Is there another way to say that you are in recovery from alcohol or drug addiction? Yes, in fact people in recovery not always use the exact medical term. Instead they consider themselves as recovered, some of them claimed only having problems with alcohol or drug use, while others explained their stage as medically assisted recovery. The truth is, there is no right or wrong answer when defining the feelings about recovery.
Why are there are so many addicts behind bars? In fact, one in every one hundred U.S. citizens is now confined in jail or prison – a majority of which are confined due to behaviors relating to drug use. But imprisonment has little effect on alcohol and drug abuse. In fact, 80% of offenders abuse drugs or alcohol and 95% of inmates return to substance abuse after imprisonment.
A community support group on Reddit.com, known as NoFap, has begun to push back against their own addictions by voluntarily avoiding porn. These recognize that porn use has become a problem in their own lives and as such, they are making an effort to regain a sense of normalcy of life by controlling their addictions. This infographic explores the demographics of these users, the consequences porn addiction has had for them, and their experiences with giving it up.
Here is an infographic on alcoholism and addiction treatment which displays numbers on: people who need alcohol treatment, those who seek treatment, the types of treatments available and whether they work or not, and other potential problems.
This infographic was designed for September’s National Recovery Month to help raise awareness about drug and alcohol abuse in the U.S. and spread a message of hope to those struggling with addiction. Learn about the abuse of heroin, cocaine, crystal meth, marijuana, spice and other drugs.
Ever wondered how many people in your office could be suffering from an addiction – whether that is alcohol, drugs or sex? Addictions don’t just stay in your personal life – they stay with you even when you are working – take a look at statistics. This infographic looks at addiction and the workplace.
You’ve probably heard of the “curse of the child star” – it is a well-publicized phenomenon, the dark cloud of poor decision-making, drug addiction, and sometimes even death that follows childhood celebrities on their journey to adulthood. A staggering number of young celebs face this shadow of misfortune, and we hear of more and more cases every year.
Oftentimes, relapse seems like a revolving door – an endless cycle of addiction, intervention, treatment, recovery, and relapse. The vicious cycle begins again. But why does it have to be that way? Why can’t your friend, child, or relative just quit? Learn more about this issue in the following infographic from Clarity Way.
Addiction is a problem that has touched many people, whether through their own experience or a loved one’s. 9 out of 10 addicts who try to recover need a professional addiction facility in order to stay sober. In the following infographic by iAddiction.com, Learn about the signs and symptoms of drug and alcohol abuse in order to determine if you or a loved one is in need of help.
“The U.S. has elevated addiction to a national icon,” says author of The Diseasing of America, Stanton Peele, “It’s our symbol; it’s our excuse.” An addiction is a powerful disease that eliminates free will. They can be developed over a long or short period of time, they can take on many forms. However, society recognizes the need for treatment with certain addictions more than others. Addictions to drugs, alcohol or smoking are recognized, but there are many that are less recognized. Addictions to victimization, sex, fear, work, food, distrust and control often go overlooked or ignored.
This infographic published by Drugsdb.com raises awareness about the fact that both men and women with alcohol abuse disorders are 18 times more likely to also have a problem with prescription drug abuse than people who don’t drink at all.