Houston Texas Top Drug Addiction Treatment Centers for Drug and Alcohol Abuse

drug-abuseThe psychological urge to consume a substance and the relentless feeling of dependence on that substance leads to addiction. Such addiction is also known as drug or substance addiction. Substances which affect the nervous system of the body are more likely to cause addiction. Some examples of such substance are caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, stimulants, anti depressants, pain relievers, and morphine among others.

The addiction is faster and more in case the substance is inhaled or injected. With regular administration of such drugs, the body develops a tolerance level to the drug so much so that once the individual decides not to consume the substance; there are severe withdrawal symptoms in the body. The withdrawal symptoms can range from headache to dizziness to increase in blood pressure and heart rate. At times such withdrawal symptoms can also be fatal and thus de-addiction should always be gradual and under medical supervision.
Addiction not only affects the physical health of the individual but it also affects the mental, emotional and financial health of the individual while creating a menace for the society and the well wishers. Thus, addiction should be immediately treated. The treatment gives better results in case the individual realizes the consequences and willingly wants to come out of such addiction. Depending on the substance of addiction, quantity and duration of such substance addiction, and the individual’s health and age factors, the treatment of addiction can range from out-patient facility to in-patient facility.

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Teen Drug Abuse results in Aria Doherty’s Death – Los Angeles California

Teen Drug Abuse results in Aria Doherty’s Death – Los Angeles California

Teen Drug Abuse Aria Doherty at her home died Monday of apparent cardiac arrest. An autopsy is still pending. Her older sister found her in bed with a can of compressed air still attached to her mouth, her nostrils taped shut. The Dohertys say they want their daughter’s death to be a message to other parents to be aware of the threat posed by common household items. “It’s what the students are doing. We didn’t know much about it at all,” said Aria’s father, Richard Doherty.
“Apparently it’s a quick high and it’s fatal in something like 20 percent of the times you use it,” he added. Aria, a student at Northridge’s Nobel Charter Middle School, loved animals and was active in the school’s drama productions. Grief counselors from the Los Angeles Unified School District were at the school Wednesday talking to students. “I’ll miss the incredible warmth,” her mother, Carolyn Doherty, reflected. “Whenever I was with her… There’s nobody that can compare to her.” Her death comes one week after that of a 12-year-old girl from Victorville.

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