Tag: Addiction

Drug Addiction Poems

Often, poems and inspirational sayings can help lift spirits and focus on the important things in life. When you are battling a drug addiction, poems can help keep you focused and on track with recovery. It can motivate you toward action and getting help for your addiction. Perhaps the most well-known poem is “The Serenity […]

Youth, Drug Abuse and Causes (Part 1)

The National Youth Commission Act, 1996, defines youth as people aged between 14-35 years. According to  Statistics South Africa  ‘’Youth in South Africa constituted 37% of the population in 2010, numbering 19.1 million individuals.’’ There is a rise in drug use by the youth in South Africa. This ranges from the Youth in Schools and […]

Drug Addiction Disease

Drug addiction is a disease. There’s no doubt about that. In fact experts say that drug addiction is more of a brain disease than anything else. Scientific advances have offered amazing insights into how the brain works and what drugs do to the way the brain functions. Luckily, however, this disease is treatable and curable. […]

Celebrities also suffer Drug Addiction

Drug addiction knows no boundaries and doesn’t pick or choose who it will affect.  Celebrity drug addiction is commonplace today in the business, and it is just spotlighted more because of the high profiles of today’s celebrities.  It’s not uncommon to hear about another celebrity entering rehab for drug addiction.  The list can read like […]

Books on Drug Addiction

Drug addiction is the subject of many books that are out on the market today.  When you have an epidemic that so many people suffer from like drug addiction, writers often make that epidemic the subject of their books in the hopes that they will be able to help people recover from their problems and […]

Addiction Group Therapy

Group therapy is a very significant part of treatment centres and it offers people that have alcohol and/or drug problems support that they need to understand the roots of their addiction and pay attention to healing themselves by looking into problems that hold them back and learning a number of ways to deal with them. (Montgomery […]

Am I an Addict?

Addiction is a condition which involves doing things that can be pleasurable persistently or repetitively despite their consequences. Continued use or an act of compulsive behaviour can interfere with ordinary responsibilities such as work responsibilities, family, health and relationships. Sometimes people get addicted just after a few times of exposure or act. Something to think […]