Television ad campaigns in the late 1980s and early 1990s showed this vivid metaphor for understanding drug addiction: a person holding an egg said, “This is your brain.” The next frame showed the egg frying in a pan, with a voice-over saying, “This is your brain on drugs.” Make no mistake; drug abuse interferes with […]
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Island Paradise Builds a Road to Recovery
A local resident of Zanzibar has begun paving the road to recovery for his island’s growing heroin population. Sulueiman Mauly, a former heroin addict himself, started building sober houses about six years ago as a cheap alternative to rehab and a safe haven for drug users who want to get off the streets. It’s sad […]
Pakistan’s New Approach to Drug Addiction Rehab
According to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Pakistan has more than four million drug addicts and the number of addicts is rising by the day. In Pakistan, drugs are cheap and readily available, mostly because of the booming drug trade and a steady stream of heroin entering the country from neighboring Afghanistan. […]
Australia Suffering from “Ice” Epidemic
Ice as it is known on the streets, is a grimy drug with a lurid background. One of the most addictive substances known to man, ice crystal meth is one that is easy to make, cheap to produce and quick to become addicted to. This epidemic is spreading quickly across the Australian continent. Health officials […]
Handling of Russian Heroin Epidemic Raises Concern
The Russian heroin epidemic, widely reported on in the media, and the resulting proliferation of HIV through shared needles, have been called a threat to national security by Russian officials. Yet the Russian government has been severely criticized for its handling of the problem. Though statistics vary, it’s clear that between 1.5 and 2 million […]
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