Preventing Drug Abuse: The Best Strategy

2016-10-28T19:24:59+00:00 April 27th, 2016|ayeneh-blog|

Why is adolescence a critical time for preventing drug addiction? As noted previously, early use of drugs increases a person’s chances of developing addiction. Remember, drugs change brains—and this can lead to addiction and other serious problems. So, preventing early use of drugs or alcohol may go a long way in reducing these risks. If [...]

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Seminar – What to say to our children

2016-07-10T21:19:38+00:00 April 5th, 2016|ayeneh-blog, Uncategorized|

A nationwide survey conducted by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health indicates that prescription drug use rose from 51% of U.S. adults in the 1999–2000 calendar year to 59% in 2011–2012. In 2012, women were taking more prescription medications than men, with 65% taking at least one drug and 16% taking more [...]

Remembering Bill Wilson

2016-10-28T19:25:05+00:00 April 3rd, 2016|ayeneh-blog|

He has been referred to as the messenger of the century. An individual who is responsible for saving tens of millions of people's lives through his tireless efforts and unconditional love, as well as his struggles to spread his message throughout the world so that no one would die as a result of not having [...]

Rise of the study drug: Adderall

2016-10-28T19:25:13+00:00 January 20th, 2016|ayeneh-blog|

In the United States, a Schedule II drug is one that has some accepted medical use, but at the same time a high potential for abuse that may lead to severe psychological and physical dependence. Cocaine, morphine and methadone are all Schedule II substances. Imagine, then, opening Twitter one morning to be greeted by tweets [...]

Who is Addict?

2016-07-10T21:19:38+00:00 January 13th, 2016|ayeneh-blog, Uncategorized|

[:en] ساختار اصلی اعتیاد تشکیل یافته از وسوسه و اجبار. در دوران اعتیاد فعال هر یک از ما سه مرحله را طی کردیم. آشنایی با مواد میل به افزایش اجبار به مصرف مواد در مرحله اول آشنایی همانند خدمت کاری نزد ما بود. اما طولی نکشید که در اثر افراط در لذت و مصرف روز [...]

What is the Addiction?

2016-07-10T21:19:38+00:00 September 10th, 2015|ayeneh-blog, Uncategorized|

[:en]عتیاد یک «بیمارى اجتماعی» است که عوارض جسمى و روانى دارد و تا زمانى که بـه علل گرایش «بیمار» توجه نشود، درمان جسمى و روانى فقط براى مدتى نتیجه‏ بخش خواهد بود و فرد معتاد دوباره گرفتار « مواد اعتیاد آور» می‏ گردد. اعتیاد به موادمخدر یکى از مهمترین مشکلات اجتماعی، اقتصادى و بهداشتى است [...]

Celebrities & Drug-Related Deaths

2016-10-28T19:25:13+00:00 September 10th, 2015|ayeneh-blog|

With great wealth and fame also comes great responsibility – especially for celebrities. Famous actors, musicians, and athletes all have to maintain a public image while balancing the rigors of their work with the allures of pleasure. High incomes and a developed American party culture allow them sustained access to drugs, which when combined with [...]