Have you ever had the feeling that addicts act like they are still 14 years old? Do you wonder why they are often unable to fulfill normal adult responsibilities?
The 12-Step programs have a theory about that. Recovering addicts and alcoholics believe that when they picked up their first drink or... read more
Tags: addict, addicted, adolescence, alcoholic, Chemical Dependence, interdependent, marijuana, maturity, normal behavior, predisposed, recovery, responsibility, teenage, teenager
Treatment for alcohol and drug abuse is learning about chemical dependency, how it has affected the person using substances and how to avoid returning to problems resulting from using alcohol or drugs. The effect on the family is a portion of the comprehensive assessment and treatment. Treatment... read more
Tags: addict, alcohol, alcohol and drug abuse, chemical dependency, cocaine, crack, drug, Outpatient treatment, prescription drugs, withdrawal