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Struggling with an Addiction in the Family

Do you have a son or daughter who is struggling with addiction? Here’s how to get them help.

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  • Rehabilitation for Marijuana Abuse

    Rehabilitation for Marijuana Abuse

    The key here needs to be to get help for an abuse habit or an addiction to marijuana.  This is really what it comes down to here. 

  • Can You Overdose on Marijuana?

    Can You Overdose on Marijuana?

    The quick answer?  No.  Not really.  Well, this is to say that you cannot chemically overdose on marijuana, which is what is considered and thought of when people think of overdose, more often than not. Now, this is not to say that one cannot take so much marijuana over a condensed period of time that they experience a full on mental and cognizant shut down in their mind and in their thought processes. 

  • Marijuana Overdose

    Marijuana Overdose

    Every week in our PSOAA guides we talk about some key aspect of drug and alcohol abuse and addiction.  First we talk about a few statistics regarding addiction, and then we focus in on a key aspect of drug and alcohol abuse and addiction to get that idea well canvased and discussed so it does not get ignored or left by the wayside.  Today we are going to write about overdose on marijuana, a marijuana overdose and “how do you overdose on marijuana”.

  • Marijuana: Why Overdoses Happen and How You Can Prevent Them

    Marijuana: Why Overdoses Happen and How You Can Prevent Them

    At this point, there is really no doubt that drug and alcohol addiction and substance abuse in general is getting worse and worse in this country to the degree where there are lots of problems and difficulties and struggles that abound from these issues and crisis areas.  These are issues and problems that are getting worse and worse as the years go by, creating struggles and habits and issues and difficulties that are very terrifying and very worrisome to say the least. 

  • Preventing an Overdose

    Preventing an Overdose

    Even with something like inhalants, of course again a parent’s main concern is that their son or daughter will end up overdosing on inhalants.  It does not happen often, but there certainly have been several recorded cases of people overdosing on inhalants.  It can cause sudden death, related to a special phenomena when the fumes hit the brain in some people.  Scientists and autopsy personnel still don't know exactly how an inhalant can kill a person, but its certainly happened before.

  • Inhalants

    Inhalants

    Inhalants.  As parents, one of the substances that we worry about the most for our kids are inhalants or inhalant abuse.  Though an inhalant overdose is unlikely to occur, it is still a possibility, and any chance of this happening is reason enough to do everything within our power to prevent this from happening ever. 

  • Addiction Today

    Addiction Today

    Parents Speaking Out Against Addiction has studied the country’s current drug problem.  It’s not a pretty picture.  Our nation’s drug problem has been growing and getting progressively worse and worse with each passing year, showing us a grim and unpleasant picture to say the least.  The numbers, facts, and figures on this do not lie, and substance abuse is truly an epidemic in our country right now.  For example:

  • Preventing an Overdose Due to Inhalant Abuse

    Preventing an Overdose Due to Inhalant Abuse

    As parents, it is very natural and normal to experience fear and concern and worry for our children.  We constantly worry about our kids and whether or not they will grow up to be happy and successful and live rich and fulfilling lives.  Once we become parents and start having kids, our lives transition out of mere adulthood and into parenthood, and this is a very different experience entirely.  Now we are taking care of children and raising them and watching them grow.  We are taking care of these beautiful little humans, and we pledge ourselves to giving them a good upbringing and to raising them well.

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Preventing an Overdose

Preventing an Overdose

Even with something like inhalants, of course again a parent’s main concern is that their son or daughter will end up overdosing on inhalants.  It does not happen often, but there certainly have been several recorded cases of people overdosing on inhalants.  It can cause sudden death, related to a special phenomena when the fumes hit the brain in some people.  Scientists and autopsy personnel still don't know exactly how an inhalant can kill a person, but its certainly happened before.

The best way by far to properly address inhalant abuse and to prevent an overdose on inhalants is with plain and simple education.  Educating youngsters on what exactly is going on with inhalants in without a doubt the best way to really teach them about this substance and about what exactly it entails.  Studies show that, when parents educate their kids about the true effects of drug and alcohol addiction, their kids will be more than twice as likely to say no to gateway drugs like inhalants, marijuana, pills. and alcohol, and more than four times as likely to say no to hard drugs like crack, meth, cocaine, and heroin.

Parents Speaking Out Against Addiction is a resource designed to help parents get educated about addiction, and get the help they need to help their kids.  For more information and direct, personalized assistance in this matter, call today at 1-800-709-6738.

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