“I guess that proves that no meth is still better for you than using less meth.”
One of the oldest diseases in the world, and we still don’t know as much as we should about its causes, effects, and how to treat it- much less cure it. What we do know, and what we’re learning, ends up here:
Yes, it’s horrifying to read about the exploits of addicts in the grip of addiction — it’s horrifying for many of them, too — but is it something we should use against them, for purely political advantage?Read More
Hint: Just insisting that you’re not bluffing this time won’t convince that young man, or many others of his kind. He’ll need to be shown.
In an atmosphere such as this – already ‘spoiled’, we might say – any response must be carefully thought through and planned.
They’ve been shown to reduce the likelihood of an overdose fatality, but also to reduce the risk of disease and disease transmission; increase access to needed services…and to some extent, reduce criminal conduct.Read More
I’m not sure the author realizes that almost all the drinkers who wind up in addiction treatment do so after having gone through a period of questioning whether or not they deserve a label such as alcoholic.Read More