Resources and Tidbits
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If you need help in ANY STATE- Start here… insurance or no insurance. This is the same # you’ll get from all the social media influencers.
PLEASE PLEASE be careful of the popular recovered addicts and their claims of helping 1000’s & 1000’s. Do your research✍️👩💻🤳
Here are some questions to see if someone is using substances “too” much.
This you tube video is so good. The man on there at the 25 minute mark says it best. “I made a choice the first time- after that the drug made the choices for me” Documentary on addicts
Great resources for families of addicted loved ones
Dr R Corey Walker- explains Dopamine wonderfully! https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=share&v=bwZcPwlRRcc#dialoghttps://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=share&v=bwZcPwlRRcc#dialog
Click Here for an excellent explanation of what Heroin does to the brain & What drives so many people to give up what we value the most: family and the love of our children, in exchange for one more high, prison and death?
Heroin takes the normal chemical circuits in a person’s brain and makes it go awry like a pre-schooler with a chemistry set.
The problem is that opioid drugs reprioritize the addict’s needs. The survival priorities are not food, water, family, children any more, but rather getting more drugs.
Mental Health and addiction- Put the shovel Down https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=share&v=6CDzmldmuZw
Put the shovel down Boundaries
This very up close and personal video by Nicole Labor Is the best explanation
Very in depth look at opioids In the brain
Addiction is the opposite of connection Johann Hari https://youtu.be/PY9DcIMGxMshttps://youtu.be/PY9DcIMGxMs
Dr Kevin Macaulay https://youtu.be/zYphZvRHm6Y
Dr.Kevin Macaulay Pleasure Unwoven https://addictioneducationsociety.org/dr-kevin-mccauley-pleasure-unwoven/
Nar-Anon for families of opiod addicted loved ones
Al- Anon for families of alcoholic use disorder