Living Recovery From Addictions 10 Essay

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LIVING RECOVERY FROM ADDICTIONS 10
Drug Teen’s are Most Likely to use the First Time Trying or Using a Drug in 2008: In 2008, of the 2.9 million persons aged 12 or older who used illicit drugs for the first time, within the past 12 months, a majority reported that their first drug was marijuana (56.6 percent). Nearly one third initiated with psychotherapeutics (29.6 percent, including 22.5 percent with pain relievers (PERCOCET, OXYCONTIN), 3.2 percent with tranquilizers (XANAX), 3.0 percent with stimulants, and 0.8 percent with sedatives). A sizable proportion reported inhalants (9.7 percent) (HUFFING) as their first drug, and a small proportion used hallucinogens as their first illicit drug (3.2 percent). http://www.inspirationsyouth.com/statistics-teen-drug-use-abuse-addiction/
Discussion
From the case studies, it is apparent that AA is the most common recovery support group that has assisted many people (Singer, & Page, 2014). Its operation depends on testimonials of members that have recovered after undergoing the process. AA has helped many alcoholics and addicts, not only Elizabeth, or Robert as described in the case studies above but thousands.
According to AA (n.d.), there are twelve steps that AA authenticates for use to persons in their recovery program. All the other support groups use the same twelve steps altering them somewhat for their purpose. The first step is to admit that one has no power over alcohol or drug
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