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Guests J. Wesley Boyd, MD, PhD, and Eric Metcalf, MPH
Most people who abuse illegal drugs don’t fit the image of the dysfunctional, hustling addict who can’t fit into normal society. Between the estimated 10 percent of the population who are true addicts and those who don’t use drugs at all falls a group of regular drug users who often don’t realize how much their use is affecting their daily lives.
Being a drug user
According to J. Wesley Boyd, MD, PhD, and Eric Metcalf, MPH, they are almost addicted. Whether their drug of choice is legal or illegal, an upper or a hallucinogen, almost addicts’ drug use is negatively impacting their quality of life—but falls short of meeting the diagnostic criteria for substance abuse or dependence.
In this book, Almost Addicted, readers will find the tools to identify and assess patterns of drug use, evaluate its impact on relationships, work, and personal well-being, and develop strategies for abstaining or cutting back and building recovery capital.
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Talk Recovery airs live every Thursday at noon on 100.5 FM, Vancouver Coop Radio. Last Door produces a weekly radio show having having conversations about the many pathways to addiction recovery. To end stigma we must continue to talk about recovery. Each week addiction recovery experts from around the world join us for an hour. Talk Recovery is in its 6th Season, thank you to all our weekly listeners and guests. Show ideas? email [email protected]
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