Narcotics Anonymous: My Personal Reflections After Attending The Meeting And The Benefits And Drawbacks Of The Process

Self Help Group Meeting: Attend a self-help group meeting and provide a brief summary of the events. Critique the strengths and weaknesses of the process. How did the actual meeting compare to the theoretical concepts discussed in class? How does this resource fit into the continuum of care? How effective an intervention mechanism is it? … Read more

Legal and Illegal Drugs

Types of drugs: Commonly when we talk about drugs, these are the only two types that come into our mind. Legal drugs. Illegal drugs. Here we will briefly explain both types. Effects of both on consumers and their examples. Legal drugs A legal drug is the intoxicating drug which is completely legal or not commonly … Read more

Compare and Contrast the Main Features of Rehabilitation Approaches

When referring to rehabilitation in the criminal justice field, specific definitions of what ‘rehabilitation’ means can vary. Pycroft and Clift (2012) question whether to ‘rehabilitate’ someone in relation to criminality is to eliminate criminal and problematic behaviours or if another definition may be the process of an individual being re-integrated back into society. Additionally, Priestley … Read more

Investigation On The Supersaturation And Precipitation Kinetics Of Weakly Basic Bcs Ii Drugs

Precipitation of solid drug particles in the gastro-intestinal tract affects both the rate and extent of intestinal drug absorption might be a factor that significantly contributes to the low and highly variable bioavailability observed for some low solubility drugs. A pre-requisite for such precipitation is that a super-saturated solution of the drug is formed within … Read more

How Artists Are Impacted By The Psychedelic Effects

LSD and the Artist Since LSD became a popular psychedelic hallucinogen in the 1960’s, it has been used as a creativity enhancer by many artists and musicians. The drug itself created a huge wave called the Psychedelic Movement. The psychedelic art movement generally included surrealistic subject matter, fractal patterns, high contrast colors and diffraction patterns. … Read more

What Vaping is all about

It’s all about Vaping Vaping is not a traditional smoking. Many of us don’t even consider it as a substitute of smoking. That’s why a large chunk of non-smokers get attracted towards vaping because it’s harmless, flavored, aromatic and obviously smoky. According to Time magazine, vaping is 40% cheaper and 95% healthier than smoking. For … Read more

What is the connection between internet addiction and depression within adolescents?

The internet is extremely prevalent in our contemporary society. With new apps such as snapchat or twitter, social media has become especially popular amongst adolescents. The environment has a huge impact on the child’s internet use because if the child is constantly surrounded by it, then it is highly likely they will become addicted. While … Read more

A Research on the Executive Order 9066 by Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Demonstration of the Abuse of Power by the President

In-Class Essay: Executive Order 9066 The overreach of executive power by Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Executive Order 9066 demonstrates how executive orders are an abuse of power by the President of the United States and that they are deliberately designed to toe the line of what is constitutionally allowed. They have been deemed constitutional by … Read more

Alcohol Addiction in The Drunkard Novel

Guy de Maupassant’s “The Drunkard” story illustrates that alcohol abuse is dangerous; after taking excessive alcohol, Jeremie engages in various regrettable actions. For example, Jeremie murders Melina, the wife, in cold blood. Further, Jeremie insults Mathurin, a benefactor, for no apparent reason. Moreover, Jeremie falls into a ditch from where he has to be retrieved. … Read more

The Lethal Injection Debate: For And Against

Cambridge dictionary said: “An injection of a drug that kills someone, especially as a punishment for committing a crime”. Lethal injection is a procedure used to kill people that have been sentenced to death penalty. Thirty-seven states use lethal injection to kill their criminals that are sentenced to death. Lethal injection is used in prison … Read more

Should Cannabis be legalised in UK?

Over the years, there has been several debates and discussions on the legalization of cannabis in the UK. Cannabis legalization has been a subjective issue in many countries. Different countries differ on the various use necessitating its legalism; this raises a serious question about the legality of cannabis. My project centers on the legality of … Read more

The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne: What’s Special about It’s Romantic Heroine

Hester Prynne is considered to be both one of the first heroines and feminist icons in American Literature. This is despite Nathaniel Hawthorne, born on July 4, 1804 in Salem, Massachusetts, being labelled as a misogynist, threatened by the growing feminist movement. How Hawthorne portrays his female protagonist and her interactions with the overbearing society … Read more

A View of the Usage of Suboxone in the Battle against Dependency on Opioid

Countering the Wave of Addiction: Suboxone Opioid epidemics across the world create significant problems for infrastructure and regulation in governments. Suboxone is a drug that has recently been introduced to assist drug addicts with their addiction. Drug addiction has been rising exponentially as more users report chronic pain to depression. Cathy Reisenwitz, a member of … Read more

Smoker’s cough-nothing but a Pre-COPD

Smoker’s cough is defined as persistent cough in smokers as a result of the irritation and damage of the lining of lungs from smoking cigarettes. In practice, smokers cough represents a spectrum of lung disease from mild irritation to advanced Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease(COPD). It is hard to separate pure smokers cough from beginning of … Read more

The Importance of Quitting Smoking

Let’s Quit Smoking! It is better to be late than sorry! Eh? Al hale to the decision of smoking cessation. But wait; are you scared of the whole process? And do you think it’s going to be nearly impossible? Is it due to the fact that you tried quitting twice, but no success? Well, not … Read more

Evaluation of the Advantages Associated With Social Media Dependency

Benefiting from an Addiction Smart phones are carried by almost everyone these days, adults, teenagers, and even children! They offer people an easy access to worldwide information while being anywhere in the world. By using social media, people can sort through different posts concerning different topics that interest them. However, just like it is with … Read more

How Gambling Addiction Affects Families

Chapter 8 Project Many countries have either outlawed or allowed online gambling, with many regulations and laws surrounding it of course. One country that allows online gambling is France, who passed new regulations and laws March, 5th 2009. They believe that rather than banning 2,500 websites, it would be more innovative to give licenses to … Read more

The Injustice Of The Judicial System In "Dorm Room Dealers: Drugs & The Privileges Of Race & Class" By A. Rafik Mohamed & Erik D

In light of recent events in the past few years, have you ever stopped and asked yourself how ethnicity and class affect the attention law enforcement gives to certain individuals? Or how does an individual’s social standing allow them to “get away with more” compared to people of different groups? Dorm Room Dealers: Drugs and … Read more

Drug Abuse In The Community I Live In

The overwhelming problem of drug abuse in Decatur, Illinois has developed into a major issue. For example, Heroin, crack cocaine, powder cocaine, prescription opioids, marijuana, and meth are being sold and used at an epidemic rate. Some cities drug problems might be worse than Decatur’s; however, for the small size of this city, the drug … Read more

The caffeine consumption review

We all love to drink coffee, we used to drink coffee when we wake up in the everyday to kick-start our morning. But you will absolutely not love the bad effects that coffee can bring to you.Caffeine goes about as a stimulant by enacting the central nervous system. It can battle tiredness and enhance concentration … Read more

Diagnostic Criteria For Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

Alcoholism, or alcohol use disorder, is defined, according to the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders, 5th edition, as a problematic pattern of alcohol use leading to clinically significant impairment or psychological distress. Alcoholism results in an estimated 2.5 million death annually worldwide, representing 4%of all mortality. Alcohol consumption is the world’s third largest … Read more

Addiction Treatment

This study will explore existing research data and reports from various agencies and journals in order to answer the question: does the length of treatment improve the success of people who are addicted to drugs and/or alcohol? I have chosen several scientific journal articles concerning the relationship between the success rate of substance abusing clients … Read more