Substance and alcohol abuse do not discriminate and people from all walks of life have an equal chance of being affected. It seems that even the elite of the National Football League (NFL), some of the most talented athletes in the world, are vulnerable to the influence of addiction. Recent news of the Bears defensive tackle, Nate Collins, charged with marijuana possession, has been fined and will be suspended for one game per the NFL’s substance abuse policy. The Kansas City Chiefs,’ Tamba Hali, regarded as the team’s best pass rusher, has been suspended for the first game of the regular season due to a violation of the NFL’s drug testing policy. The pressure to achieve is enormous, and many players use drugs and alcohol to cope.
Drug and alcohol rehab has helped many people overcome substance abuse and addiction. For those that have graduated from rehab programs, the day they first
Drug and alcohol rehab facilities are not necessarily places that come to mind when you think of America’s senior citizens. However, according to a recent
Alcohol and drug abuse can have an extremely devastating effect on the user. There are physical implications that can damage just about every organ in the body. There are mental and emotional implications that can cause you to develop serious psychological conditions. Many people falsely believe that since alcohol is legal, it must be safer and less harmful to our fragile beings. That would be wonderful if it were true, but unfortunately for all those suffering from alcoholism around the world, it’s not. Alcohol is equally as detrimental to the mind and body as most illicit substances. This blog will serve as the first in a series to examine the specific effects of alcohol and drug abuse on different organs in the body. This month we begin with the brain.
The decision to enter into a drug or alcohol rehabilitation program is a big step forward in overcoming substance abuse. After you or a loved
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