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Addiction and emotional immaturity are closely linked, with many addicts turning to using or drinking in order to escape their realities. The lack of emotional maturity is usually explained in terms of an attachment trauma or “relational” stress during childhood.
When there is a lack of appropriate direction and support from parents during childhood, a person cannot internalise suitable emotional controls, meaning they do not learn to control their internal emotional responses.
During addiction recovery, addicts begin to develop emotional skills they never had before.
What used to be a drug that only appeared in our rehab centre’s worst nightmares, Krokodil has now become a scary reality for substance abuse in South Africa.
Although there are several drugs that are extremely addictive and physically destructive, Krokodil has set a new record for rapid devastation of the mind, body and spirit of its users.
Warning graphic content, sensitive viewers are not advised!
When people talk about substance abuse or drug abuse, they generally refer to harder, potent drugs such as Cocaine, Tik or Heroin.
Understandably so, as these drugs are illegal, and they do cause drug addiction, and we know they can cause serious physical, mental and psychological harm to users.
Cat drug addiction, or addiction in general, doesn’t often begin as addiction.
For a lot of us, it began with friends at parties, through experimentation or peer pressure.
At first, it’s fun and exciting; but then taking drugs becomes more regular, the amount of drugs increases a little more each time and before you know it, you are taking drugs every weekend and you’ve developed a drug habit.
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