Alcoholism

Accidents and Substance Abuse:

Accidents are the result of risky behavior and hazardous environments. Inattention, lack of concentration, over confidence, laziness and fearlessness all contribute to accidents. Involvement in an accident can cause serious injury and death in some cases, both to the person causing the incident or those around the accident. Accidents are considered avoidable if circumstances contributing or leading up to the…
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Dangers of Drinking Alcohol Alone

Drinking alcohol alone is an activity that can herald the presence of a dependence and increasing tolerance to the drink. Some people enjoy the freedom associated with going out by themselves and socializing over a drink or two. Others enjoy drinking at home by themselves and find that alcohol helps them to relax and sleep. These kinds of behaviors can…
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Two Wolves Story

One evening an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, “My son, The battle is between two ‘wolves’ inside us all. One is Evil. It is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment Inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority and ego. The other is Good. It is joy, peace, love,…
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Drug Induced Hallucinations: Distorted Sensory Perceptions

A hallucination is the experience of seeing or hearing things that aren’t there while awake and conscious. Hallucinations can be auditory, visual, and even kinesthetic, they can make a person feel things like being touched or pinched. They can trick a person into believing the unbelievable, or that they are in a place they are not.Hallucinations can be intense or mild…
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