We started this thread last week and I’m going to do my best to keep it up. Here are some links you may find useful on other blogs:
The Addiction News Network – Brain damage in young adults who smoke weed
Spiritual River – The usefulness of social support in early recovery
Breaking the Cycles – A great post about talking to your children about alcohol
Recovery Basics – Robotripping (Or Roboing as we used to call it) is apprently coming back
I hope you enjoy those as much as I did.
These are some useful articles about addiction I’ve found online. While they cover some topics we’ve discussed on here, I think it’s always better to be more educated!
From Addiction Recovery Basics – Personality Vs. Genetics
From Beating Addictions – A little Q & A about sugar addiction
From Breaking the Cycles – A new online tool to assess drinking problems
From Addiction Inbox – A nice review of 2008 research findings having to do with addiction.
More links to come next week!!!
Well then, it seems that the drug-use survey I created is telling me that my blog readers’ drug use falls right in line with the use patterns common in the country.
Most of the readers smoke cigarettes, with marijuana, alcohol, and cocaine close in tow. I didn’t expect the meth, ecstasy, and other drug counts to be so low (less than 10 for each of those), but I guess that’s why I created the survey!
So, I’ll be trying to write the posts with your use in mind, and I’ll be continuously monitoring the survey to see if anything changes…