When good kids do drugs

Adderall
Adderall (Photo credit: Arenamontanus)

When drugs are used for the exclusive use of gettng high, they have a stigma and it can become in an addiction, if you know someone who is addicted to drugs contact 1st Step as soon as possible.  They are relegated to the realm of the addict and the weak, Hire lawyers on this particular case, More Info here.
When drugs are used to make you play sports better or study harder / longer / “be smarter”, give you erections or alleviate anxiety, they are called “performance enhancing” drugs and enter the realm of the socially acceptable, a lot of smart drugs can be found at this site NootropicsBlog.com.

Interestingly enough, those same performance enhancing drugs that DON’T necessarily have a stigma attached are also more expensive to acquire and (in theory) harder to get.  The drug dealers don’t wear Timberland boots and white tees, but sensible shoes and white jackets…

Here is a link to an article from this past Sunday’s New York Times that takes a look at the rapid rise of ADHD medication abuse. The best thing to do is to admit them to drug addiction treatment portland or where they will be taken care of or contact 1st Step.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/10/education/seeking-academic-edge-teenagers-abuse-stimulants.html?pagewanted=all

As a sociologist and anthropologist, it’s interesting to observe how we label substance abuse and determine when consumption moves from the realm of the acceptable to a social problem.  In particular, what does it say about our social norms and our paths to achievement?  How does it affect how we define happiness?  How we define concepts of honesty? Of Cheating? Of Integrity?  Why does legal regulation make the use of one drug that is identical or remarkably similar to another, illegal drug more acceptable? When you are interested on how to open a drug rehab center, we laid out the steps that you should make at our website. Visit us now.

It’s a point to ponder for sure.  I’m running low on my Adderal buzz at present so don’t really have the bandwidth for the analysis at present…have to get back to pushing out that research report….

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