Your Percocet addiction started in the most innocent way. After surgery for your car accident, you had a lot of pain. Your doctor prescribed Percocet to help you out. After a short while, true pain relief was hard to come by, despite taking an ever increasing amount of pills. Before long, the sensations you got from the Percocet felt better than your real life. You developed a Percocet addiction. How did it all go so wrong?
What if you experienced your worst fear nearly every day of your life – the fear that others will abandon you completely? This fear is so large and intense that it takes over your relationships, your personal goals, your everyday behaviors, your life. This is the reality of borderline personality disorder.
There are tons of books written for alcoholics and addicts as they try to understand their disease and how to beat it. But don’t worry. If you love someone who is addicted to drugs or alcohol, there are plenty of books that are written just for you. Take a look:
Take some action while you’re going through your recovery or while your contemplating detox. For books that look at addiction and recovery with a focus on the psychology of our choices, check out:
There’s nothing glamorous about drug use, as most of us realize eventually. You may have heard stories about famous people who use drugs to party or get through life, but many of them sadly end up dying before their time. Still not convinced? Here is a list of actors and actresses who died of drug overdoses. Marilyn Monroe – Her death, due to an overdose of sleeping pills, was ruled as a “possible” suicide. John Belushi – Died in 1982 after injecting a speedball – a mixture of cocaine and heroin. River Phoenix – Died of a heroin overdose while […]