Drug Addiction

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Comp 110
Ireland Dopson
Research Paper Assignment #2
Cornel Note Taking:

MLA Citation:
Bartlett, Robin, et al. "Harm Reduction: Compassionate Care Of Persons With Addictions." MEDSURG Nursing 22.6 (2013): 349-358. Academic Search Elite. Web. 30 Apr. 2014.

Thesis statement: Drug and alcohol abuse is very common in pretty much any area you are in. The most interesting thing to me is that when you have any type of addiction it is a mental process that your brain actually controls, which makes you want and need the substance at any point.

I chose to paraphrase my example.
This article gives facts and reasons as to why you should never turn to drugs as the answer. The article gives reasons and care ideas for a person living with an addiction.

“If you’re struggling from a drug addiction, you don’t have to battle your addiction alone. Drug treatment centers offer the support you need to beat your addiction and regain control of your life.” (Drug Abuse Effects." ) If you have a problem with drugs, there is help for you to get better Being on drugs does not only effect you physically, it has an effect on your everyday life. You can beat the addiction.

“While the effect of each group of drugs is different, all of them are harmful to your body.”( Drug Abuse Effects." )

There is no “good” drug that can be used if it is used the wrong way. Drugs can be harmful to your body in many ways.
Drug abuse can put you at risk for fatal death.
“Recognizing that you have a problem is the first step on the road to recovery, one that takes tremendous courage and strength.” (Drug Abuse & Addiction) If you have a problem, in order for help you need to admit you have a problem. Admitting to having a drug problem is a hard step to do.

Once you address the problem, you are on the road to recovery.

This article discusses the care ideas and ways to address the person with the addiction. In this article it gives...
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