So far, 2020 has been one heck of a year and not in a good way. This year has been full of bad news in one form or another. As soon as we think it can’t get worse, it does.
The Coronavirus has done a number on our society and made parts of daily living as we knew it, unrecognizable. We’re having to wear medical masks in public and we’ve had to get used to this new idea of “social distancing.“
It’s feasible to look at our current drug crisis and only see opioid and methamphetamine addiction. Sure, those drugs make a ton of headlines with mass overdoses, giant smuggling busts, and a constant “cat and mouse game” with U.S.
Currently, the general public is consumed with and enraged by the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re being told “murder hornets” are the next thing to start taking American lives, followed by some unknown “mystery illness” that only affects infants.
It seems like whenever the world gets a handle on one specific drug that is causing a bunch of problems, a new one shows up that needs to be addressed.
Drug and alcohol addiction are some of the most pervasive public health issues of our modern society. Over the last 20 years, substance abuse has been a hot topic of conversation. It’s also been one of the biggest enemies families have faced.
When people are quarantined in their homes and most of society is shut down, idle hands become the devil’s playground.
I was almost waiting for this headline to show up. Unfortunately, during this time of societal panic caused by the COVID-19 virus, people are going to take advantage of and make a mockery of the whole thing.
Reading the local news today I was inundated with stories on local drug arrests, mass long term investigations and centuries worth of jail sentences being handed out by the court systems.
A Day In the Life of An Alcoholic The day after Saint Patrick’s Day in 2010 is a day I will never forget because it was one of the worst days of my life. I woke up in a jail cell still half-drunk, covered in bruises, my hair a mess and facing felony charges of assaulting a police officer.