“When one drug becomes a problem, just switch to a different one.” That seems to be the morbid motto of the drug crisis. Use drugs to solve a problem, then once the drug becomes a problem, just switch to a different one.
Since the DEA released its 2018 statistics on the current drug threat, it’s quite obvious that most, if not all of our attempts to handle the drug crisis have failed.
It’s become more apparent in recent years that pharmaceutical companies have played a major role in setting up the current opioid crisis.
The Drug Enforcement Administration just released the statistics on the drug crisis for 2018 and it shows that the problem in the United States is still a formidable threat.
The Holidays can be a tough time for people around the globe, not just addicts. Although addicts have their own struggles during the Holiday season, this time of year can prove to be highly stressful for pretty much anyone.
I hate to point out the irony in the title of this article but that’s exactly what’s started to happen.
Drug use, at the end, progressed at a dizzying speed for me. Even though I was the one taking the drugs . I saw myself as the victim of m y wife, my job, and the doctors that were trying to help me. I even felt like a victim of my own family.
I started doing drugs at age 15. Who knew smoking a joint with a friend would lead to five years of addiction and abusive relationships? My quality of life was poor, to say the least. I was no longer alive and could no longer experience life.
It’s beyond words when a parent loses a child to a drug overdose. It’s so unnecessary and it’s unnatural. Children are supposed to outlive their parents; parents are never supposed to bury their children and when they do, it’s one of the most traumatic, life-altering things that can happen.
It’s not a new phenomenon that heroin is causing overdoses all over the country, especially since it’s being regularly mixed with synthetic fentanyl analogues that are proving to be way too strong, even for veteran opioid users.