This short questionnaire is created to help you evaluate and reflect on your own relationship with alcohol and/or drugs. It is by no means equivalent to a medical diagnosis. Ask Yourself The Following Questions To Learn If You Have A Substance Abuse Disorder. As you read through the following questions, be brutally honest with yourself. … Do I Have A Substance Abuse Disorder?
Alcohol Abuse and Addiction According to Health Canada, roughly 80% of Canadians drink alcohol regularly. The social acceptability of alcohol makes it a dangerous substance to become dependent on and a difficult one to abstain from. Often times, people use alcohol to cope with other mental or physical disorders. It is also a substance that many … Substance Addictions
Drug Addiction Opioids Opioids are a class of powerful, addictive drugs that are typically medically prescribed for patients with chronic pain. The class includes illegal drugs like heroin and synthetic opioids like fentanyl. The class is also predominantly made up of pain relievers that are legally available by prescription, such as oxycodone (OxyContin), hydrocodone (Vicodin), … Drug Addiction
Enabler: one that enables another to achieve an end; especially: one who enables another to persist in self-destructive behaviour (such as substance abuse) by providing excuses or by making it possible to avoid the consequences of such behaviour. – Merriam Webster Dictionary Enablers often perceive themselves as rescuers. Anyone can be an enabler, including an addict’s parents, … What Is An Enabler?