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Facts about Alcohol and Drug Abuse - Florida Institute of Technology

12/18/2014
07:17 | Author: Sarah Gray

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Facts about Alcohol and Drug Abuse - Florida Institute of Technology

Facts about Alcohol and Drug Abuse. Substance Dependency is a Disease. Alcohol is such a big part of American life today that we rarely stop to consider our.

President Catanese outlines his vision for Florida Institute of Technology and explains why the best is yet to be.

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If you answered yes to two of the these questions, it is very likely that you are dependent on drugs or alcohol.

**If you are still unsure whether you have a drug or alcohol problem, please speak to a CAPS counselor about a substance abuse evaluation. We will be happy to give you a professional opinion about your use.

If you think that you may have an alcohol or drug problem there are many sources of assistance that are available to you.

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FAQ39sFacts - NCADD

10/17/2014
05:26 | Author: Hannah Ramirez

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FAQ39sFacts - NCADD

And, despite the numbers, for many people, the Facts About Drugs are not clear. Facts About Drugs: Marijuana: Each year more teens enter addiction treatment.

Beyond the short-term risks and consequences are the potential long-term effects. It depends on the drug, but all drugs can cause negative health effects and can lead to addiction.

Question: Marijuana is just a plant... is it really that dangerous?

Question: Why do some drug users become addicted, while others don’t?

Question: Does marijuana use lead to the use of other drugs?

Question: Can you get addicted even though you only do it once in a while?

Answer: YES. For most, drug addiction is a process - not an event.

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Facts on Teen Drug Abuse, Alcoholism and Smoking - eSchooltoday

8/16/2014
03:11 | Author: Ryan Brooks

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Facts on Teen Drug Abuse, Alcoholism and Smoking - eSchooltoday

Important facts, statistics and information on drug use, alcoholism and tobacco smoking among teenagers.

Alcohol-related motor accidents are the second leading cause of teen death in the United States.

One study found that teens exposed to the greatest amount of smoking in movies were 2.6 times more likely to start smoking themselves compared with teens who watched the least amount of smoking in movies. Source: www.lung.org.

Young people today are exposed earlier than ever to drugs. Based on a survey by the Centers for Disease Control in 2007, 45% of high school students nationwide drank alcohol and 19.7% smoked pot during a one-month period.

Every day, almost 3,900 children under 18 years of age try their first cigarette, and more than 950 of them will become new, regular daily smokers.

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The facts about drug addiction ReachOut.com Australia

6/15/2014
01:28 | Author: Hannah Ramirez

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The facts about drug addiction ReachOut.com Australia

Drug addiction facts - the signs, types and negative effects of drug addiction, and you can get help if you need it.

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Drugs that cause psychological dependence can include:

Recognising the problem is the first step in getting help for addiction. No one can force another person to undergo treatment for a problem they don’t believe they have.

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Drug addiction occurs mostly with excessive use of party and other drugs; but prescription medication can also be a source of drug addiction and dependence.

Drug addiction can come in many different forms including both physical and psychological dependence on specific types of drugs.

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Drug Abuse Symptoms, Facts and Statistics - Rehabs.com

4/14/2014
01:25 | Author: Sarah Gray

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Drug Abuse Symptoms, Facts and Statistics - Rehabs.com

Drug abuse is a major problem in the United States. Perhaps the most significant issue concerning drug abuse is the fact that it can easily lead to addiction;.

Some drug abusers will engage in reckless activities such as binge use of certain drugs. When this happens, even if the individual is not diagnostically addicted to a specific substance, the activity can result in brain lesions that render the individual permanently brain damaged and disabled.

Drug abuse can lead to health problems involving the liver and other major organs, of course. However, there are other dangers that can come from the abuse of drugs or alcohol that many individuals do not consider.For instance, drug abuse can lead an individual to make foolish decisions that place them and others around them into dangerous situations.

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