Addiction ADDICTION TAKES HOSTAGES!There are many addictions in life. Some are chemical such as illegal street drugs, legal prescription drugs, and alcohol.There are also behavioral addictions such as porn, sex, gambling, gaming, internet, anger & rage, abuse, shopping, and many, many more. Signs & Symptoms to Look For What can we do? Continue reading “My wife ended up overdosing and wasn’t expected to live. How did I miss the signs?”
The devil holds the ultimate tool to take you down and dead thru addictions; however, God has all the tools we need to be set FREE for a lifetime, without ever using or craving again! IT IS YOUR CHOICE! In addition to the commonly known street drugs and alcohol (alcohol is considered a drug), addiction comes in the form of those psychiatric drugs your doctor … Continue reading Addiction is a very Real Fight for your Soul
Reality is proving to be a buzzkill for marijuana advocates, as complications linked to marijuana use are on the rise. “We’re now counting 37 cannabis-related diagnoses a day,” said Dr. Roneet Lev, an addiction medicine doctor at Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego, according to the New York Post. “It’s been steadily increasing over the years. When I started in the 1990s, there was no such … Continue reading Marijuana Creating Psychosis Episodes, Sends up to 37 People to ER a Day in San Diego
Xanax® and Percocet® are both brand names of prescription drugs. Both can help treat certain medical conditions when used as directed by a doctor, but they have a POWERFUL potential to be misused and abused. They work in the brain in different ways: Xanax®, or alprazolam, is a prescription depressant that helps produce a calming effect. Many people experience anxiety disorders and have difficulty sleeping, and prescription … Continue reading Xanax & Percocet – Both Extremely Deadly Drugs
TAKE THEIR CAR KEYS AWAY! What is drugged driving? Drugged driving is driving under the influence of alcohol, over-the-counter medications, prescription drugs, or illegal drugs.Do you think driving while high is safe? 22% of teens admitted that driving while high on marijuana is common among their friends. A recent survey asked how students felt about drunk driving and drugged driving. It found that: In addition, 3.6 million young people between ages … Continue reading Getting High and Driving
By Michael Brown I want to share my own convictions as to why followers of Jesus should not smoke pot. I encourage you to consider them prayerfully before the Lord. First, for the sake of clarity and simplicity, I’m not addressing the issue of the medical use of marijuana, as prescribed by a responsible doctor. While it’s possible these subjects are related, I’m focusing here … Continue reading Why Followers of Jesus Should Never Use Weed
“In the name of Jesus the Messiah, I now repent of my involvement in the use of illegal and legal soul destroying drugs, and ask You, Abba Father, to forgive me for using them. I repent of this sin of using alcohol, marijuana, addictive prescription drugs, cocaine, crack, acid, speed, heroin, meth, etc, to dull and cripple my will, my mind and sensibilities. I only … Continue reading Deliverance Prayer For Having Used Drugs & Alcohol In The Past
According to the DEA, Mexico produced some 111 metric tons of heroin in 2017 — 90 percent of which ended up in the US. And the Big Apple is feeling it. In New York City, during 2017, there were 771 fatal overdoses attributed to the drug, up from 561 two years earlier. Nationally in 2017, 580 new heroin addicts were minted each day, helping to … Continue reading Tracking heroin: How the deadly drug gets from Mexico to NYC
I feel as though I wouldn’t be doing my due diligence without including a post about how to save the life of someone who has overdosed. So, I’m going to make it simple, using few words and several videos so that you can learn. Please view all of these so that you can be prepared. This is serious! I’ve seen too many people who had … Continue reading What ‘IF’ The Unthinkable Happens Right In Front Of You? Learn How To Save Their Life From An Overdose!
Bart Strickler drank his first beer at 9, smoked his first joint at 10. By the time he was in middle school he’d already done acid, cocaine, LSD, Quaaludes and anything else he could get his hands on. “I shouldn’t be here,” he says numbly. He takes a deep breath as the past flutters across his face. “I shouldn’t be here.” The 52-year-old Strickler sits … Continue reading Mexico’s killer meth is sweeping through America — and ruining lives even more than before!
End Time Signs “When You See All These Things” Today we will look at The End Time Sign of Drug Use. For those of us who study Bible Prophecy, because Jesus told us to. (Matthew 24:33) It isn’t so much anyone sign that has many of us looking, but it’s that so many signs are all happening with greater intensity than ever before. A Convergence of Society, World … Continue reading End Times Signs: Drug Use (That Includes Weed (THC, People). Users BEWARE!
“I thought marijuana was no big deal. … I felt I could stand out if I did crazy things.” That was before Kevin West put a bullet through his head — stoned on pot. Kevin went from house to house with his friends, toking at each stop. Then someone suggested they play a game of Russian roulette. Kevin agreed. He didn’t realize that putting a gun to … Continue reading The Vicious Truth About Drug Addiction and Alcoholism
There are far better ways of dealing with depression and anxiety than going to a shrink and getting one or more Big Pharma ‘pill(s)’. Does that even make logical sense when you consider that a pill can make you happy? A pill puts you in emotional restraints and is like a straight jacket for your brain. A DANGEROUS pill that dumbs you down rather than … Continue reading How Long Does Antidepressant Withdrawal Last?
Australian researchers tested 10 different “nicotine-free” vape liquids to find 60 percent of them contain nicotine. People have been arguing for years over the purported health benefits of vapes. While experts insist that the liquids used in e-cigarettes contain a bevy of harmful chemicals—including carcinogens—advocates typically take a “lesser of two evils” line of argument, based on the fact that many vaporizers don’t include the addictive … Continue reading Sorry, but Your Nicotine-Free Vape Probably Contains Nicotine
Drug trends among teens and young adults today are “not your father’s Oldsmobile,” so to speak. The whole scene has changed. We continue to have problems with commonly-used mind-altering substances that have been around for a long time such as opiates, marijuana and hallucinogens. Today, however, we add to this list increasingly bizarre practices such as consuming embalming fluid, along with numerous synthetic drugs and … Continue reading What’s Going On With Teen Drug Trends ?
Choose the right time to talk. When talking to your child be sure your child is sober or has not been using drugs before talking about drugs and alcohol. Voice your suspicion. Begin by expressing your concerns without making accusations. “Susan, I suspect you may be smoking pot occasionally. I love you and I’m concerned about you. Is there something going on that we need to talk about?” Be specific. Explain … Continue reading Talking To Your Teen About Addiction
Addiction is not a disease Tim Holden, MMed (Psych), Psychiatrist and assistant professor The statement, in a CMAJ editorial, 1 that addiction is a disease is not supported by the evidence and reads more like a political policy statement than a reasoned intellectual argument. There has been a steady erosion of individual responsibility and loss of any concept of personal blame for bad choices. To quote comedian Flip Wilson, “It’s … Continue reading Why Addiction is NOT a Disease – A Clinical Evaluation by a Psychiatrist
Demi Lovato remains hospitalized a week after her overdose. The “Confident” singer is said to be suffering “complications,” including extreme nausea and a high fever, TMZ reported, following her overdose, which was speculated to be from a combination of opiates and possibly meth. Lovato, 25, is staying at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, and a source told the site, “She is under the care of medical experts … Continue reading The Latest Update on Demi Lovato’s Condition After Overdose
The path to healing is best paved with tough love, kindness and respect. The first and easiest way to cause someone in addiction to put up a wall between you and himself or herself is to call them an addict. The word ‘addict’ is dirty, low, degrading and classifies that person as something other than a human being. No one should ever be defined by … Continue reading Should You Call Someone A Drug Addict or Alcoholic? Seriously!
Drug overdose is now the leading cause of death for American’s under 50. GET HELP BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE! 91 Deaths per day from accidental overdose, here in the US . Need truly affordable help in recovery? Want a permanent solution for addiction? Don’t want to do ‘steps’ or be told that you have a (theorized) disease? Resent being called an ‘addict’ – even when … Continue reading The Scary Truth 😦
When it comes to professors and school administrators, there really should be some kind of psychological screening process that they have to go through before they get the job. After all, if the liberals are so committed to enacting more background checks for responsible gun owners, surely they wouldn’t be opposed to extensive psychological background checks for the people who are largely responsible for the … Continue reading Dean of a California University’s Medical School was a Pill-Popping, Prostitute-Banging, Meth Head Surgeon
About 1.6 million Americans could die from drugs, alcohol and suicide in the next decade, according to a comprehensive new report out Tuesday. The figure is a 60 percent increase over the past decade, according to the report, which was released by the Trust for America’s Health and the Well Being Trust. The authors of the study say the projections could be conservative as the opioid epidemic continues to wreak … Continue reading Report: Deaths From Drugs, Alcohol and Suicide Could Increase by 60 Percent in Next Decade
A new report released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals deaths from drug overdoses in America rose 21 percent last year. That jump is more than the last four years combined. For every 100,000 people, almost 20 died from a drug overdose in 2016, compared to 16.3 the previous year, Bloomberg reported. The report shows deaths from liver disease, suicide, cancer and HIV have decreased. … Continue reading CDC Report Finds Overdose Deaths Rose 21 Percent in 2016
Chronic use leads to chronic problems. In March, long-term marijuana smoker Woody Harrelson surprised fans by announcing he was giving up his chronic pot habit, saying it made him “emotionally unavailable.” Likewise, in June, notorious stoner Miley Cyrus did the same, saying she “wanted to be really clear” while making her new album. Long-term pot smokers who have quit cite similar anecdotal evidence about the chronic effects of … Continue reading Long-Term Marijuana Use Changes Brain at the Cellular Level, Say Scientists
Every single day of my life – without exception – I help, teach and bring awareness to the dangers of prescription drug abuse along with illegal drug and alcohol abuse. Most who come to me are professing Christians! How can I say I’m a born again believer and, at the same time, warn people about premature death? I mean, death is life to us who … Continue reading “I can do ALL things through Christ” – yes, you CAN even get off drugs & alcohol!
If you ever go to a doctor or hospital, YOU need to read every word I have to say. I have to tell you that my message hasn’t made me popular because people don’t want to hear bad things about those in whom they have placed their trust. There’s a flippant word out these days that people trash you with if they don’t want to hear … Continue reading I’m here to protect you from someone you never thought would try to harm you!
Opiates are the MOST abused drug in the US today. In some people, addiction will begin in just 3 days or less. Most will be addicted within 4-6 weeks. After that, they will need detox to get them out of their addiction. The 6 week point is the point where doctors will escalate the addiction by increasing dosages and adding other opiates or other drugs … Continue reading Opiates & Benzos
Psychiatry’s Darkest Aspects In The Big PharMonopoly A question: Why has there been such a dramatic rise in mental disease and invariably increased prescribed psychiatric drug use in recent years? Could it simply be because more people are getting mentally disabled? Or could it be due to a number of other dark and sinister aspects at work related to psychiatry’s connection to Big Pharma’s profit … Continue reading American Psychiatrist leon Eisenber, the “Scientific Father of ADHD” Admitted on his Death Bed that “ADHD is a Fictitious Disease”.
This post is brief and to the point today. It’s all said in the poster I made today. Please take it to heart. VictoryRetreatMontana.com IatrogenicAddiction.com Continue reading Do NOT Trust any Doctor!!!
Celebrity drug overdoses frequently shine the spotlight on the lethal danger of narcotic use and addictions in the entertainment industry. However, the problem spans across all age, gender, social, and economic groups every day. A person usually begins taking a narcotic during the treatment of a legitimate medical problem that needs more than an aspirin to kill the pain. These drugs are highly effective. They … Continue reading Are Painkillers the ‘Respectable’ Addiction, or is There No Such Thing?
NARDAS is an alliance that we have recently formed that will: Bring Awareness to the dangers Rx Drug Addiction Educate patients on physician induced addiction (Iatrogenic Addiction) which is the #1 cause of preventable accidental death in the US right now Advocate for those affected Provide support to it’s victims and their families Educate doctors about prescription drug addiction and detox Offer alternative methods of … Continue reading National Alliance for Rx Drug Addiction Survivors (NARDAS)
Insufflation – better known as snorting – causes drugs to enter your bloodstream quickly, giving you a more intense and faster high. People with chronic pain or those who have a painkiller addiction, seek a way to chase the high they once had. As you may know, the euphoria leaves after a short while, which leaves your body with a desperate need for that high again. … Continue reading Snorting Your Prescription Painkillers
by Dr. Jennifer Leigh, Psy.D. Benzo Awareness Is Coming Of Age Alexander Zaitchik shoved the dangers of benzodiazepine into the spotlight with his edgy article “Is It Bedtime For Benzos?” re-published by the Huffington Post, June 25, 2015. I’m over the moon that benzo awareness is coming of age. But the whole benzo story needs to be told, not just the bullet points and interviews … Continue reading Benzos Are LETHAL & Withdrawal is Worse then ANY Other Drug!
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