Imagine you are the survivor of a horrible car crash. One day, while you’re walking down the street, you hear a car horn followed by a screeching noise. Before you get a chance to look around and figure out what happened, you feel a sudden rush of adrenaline. Fear paralyzes you from head to toe, and your mind fills up with images of the accident in which you were involved not long ago. It may look like you’re overreacting from the outside, but from the inside, everything feels so ‘real’ and overwhelming. And so, you sit there shaking and waiting for something horrible to happen.
Addictions are a huge problem in the modern world. People tend to easily get addicted to anything, from social media and coffee to heavy drugs and alcohol. And although all kinds of substance dependence are inevitably bad for a person’s body, mind, and personal relationships with others, typically, it’s the narcotics and alcohol that do the biggest damage to one’s whole life.
At the same time, alcohol addiction is one of the problems that start very easily and innocently. In fact, many people don’t even realize they have an alcohol problem until it’s too late. Thus, since the consequences of overlooking alcohol dependence might be very severe, it’s especially important to be aware of the first symptoms of this addiction – both when it comes to you and the people around you. To find out how to know if you or someone else needs rehab, follow our guide:
Bullying is a huge problem for teachers everywhere. A new CBS survey finds that 63% of autistic children are bullied in the United States, which is absolutely crazy. Another source puts kids with autism at a higher risk, not only in college or high-school but also from siblings at home, according to Healthline.
Bullying is a problem that must be fixed. And guess what. There are solutions that can be implemented to diminish this problem…
Having a friend or family member who is addicted to drugs can be a challenging time, especially when you don’t know what the best way to help them is. Here’s how…
So, you’re a friend or relative of a drug or alcohol addict, and need some guidance? The truth is, if your addicted loved one has been involved in dealing drugs, taking drugs, or has been charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs, there’s a lot to unpack. This can be especially tricky if they’re addicted to the drugs.
There are multiple ways you can help your drug addicted family member or friend get clean. That said, they all require you to give it your all; you have to be there for them 24/7 and know how to act at each turn.
In this post, we’re going to share our top 10 tips for supporting your addicted family members and friends. Hopefully, it’ll help them get clean and live a happier life.