Is it really necessary to reach the lowest point before you can begin to turn yourself around? Some people convince themselves they’ll never be able to quit until they reach that point, and even use that as an excuse to put off dealing with their problem. But too often these people haven’t really considered just what it means to hit rock bottom, and the fact that by then it might be too late. For every person that has recovered at that point, there are dozens that just kept on sinking. And there’s absolutely no good reason to go there.
At its core, antisocial behavior draws our energy away from others and toward the self. For many people, antisocial behavior is a natural consequence of drug addiction. In fact, a 1999 research study found that individuals diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder were 2.6 times more likely to have an alcohol use disorder and 22 times Continue Reading
Drug intoxication refers to the immediate effects of the drug, which may last from minutes to hours. The speed with which a drug acts depends on the dose taken and mode of administration.
Family members may not initially notice when someone they love is under the influence, but as time goes on, the mood changes, and harmful behavior is prevalent.
Is your child or family member addicted to drugs? If you suspect, but you don’t exactly know, you may need to seek help from professionals.