addiction education Tag

The word addict is associated with a number of different negative stereotypes. Like all stereotypes, the beliefs are generally negative and can significantly impact how...

When it seemed clear that our son was using drugs, we had few resources for understanding how profound the problem was. At first, it seemed a matter of recreational use and thus could be discounted as a kind of pervasive cultural practice. As we became aware that he was more deeply involved, we found new narratives to explain and rationalize his behavior.