Drugs obtained from the opium poppy are among the most extensively studied after alcohol. We now have a clearer understanding how these drugs work in the brain to deaden pain. We also have a better understanding of the negative aspects of these drugs – addictive properties that have became a major health problem in the country.
ʻFalse beliefʼ is when drug users start to believe that once on the drug they are invincible and can accomplish anything. This leads them to becoming reliant on the drug for that false sense of confidence. At first, the drug was used for fun and then for confidence, and from then on drug users would find a reason to use it for every emotional state experienced, be it a good or bad emotion. At this stage, drug users have developed the belief that when they experience a good emotion and they want to heighten that emotion, they need to use the drug to take them there, and if it is a bad or sad emotion the drug will numb the pain that they are experiencing.
Are you worried that you or someone close to you is addicted to drugs? Help is at hand. Here we tell you a little about drug addiction, what to look
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