A lot of patients lose a reason or faith to get clean, The desire to become clean soon fades with some addicts; and this can occur for different reasons. I the case of Lucretia, losing her family is the reason she ended up losing faith in getting clean. Marcos used his addiction to deal with his troubled childhood. People turn to drugs for many reasons. In these cases, Lucretia and Marcos wanted escape unwanted feelings or bad memories.
Charlie has been sexually abused by his aunt when he was a child 2. Charlie has PTSD and uses it to block out bad memoires 2. Body A. What is PTSD? B. Charlie’s PTSD C. How PTSD helped me understand the book 3.
Just as in Aaliyah’s case profile story, there were many fostering variables to her delinquency. It began with her struggle at home with family issues. She felt hopeless living with her “mother, step-father and younger siblings” (Siegel & Welsh, 2011, 2). Next came her escape to Colorado, yet she had no game plan, which left her homeless, without support, and money. With no home, money, and support, she began to tamper with drugs that led to her arrest and detainment.
In the book Crank by Ellen Hopkins the main character Kristina goes through the struggle of addiction with drugs, she goes all the way down to rock bottom in life, although she went through hell she ended up with a happy ending. The theme of this story is never to give into peer pressure, addiction is so powerful, you have to fight it everyday. Before Kristina starts her journey with the “monster” she visits her dad after years of her parents being divorced; The reason her parents were divorced was because of his drug use. But when she visits her dad she falls into depression and starts to fall with the wrong crowd and meets the “monster” aka meth. While she is in New Mexico she was introduced to partying and adam, the one she fell in
Marla stated that there is a history of mental illness in her family citing that both of her parents suffered from depression. Marla also indicated that she had some problems growing up. She stated that she witnessed her parents fight a lot and as a result spent much time alone in her bedroom. When asked about important events that she can remember from her childhood she states that at the age of 10 she experienced the death of a sibling, after which her parents moved to a new city where she felt she did not fit in. She was often taunted and teased by her fellow classmates.
However, it would be safe to assume the heredity contributed to Marilyn’s beauty that was the foundation of her success. Marilyn had a very traumatic and unstable childhood. “She was put in foster care at only two weeks old and until her marriage at the age of 16, she was passed between foster care, orphanages, and guardianships” (Leaming, 2009, p. 5). There is little known-about the people or places she resided in throughout her childhood. However, “Marilyn herself said “these events made me feel like a “mistake” easily abandoned” (Leaming, 2009, p. 7).
Another benefit would be incorporating her parents into more sessions because I believe half of the issue lies with them. Unlike the movie I don’t think it is smart to have Lisa and Susanna in such close quarters, as they are not good for each other. Psycho The issue that caused Susanna’s parents to take her to the institution was her suicide attempt; it portrays her taking an entire bottle of aspirin followed by alcohol. The events leading her to this event see to be the stress she is feeling of having a relationship with a much older married
These babies are being hooked up to monitors, trying to fight for their life because their mothers did not care enough to stop her addiction, while she was pregnant with her unborn baby. Studies have shown that children born addicted to drugs are not fully able to live a functional life after being born addicted. Their development process inside their mother’s wound was neglected and the baby’s body was not able to fully develop the way it should have. In many cases it is unlikely for a child to overcome the addiction their mom put them on. However, with hard work and counseling, a child’s chances increase in living a normal life.
Before this incident, my parents were having many problems but this one topped it off. My mother was forced to get a restraining order and from there on they remained separated. To this day my mother has filed for divorce, and that continues to be in process. My whole life before May 16th 2010 was a life of being scared. I lived being scared because I never knew if my Father was to come home and then I and my brother would have to sit through their fights.
Drug abusers will lose their close family and friends due to abusing drugs. There are many warning signs of drug use and abuse in teenagers. The challenge for parents is to distinguish between the normal, sometimes volatile, ups and downs of the teen years and the red flags of substance abuse. They will start being secretive about friends, possessions, and activities. They’ll have a new interest in clothing, music, and other items that highlight drug use.