Alcohol Classified as a Drug?

Is Alcohol Classified as a Drug? Alcohol is a drug. It is classified as a Central Nervous System (CNS) depressant, which means that drinking alcohol slows down brain functioning, neural activity, and further reduces the functioning of various vital functions in the body. This is due to the increased production of the inhibitory neurotransmitter, gamma-aminobutyric acid, or GABA. When someone consumes large quantities of alcohol, specifically more than the body is equipped to process, the result is depressant effects. Some of the many depressant effects from alcohol include: Delayed reaction time Cognitive impairments Slurred speech Unsteady gait Poor coordination or lack of motor skills Dist

COPING WITH GUILT ABOUT YOUR CHILD’S ADDICTION AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Parents always do their best to raise children, often trying to give and arrange them the things they lacked in their own childhoods. Seeing a child suffering from addiction can be extremely difficult for parents, often causing them to feel guilt, shame, anxiety, frustration and many other emotions. WHY DOES PARENTAL GUILT HAPPEN?? Parents are often told their actions shape their children’s destiny. To a certain extent, that is true. However, when a child suffers from addiction, parents may feel their actions caused that situation too. This guilt is often a barrier to improving the situation. It can keep parents from encouraging children to take responsibility and can cause strain in the pa

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