Sunday November 23rd 2014

drug addiction prevention

Warning signs of relapse

Unlike other diseases, relapse doesn’t just happen – it is a process. We reviewing the warning signs of relapse and what you can to do prevent it here.

Relapse prevention triggers: Beyond people, places and things

When it comes to addiction recovery, which associations are triggers for you? A basic worksheet with questions about relapse prevention triggers here.


After a drug or alcohol slip up

Don’t wallow! Get your life back on track after a slip up. Here, we present a concrete plan of action to catch yourself before you fall too far.

BREAK OUT: Prisons and drug offenders (INFOGRAPHIC)

Why are there are so many addicts behind bars? We explore the relationship between substance abuse and imprisonment visually in this exclusive infographic. We also offer alternatives to prison terms for drug use sentences. BREAK OUT of outdated thinking and join us here!


Who’s responsible for prescription drug addiction?

Should doctors who neglect due diligence be held responsible for prescription opioid addiction? We explore here.


Drug contracts for kids and teens

Can we have contracts with our own teens when it comes to drug use? you bet. More on how to create a drug contract here.

Crack cocaine addiction documentary

Looking for an excellent crack cocaine addiction documentary? Check out Hitting Rock Bottom, a dramatized TV-style film series about addiction. More about documentaries about addiction here.

Clinical assessment of drug abuse

NIDA has developed a portfolio of free resources for nurses, MDs, and clinicians to help identify drug use and abuse early…and to address it BEFORE abuse leads to addiction. More on the new initiative NIDAMED here.

Honesty, leniency can drive your kids to drugs?

Thinking about letting your kids stay home alone? What about telling them of past drug use? Think again. A review of recent studies about drugs and parenting styles here.


My child is using drugs: 8 steps for intervention

Is your child using drugs? Drug users are expert manipulators. To avoid denial or refusal of treatment, plan a intervention with family members to address your child’s drug use. 8 tips for planning a drug or alcohol intervention here.

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