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Interesting Facts and Statistics:
Individuals who have a substance abuse problem have a tendency to look at those around them to measure how right or wrong their actions are. Addicts are greatly in need of objective feedback concerning their behavior. It is through a non-judgmental, non-critical, intervention process that the individual is able to see the negative effects of their own lifestyle choices. When they truly begin to understand the impact that their addiction has on others, they can finally truly begin to see that they are hurting those around them.
Infections from unsterile needles are common among amphetamine users who inject the drug. Some infections are passed from user to user via shared needles.
Ativan is the brand name for the generic drug Lorazepam. It is a drug that is prescribed for anxiety and it belongs to the benzodiazepine family and is a Central Nervous System (CNS) depressant.
Although the root causes of drug addiction remain unclear, the new study reveals that scientists have identified a number of biological, psychological and social conditions that can help to identify whether a person will become an addict.
It is currently believed that over 600,000 people in the United States need heroin rehab treatment for their addiction but are not getting the professional help they need.
People's perceptions of the risk of binge drinking were moderately related to their actual rates of binge drinking at the State level in 2002. Six of the States with the highest rates of binge use of alcohol in 2002 also were States with the lowest perceived risk of binge drinking for the population aged 12 or older. Five out of ten States with the lowest perceived risk were common to all three age groups (12 to 17, 18 to 25, and 26 or older) and for persons aged 12 or older: Maine, Montana, New Hampshire, North Dakota, and Wisconsin. The States in the highest fifth of rates of perceived risk (aged 12 or older) were either from the South (seven States) or the West (three States).