The mass majority of drug abuse in our country, believe it or not, is from prescription pills! Our lives seem to be ruled by a pill to fix everything. From young children to senior citizens the pharmaceutical industry has capitalized on every facet they can, and are working on more. It seems that the people of the world are not supposed to have emotions these days. They are even trying to make bereavement (death of a loved one) a disability! How crazy is that?
Do you ever feel depressed, anxiety ridden, experience grief, stress or any other kind of overwhelming feeling? Well apparently, you can fix it with medication. At least that is what the pharmaceutical industry wants us to believe. They are making billions, possibly even trillions, each year because of people’s unfortunate circumstances. This type of mentality needs to stop before the epidemic worsens.
In today’s society we have been programmed to need help for our every ill, and oftentimes that help in the name of medicine can destroy us from the inside out. The damage that can happen to the liver and other organs due to over medication can cause irreversible problems and sometimes even death. Long term use of these drugs also causes a person to experience mental disorders that they otherwise would not have ever had. The physical, mental and emotional damage that can occur from the use of these pharmaceutical drugs is more devastating than the actual natural feelings a person is sometimes faced with in life.
Coping with the stresses of life and what it sometimes throws at us is hard, and there are times when we all need a helping hand. It is important when looking for that help to not get blinded by the quick and easy fix. There is no quick and easy fix when it comes to handling your emotions! The only way to really move past the trails and the verbal curve-balls we are sometimes thrown is to confront and handle them with honesty. Have you ever heard the saying “honesty is the best policy”? It applies when we are dealing with the ups and downs of our lives.
Since every person on this planet will at some point in their life time face depression, guilt, anger, shame, or any of the other unwanted feelings that we as humans will face, it must be dealt with. It’s extremely important to our freedom as a race to learn to handle these feelings and not rely so heavily on the miracle cures that we see advertised in main stream media on a daily basis. It’s time to wake up and stop being hypnotized by the suppressor’s and dominator’s of the world! Finding help to handle your problems is sometimes necessary but, don’t you don’t need to lose yourself in the process.
Addiction can happen to anyone. It doesn’t matter if you come from a well to do family or that you are educated. Addiction strikes its ugly head where ever it wants to! It takes hold of a person and destroys them and their family without any regret or remorse for the lives it takes. To be addicted is like being chained up in a prison that you can’t break out of. The hold it can have on a person can be so strong that they can’t even see a way out!
If you or someone you know is struggling with an addiction or contemplating the use of prescription medication to help handle an addiction or some other problem; please think twice and think hard before making that plunge. It could be the worst decision you ever make. People who are struggling with an addiction already definitely do not need to become reliant on another substance to handle that what is already going on. The goal of getting clean and sober is, after all, to be free from the addiction, and getting on a medication will only prolong the inevitable.
For those who have never suffered from addiction, don’t get caught up in the trap. If you have spent the majority of your life drug free odds are, whatever you’re facing now can be handled without the use of drugs now. Remember that emotions come and they go and sometimes yes, we do need help to handle things. But be careful on what kind of help you except. Being drugged up for your emotions is a loss of freedom and we are losing too many of our freedoms in this country already!