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With the increase in the number of dug addicts, there remains a question like can drug abuse be cured? The good news is that drug addiction can be completely treated and cured. Many of us consider that drug addiction is only prevalent in the low-income groups, or in those who do not have a proper family background. However, this is not at all the case. Anyone from any financial background, gender and age can fall for drug abuse. Therefore, one needs to be very alert and watch for the symptoms of drug abuse in their dear ones, to be able to provide them with help and enable the addicted to get rid of this fatal addiction and lead a normal life.
Treating drug addiction can take time and is a long process. In some cases, it may happen that the person may again indulge in taking drugs and get addicted. Then the question remains that can drug addiction be cured permanently? It must be understood that in most of the cases, the main cause of drug addiction is emotional instability of that person. Therefore, to ensure that the addicted individual gets permanently rid of his addiction, it is important to opt for those treatment programs, which also stresses on counseling the addicted and improves his mental health, his morale and self-confidence.
Though getting rid of the drug addiction is difficult; treating this addiction permanently is possible with the love and support of the family members and friends.
More under-65s – and women in particular – will suffer alcohol-related brain damage, say doctors Women are more at risk of dementia through drinking because they metabolise alcohol differently from men. Heavy drinking may be to blame for one in four cases of dementia. Doctors have linked alcohol intake to the development of the brain-wasting….
Prescription painkiller abuse is a rapidly growing and widespread problem, recently coming into full view due to high profile stories and tragic celebrity deaths. Conflicting messaging and the degradation associated with addiction often mislead people from understanding it as a disease, caused by an imbalance of receptors in the brain. American Board of Addiction Medicine….
With overdoses and deaths involving the use of prescription drugs skyrocketing in the United States, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has selected the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University to host a new initiative to reduce diversion and abuse of these drugs: the PMP Center of Excellence. Funded through a training….
Nurses are to advise patients about their drinking habits as part of a scheme to tackle binge drinking. Patients who return to hospital for treatment after a drink-related injury will receive advice from nurses about their alcohol intake. The assembly government-led scheme will start across Wales in February. The chief nursing officer for Wales said….
Substance abuse is spreading rapidly around the world and the number of teens who do substance abuse is increasing at an alarming rate. Teenagers are widely using chemical substances for altering their “mood and physical state”. The use of chemical substances beyond the prescribed limit is bound to make the body of the user dependent….