Alcoholics Anonymous and Gamblers Anonymous Fitzpatrick Gutierrez NUR 422 Mental Health December 8, 2014 Professor Dulce Santacroce Alcoholics Anonymous and Gamblers Anonymous For people to fight addiction, they need help from fellow peers who once had a common obsession with a particular matter. For people to fight addiction, they need family help and support to get through the cravings they cannot control. For people to fight addiction, they need a safe place to go to and get a much-needed guidance to help them live a better life. Alcoholics Anonymous and Gamblers Anonymous are those venues. These areas are called support groups are where people can get help with their inclinations of a particular substance or action.
Examples of American Psychological Association Style Book: Brown, S. D., & Lent, R. W. (Eds.). (2000). Handbook of counseling psychology. New York: Wiley.
A Million Little Pieces By Amanda Bergmann A Million Little Pieces by James Frey is a novel full of addictions. Frey wrote an autobiography to portray the life and to tell his story, the story of an addict. His goal was to reach out to his readers and to teach them a lesson that no matter how hard life gets, it can always be turned around. That is exactly was James Frey did, he took a horrible situation and turned it around for the better. This novel goes into full detail about all of the obstacles and challenges he went through in a rehab center trying to restart his life.
“Certification for this profession is extremely rigorous and time consuming, but also very rewarding. With this said it is not a career to be taken lightly” (Dickinson). Every state has requirements that one must obtain to be recognized as an EMT. Many states have what is called “Explorer Program” for teens that wish to explore this profession. Thousand Islands Emergency Rescue Service Inc has had a Junior EMS Program since 2003 and promotes young adults into medical careers, as Emergency Medical Technicians, Paramedics or other allied medical professions (Churchil).
The Addictive Effects of Prescription Painkillers The Addictive Effects of Prescription Painkillers Pain medication is being abused because many people are addicted and people have to be treated for addiction. Addiction to painkillers has become a big problem in the US among teenagers, the middle aged, and the elderly. There seems to be no age barrier when it comes to this addiction. There are many types of prescription painkillers. Painkillers are powerful drugs that interfere with the nervous system’s transmission of the electrical signals one perceives as pain.
Luke 6:40 “A disciple is not above his teacher, but everyone when he is fully trained will be like his teacher.” This scripture is a leading force in my goal to become a teacher of nursing students. To teach them to not only be amazing nursing and provide the best care possible, but teach them to share the Lords words and blessings with their patients and families. To live each day with a
It is good to know that there are effective treatment programs out there that can help handle people’s addiction. Some of the media out there does promote drug abuse. It makes us feel that we have to look and act a certain way and most teens often fall into the trap and find themselves under pressure. This leads to finding ways to numb their pain and often it is the illegal and/or legal drugs which come to their aid faster then their family. I believe drug use is a social
The term drug has a very broad definition but for the purpose of understanding the social problems drugs evoke it will be referred to as any substance that can affect a person physically, or psychologically, has the potential to be misused and can be harmful to the user or society. This definition covers both legal drugs such as alcohol and tobacco and illegal drugs such as marijuana and cocaine. Alcohol abuse in particular is a very serious social problem for which its severity is often overlooked when compared or categorized with illegal and/or more addicting drugs such as marijuana and cocaine. However the prevalence of alcohol use is apparent throughout the United States with average adults consuming nearly 22 gallons of beer, 2 gallons of wine and 1.5 gallons of liquor a year. According to the National Longitudinal Alcohol Epidemiological survey, 7.5 percent of adult Americans suffer from alcoholism or alcohol dependence.