug Addiction Help can assist you in your road to recovery.

Call our 24/7 drug abuse helpline and our qualified staff can help you find the best rehab centers near you. Drug addiction drug abuse helpline help for drug addict drug addiction treat. Help for Drug Abuse. Drug Abuse Helpline. Drug Addiction Helpline. Drug Abuse Helpline. Importance of Preventing Drug Addiction During Adolescence. Importance of Preventing Drug Addiction During Adolescence by Andru Bleake. Dangers of Driving Under the Influence of Cannabis. Slide 1: www.247drugaddictionhelp.com Dangers of Driving Under the Influence of Cannabis Drugged driving – a term commonly used when the substance used before “driving under the influence” or just DUI of both alcohol and an addictive drug is a drug rather than alcohol – is a major concern world over.

DUI and drugged driving kill thousands of people globally every year. In the United States although prevalence of alcohol use is associated with high morbidity due to motor vehicle crashes many road accidents also involve drivers who test positive for cannabis and other intoxicants. Drugs like marijuana has the potential to acutely impair driving skills leading to tragic motor vehicle accidents and harsh legal penalties. Slide 2: www.247drugaddictionhelp.com Presence of marijuana in the blood is usually tested by measuring the level of delta-9- tetrahydrocannabinol THC an ingredient that causes mind-altering effects.

Dangers of driving under the influence of cannabis. Dangers of driving under the influence of cannabis by Andru Bleake. Dangers of Driving Under the Influence of Cannabis – Andrubleake – Medium. Drugged driving — a term commonly used when the substance used before “driving under the influence” or just DUI (of both alcohol and an addictive drug) is a drug rather than alcohol — is a major concern world over. DUI and drugged driving kill thousands of people globally every year. In the United States, although prevalence of alcohol use is associated with high morbidity due to motor vehicle crashes, many road accidents also involve drivers who test positive for cannabis and other intoxicants.

Drugs like marijuana has the potential to acutely impair driving skills, leading to tragic motor vehicle accidents and harsh legal penalties. A recent report titled “drug-impaired driving,” released by the Governors Highway Safety Association and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility revealed that the fatally injured drivers who were tested in 2015 showed more positive drug tests than the presence of alcohol. Pot can impair motor skills Impaired driving is not a new issue. Identifying Signs And Symptoms of Elderly Substance Abuse. Slide 1: Identifying Signs and Symptoms of Elderly Substance Abuse Substance abuse is a widespread problem in the United States affecting teenagers and young adults more than most of the other age categories.

However there are many elderly people from the baby-boom generation who have had an increased exposure to illegal drugs and alcohol owing to different reasons. According to some experts the increased acceptance of substance abuse among the senior citizens is primarily driven by the tendency of such substances to “cure” a bad mood or sleep deprivation. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2014 people aged 65 years or older represented 14.5 percent of the U.S. population which is approximately one in every seven Americans.

With such a vast population of senior citizens it is estimated that more and more seniors will now fall prey to addictive drug use in the near future. Slide 2: Identifying signs and symptoms of elderly substance abuse by Andru Bleake. Identifying signs and symptoms of elderly substance abuse. How to Stop Enabling an Addict. It is not easy to quit drugs or any other addictive substance. In fact, a lot of grit and determination is needed to give up the devastating habit. Addiction becomes more devastating and life-threatening if not treated at the right time. But many people don’t even know that addiction is a chronic disease, just like cancer, heart disease or diabetes. And thus, they are unaware of the available therapies or treatments. An untreated addiction can lead to numerous physical and mental ailments, which make it disabling and unmanageable as the problem grows older. There are ways, like medications and therapies, to control intense desire or cravings for the addictive substances, but the ultimate responsibility lies on the user who is expected to care about his own or others’ well-being and life.

Here are some tips to manage addiction problem in those who are vulnerable: Recovery is possible Prior researches have linked the use of drugs like marijuana to possible gene mutations. Cannabis Withdrawal Symptoms. Cannabis Withdrawal Treatment. Identifying Signs and Symptoms of Elderly Substance Abuse. Signs of Drug Abuse in Teens. Dealing With Drug Addicted Children. Recognizing Drug Addiction. Signs & Symptoms of Drug Addiction. Inpatient Addiction Treatment Programs.

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