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Myths And Facts About Alcohol And Drug Abuse

MYTHS AND FACTS ABOUT ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE ΜΥΤΗ Marijuana is not addictive Many people believe marijuana is not ad- dictive because it is a "natural" substance that comes from a plant. Cocaine is made from the coca plant and is highly addic- tive. Where a drug comes from often has little bearing on how addictive it can be. According to the drug information avail- able, approximately one out of ten people who use marijuana will develop an addiction to it. FACT Approximately 75 percent of people who use illicit drugs are employed, leading to an increased risk for having an accident on the job. FACT FACT MYTH False. However. the withdrawa mntoms False. However, the withdrawal symptoms experienced by a person addicted to drugs can be mitigated through the judicious use of prescription medication. Drug abuse and addiction can only be “cured" through a combination of detoxification, counseling, You can cure an addiction by taking medication. education, and abstinence. People are only hurting th themselves when they take dr drugs or drink alcohol. fa factor to the development of an d addiction. C Child abuse is a contributing When a person abuses drugs and alco- hol, everyone pays the price. A person who misuses or has an addiction to drugs a and alcohol is more likely to be involved Prescription drugs are o okay if prescribed by a health care professional. in an accident or commit a crime. A Additionally, people under the influence o often say and do things they normally would not do while sober. This can lead them to hurt their friends, family mem- bers, and coworkers. *Source :

Myths And Facts About Alcohol And Drug Abuse

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We all have our ideas about substance abuse and beliefs why some people became addicted to it. Most people believed that substance abuse is not curable. The truth is, it is a medical condition that re...


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