I found this the other day and I think it illustrates the Dysfunctional Family with addiction very well.
Here’s a link to a time I was featured in Vice Magazine China: 作者： 萨姆·沃尔夫森（Sam Wolfson） 链接：http://noisey.vice.cn/read/a-look-at-pete-dohertys-time-at-a-thai-rehab-facility ©️ 异视异色（北京）文化传播有限公司 版权所有，未经授权不得转载以及以任何形式使用，违者必究。 The Libertines 的故事总是围绕着毁灭与依赖展开——紧身夹克、Wordsworth 诗歌和浪漫到绝望的音乐之下，是令人触目惊心的海洛因毒瘾和街头犯罪。16岁的时候，我会神魂颠倒地在大街上追随着毒虫 Pete Doherty 的踪迹。和这支乐队的多数歌迷一样，我美化了他们的毒瘾所带来的黑暗。长大以后，我看到了他们为此付出的代价——牢狱之灾、憔悴的面容还有日渐稀少的音乐产出。 The Libertines 的故事总是围绕着毁灭与依赖展开——紧身夹克、Wordsworth 诗歌和浪漫到绝望的音乐之下，是令人触目惊心的海洛因毒瘾和街头犯罪。16岁的时候，我会神魂颠倒地在大街上追随着毒虫 Pete Doherty 的踪迹。和这支乐队的多数歌迷一样，我美化了他们的毒瘾所带来的黑暗。长大以后，我看到了他们为此付出的代价——牢狱之灾、憔悴的面容还有日渐稀少的音乐产出。 去年9月，Libertines 在 Alexandra Palace 上演了三场满座复出演出，随后 Pete 离开英国前往泰国的“希望康复中心（Hope Rehab Center）”戒毒。此前，他也曾几次前往那里，最有名的一次是在2004年由女演员 June Brown 非常诡异地赞助的泰国之旅，这位女演员最有名的角色是电影《东区人（Eastenders）》中的 Dot Cotton。 本周，康复中心的 Simon Mott 给 Noisey 发来一个文件夹，里面装有Continue reading “Vice Magazine – China”
To keep me on the straight-and-narrow, especially in my first year of sobriety, I did a LOT of reading. Books, blogs, news articles… anything that would help me better understand alcoholism and the ways to win the battle. I often got in touch with the authors to say thanks for the inspiration or whatever, andContinue reading “My interview on “Sober-Punks.co.uk””
Examples of medications used often as part of a detox from alcohol and within treatment centers.
“We cannot change what we can’t accept” Step one is about dispelling denial around addiction.
Here is a weekly round of addiction news: Harvey Weinstein claims “Sex Addiction” – Experts say it’s not a real issue for him: http://www.newsweek.com/harvey-weinstein-isnt-sex-addict-because-sex-addiction-isnt-real-experts-say-682853 Former 9NEWS reporter opens up about her opiod addiction: http://www.9news.com/news/local/next/former-9news-reporter-opens-up-about-her-opioid-addiction-and-the-recovery-process/482931191 ” Dana Knowles is a familiar face if you’ve watched 9NEWS for awhile. She was a reporter at the station tenContinue reading “Weekly Round-up of Addiction News”
Gratitude? What’s it all about?
Craving Diaries Here is a worksheet I have created in order to help you moderate your own personal cravings and Soon after you acted on your decision to put a stop to you addiction, it is likely that you experienced cravings for it again. For many people these cravings are difficult to cope withContinue reading “How to manage cravings?”
What is addiction? -Written By Dylan Kerr 2015-2017 Addiction has had many descriptions over a number of years: Learnt behavior Health behavior problem Substance use disorder Chemical dependency Disease Addiction is word that is fairly commonplace in everyday language, people often use the word addicted to describe things they are passionate about. You mayContinue reading “What is addiction?”
Addictions, like any other diseases or disorders have a unique set of stressors involved in overcoming them. They not only affect the person inflicted with addiction but also affect the family, friends and other social circles. Once addiction has progressed to a level whereby a person needs help they usually only receive a limited amountContinue reading “Support Networks for People Overcoming Addiction”