It is known that long term use of drugs can cause actual structural changes in the physiology and that these changes can lead to relapse after relapse. This leads to the theory that all addiction is physical and puts it in the category of a disease. Some say an incurable disease.

If you would ask for my advice, I would say you should during the term, try hard to convert to a permanent life cover before you become uninsurable. I have looked really closely at this and think this is the very best way to make the most of this policy.

words of inspiration for sobriety He blew the scholarship by simply not showing up for classes, and I saw the last piece he was working on-a dark, bloody pair of small elf-creatures. One of them was stabbing the other in the face while laughing. I looked at him and thought, “Man, you need help!” That sculpture was, by the way, only half-finished. Now he is 43 weeks off drugs, but he still has not continued with his craft, still has not picked up one piece of clay.

words of inspiration for someone fighting addiction Making teenagers aware of the damages the drug addiction causes is very important. Many teenagers get into addiction just because of their curiosity to new things. They may not know the drug substances and the harm these substances cause at all. Parents should make efforts to let the children know drug addiction is harmful to health, mind and society. When they know well this drug gaming addiction, it may be easy for them to quit it.

Start off slowly. Do you like to eat? Instead of dashing off to the nearest fast food place, or even to the grocery store, sit down with paper and pencil and plan. Chances are you may have burned some bridges and you may have money problems. This challenge will help you sharpen the intellect as you take stock of your supplies, check the sale papers and execute a triumphant sweep at the supermarket. When you can come home with groceries that will feed you for a week having spent what you would previously spent on one meal, you will feel the real triumph!

words of encouragement for sobriety Most judgments have value, however their value is not insurable, is not guaranteed, and is unknown, except for a short time after an estimate by a qualified buyer.

My friend Donny has graciously given me permission to reprint his aftercare plan. He has over seven years of sobriety to his credit and still follows this plan to this very date.