Drug addiction and other mental illnesses can be co-occurring disorders, and it is often the case that one causes the other. If an underlying disorder such as depression or anxiety is a pre-existing condition, substance abuse may develop in response. The person may find relief in self-medication and, upon repetition, not only develop a dependency […]
Can Drugs Cause Mental Illness?
Thank You to Our Visitors from the Thanyarak Institute
Earlier in the month, we had an opportunity to host a large group of visitors from the Ministry of Public Health, the Princess Mother National Institute on Drug Abuse Treatment (PMNIDAT or the Thanyarak Institute) and the Office of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB). The Thanyarak Institute is Thailand’s first and largest treatment center with seven […]
ASEAN Conference 2014
Earlier in the month we had an opportunity to join the ASEAN Conference 2014: Addiction Treatment: Future Challenges and Opportunities. The ASEAN Conference 2014: Addiction treatment: Future challenges and opportunities was held by the Princess Mother National Institute on Drug Abuse Treatment (PMNIDAT), Department of Medical Services, on June 11-13, 2014. Participants included representatives from […]
Teenage Drug Use: No sign of Abatement
According to statistics, the US leads the world in illegal drug use, but the problem is pervasive throughout the globe. In the Punjab region of India, for example, drug use has ramped up among young people in the last decade, and the number of students graduating from post-secondary schools has diminished. A report published in […]
Drug Addiction—A Problem without Borders
It’s tempting to blame alcoholism and drug addiction within a society on any number of things: liberal attitudes, cultural exposure through media, emphasis on individual freedom of choice, an ethos that includes “a right to feel good”—all these and more can be pointed to as society’s collective responsibility for alcohol and drug problems. And these, […]
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