The Happy Addict
is divided into fifteen chapters and each addresses how to take steps to create a new, sober life or how to let go of old negative thinking patterns.
Lying for the addict
to employers, law enforcement officers, family members, etc.
use sex to manage and suppress their feelings in the same way as alcoholics use drink or drug addicts
Rather than locking up yet more addicts
in overcrowded prisons such as Liverpool we should make far more use of residential treatment to get addicts
Wang adds that it's not accurate to describe an obese person as a "food addict
ignore the warnings and keep using this heroin it is just a matter to time before someone dies.
During his short life he had suffered many hardships, been a drug addict
, recovered, contracted Aids and lived life in such a way that many remember him with pride.
New drug injection sites are expected in Vancouver and Toronto in 2004 and will provide addicts
with a legal supply of heroin.
Killinger, Workaholics: The Respectable Addicts
(Buffalo, NY: Firefly Books, 1991).
and their advocates have been making this argument since the early 1990s, to no avail.
because an addict
is an addict
, and addicts
relapse," said Cook County Associate Judge Lawrence P.
Many cannot receive treatment for their addictions unless they are in prison, and the line in prison is long, so sometimes judges give addicts
stiffer sentences to ensure that they will eventually get treatment.
For example, she states that drug addicts
are virtually incapable of being functional at work or at home while alcoholics can perform adequately when not acutely intoxicated.
2 million alcohol and drug abusers and addicts
crowding America's prisons is the nation's most egregious display of public irresponsibility.
It is difficult to imagine what addicts
, co-dependents, and ACOA's would be like without the behaviors and systems they know so well.