Alcohol and drug use can progress into abuse and even addiction so insidiously that sometimes people do not realize that it has become a problem for them and those around them. The following self-assessment tests can help you determine whether or not it may be time to get help.
Questions for Families
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Many marijuana users, and even some health officials, believed that casual, occasional use of marijuana is not a problem as long at is doesn't affect work or school, but a new study has found that even smoking one joint a week can caused changes in two key regions in the brain. The more the person smokes, the greater the abnormalities appear on MRI images. Read more...
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They rarely miss work and other obligations because of their drinking, although it does happen occasionally, and they usually excel at their jobs and careers. Typically, they are clever and witty individuals who are successful in many areas of their lives. But they drink at levels that would incapacitate most people. Read more...
Many alcoholics and addicts cling to the belief that they are not hurting anyone but themselves with their addictive behavior. But research and anecdotal evidence shows that isn't true. If you think your addiction is not affecting anyone else, read what the children say about that. Read more...
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