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Addiction is destroying the morale of our society. There is no age limit for addiction. A person of any age can be influenced with the addiction of harmful drugs, alcohol and smoking. Today, the youngsters between the ages 17 to 25 years are surveyed to be the highest group of the total population to be addicted.
Addiction in short is the mental and the physical dependency of an individual on chemical substances to feel better. Once an individual gets addicted, it’s very hard for him to return to his normal life without the daily use of these fatal substances. Any addiction is powerful enough to mess the life of the addicted person and can even lead to his death on frequent use.
The causes of addiction can be many, differing from person to person. But the main reason behind the addiction is said to be emotional instability. The person who is not living a satisfactory life according to his own will is said to be very susceptible for the addiction. Family and social problems can also lead to addiction.
It is very important to get aware of the addiction timely and get help. There are lots of treatment centers and also the rehabs that are serving only the purpose of helping the affected get rid of the addiction and enjoy their normal lives without having to rely on the drugs. Though overcoming an addiction is very difficult it can be achieved through proper counseling and medication with the support of your loved ones and a strong will power to achieve a normal state.
Many people have features of an addictive personality. They heed the call to the “pleasure center,” located in the frontal lobe of the brain. As many individuals yield to the urges and cravings of the pleasure center, negative beliefs and behaviors reinforce the need to continue self-defeating addictive patterns. Beneath the addiction, one finds personality….
The desire to drink more than we would like to is an emotional habit. A lot of people think that they are alcoholics, but they’re not – they are just stressed and emotional drinkers. There is nothing wrong with them. They have got themselves into a bit of a bad habit; a bad habit that….
“A little 8-year-old boy told me that his mother was a drug addict. She would use drugs and pass out. “He told me he would carry his little baby brother down the street to the store to buy milk and feed the baby because his mom was passed out.” Tammy Grantz, Prevention Workz executive director,….
People should take an honest look at their alcohol intake before they cross the line into addiction, the head of a Tayside alcohol dependency support group said today. Catherine Lawson, chairwoman of the Tayside Alcohol Problem Service Clients’ Council, said it was vital for people to be aware of their personal drinking habits to ensure….
Those who decide to give up alcohol this Easter weekend won’t necessarily be doing so because of holiday tradition. For those involved in the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, it will represent an effort to raise awareness of alcohol disease. The three-day challenge, always the first weekend of April, kicks off the 23rd….