As we explored their dilemma, the father suddenly had an insight: the money he gave his son, regardless of reason, just wound up in some in some drug dealer’s pocket.
Topics: enabling and provoking
There are folks who make the rounds, getting the same advice over and over, and never putting it into action.
There’s not much point in pretending that all those years of dousing the brain with toxins hasn’t left its mark.
For most of us, personal risk management boils down to inserting a process of logical reasoning between the desire and the action.
It’s difficult to gab or text with your friends or play Candy Crush while you’re struggling to assume the yoga position.
In fact, it’s often difficult to convince the trauma patient to seek treatment, in part because of fear of having to re-experience the event.
The field is getting accustomed to patients arriving in addiction treatment complaining of problems with prescription opioids, stimulants, sedatives, etc, while actively enrolled in medical cannabis programs.