Substance abuse and addiction cause havoc to the brain. The brain’s downward spiral as drugs destroy the mind body and spirit is a horrible cycle. Substance Abuse Counseling can help individuals overcome the abuse and find a better way to stop destroying their body and life.
Addiction like a monster starts with a perfectly innocent child and then starts the destructive process. The article, “Addiction often begins with a ‘beautiful’ boy or girl” by Robert Dupont illustrates the destruction of addiction and how it targets the most innocent. The article states,
“In the American mind, drug addiction happens only to people “born under a bad sign.” That’s just not true. Worse, it implies that success in life protects individuals from addiction. Throughout my 50-year career working on drug abuse prevention and treatment, I’ve often seen drug addiction befall every kind of person.”
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