Substance Addiction

Cigarettes
Cigarettes
Cigarettes 1-3-1 ESSAY Did you know three cigarettes could get one addicted? Every time one takes a puff of a cigarette they?re playing a dangerous game with life. I always wondered, Why are cigarettes so deadly, what is in cigarettes, if people know they?re deadly then why do they still smoke them, and finally why does the government allow people to buy these when they can kill you? Every time one smokes a cigarette it?s like putting a gun to your head and pulling the trigger with out knowing i
Proposition 215
Proposition 215
Proposition 215 There should have been a NO vote on Proposition 215! Marijuana is NOT a medicine! There currently exists controversy concerning smoking marijuana as a medicine. Many leaders and members of the public have been misled, by the well financed and organized pro-drug legalization lobby, into believing there is merit to their argument that smoking marijuana is a safe and effective medicine. A review of the scientific research, expert medical testimony and government agency findings show
Alcoholism
Alcoholism
Alcoholism CUNNING, BAFFLING, POWERFUL, PATIENT AND DEADLY Alcoholism: Today's substance abuse, whether alcohol or drugs, continues to be a major social problem. Common patterns occur in all forms of substance abuse. While some types of substance abuse problems are slightly different in terms of causes and cures, experts agree that there are some do's and don'ts which relate to kicking the abuse habit. If you or a loved one have a substance abuse problem, this article can give you sound advice o
Marijuana Prohibition Is A Violation Of First Amendment Rights
Marijuana Prohibition Is A Violation Of First Amendment Rights
Marijuana Prohibition is a Violation of First Amendment Rights Let me ask you something? if you had a choice, what would it be: Marijuana or Martinis? This question appeared in the New York Times on Tuesday, May 12th, 1998. Due to the Marijuana Tax Act of 1937 the only legal choice that you and the 18 million other adults who used marijuana last year can make is the martini (Against Drug Prohibition ix). The legal acceptance of alcohol, however, does not exclude it from the category of a
School Violence and Violence in School: A proposal for a Teacher Train
School Violence and Violence in School: A proposal for a Teacher Train
School Violence and Violence in School: A proposal for a Teacher Train School Violence and Violence in School: A proposal for a Teacher Training Curriculum School Violence and Violence in School: A proposal for a Teacher Training Curriculum Ana Pedro Departamento de Educação, Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, 3810-193, Portugal Abstract In the first part of this study we examine the school violence question, be it the violence that happens at school, consequence of external pressures (cultural, so
Substance Abuse and Addiction
Substance Abuse and Addiction
Substance Abuse and Addiction Substance Abuse and Addiction By: HHS4UO Ms. Campbell Monday, June 2, 2014 This study is to show the impact on substance use and addiction on families, and the individuals involved. This topic is important because it will contain detailed information about the causes and effects of drug use, and the impact of substance abuse on society. Substance use is the consumption of low or infrequent doses of alcohol and other drugs, sometimes called experimental, casual, or s
Abstinence vs Harm Reduction
Abstinence vs Harm Reduction
ADDC 1101: Introduction to Addiction Abstinence vs Harm Reduction One of the most talked about debates in addiction counseling is between abstinence and harm reduction. In general, Abstinence-focused addiction counseling believes that recovery only exists if the addictive substance is completely removed from the life of the individual it affects. The issue is seen as largely black or white: either you drink/use drugs and deal with the consequences, or you abstain and live a life in recovery. Har
Amber Mileski
Amber Mileski
Amber Mileski English 111 Compare and Contrast 26 March 2017 Fighting the Battle Against Drugs The use of drugs has increased in recent years, according to numerous articles in medical journals. They threaten communities all over the world because of how affect the organs of the body and their functions. Crack and cocaine are two of these dangerous drugs. Thus, it is important for health care professionals to have knowledge about them in order to deal with any problems related to their use that
What is lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)? Effects
What is lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)? Effects
What is lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)? Effects and hazards of LSD Written by Kathleen Davis FNP Knowledge center Published: Monday 29 June 2015 Published: Mon 29 Jun 2015 email 5 2 Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) is an illegal drug whose primary effect is to alter the senses and cause hallucinations. Formulated in 1938 as a treatment for respiratory depression , Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann inadvertently discovered LSD's unique properties when he accidentally absorbed some on his skin. Beli
William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare William Shakespeare (baptised 26 April 1564 - 23 April 1616)[a] was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the Bard of Avon (or simply The Bard). His surviving works consist of 38 plays 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language, and are performed
Sasha gutierrez Professor : Toshi M. Francis
Sasha gutierrez Professor : Toshi M. Francis
Sasha gutierrez Professor : Toshi M. Francis (Psy 100)9/7/2016 What is psychology to you ? Psychology is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. One thing that can effect a person's behavior or their ability to process feelings and information are substances like drug and alcohol. an peer reviewed article that focuses specifically on the psychological effects of drugs and alcohol on a person Risk and Protective Factors for Alcohol and Other Drug Problems in Adolescence and Early