There are a lot of misconceptions about people addicted
to drugs," Housami said.
It is wrong that scarce NHS resourses are spent on addicts who remain addicted
while overweight or smoking patients are denied help for life-threatening conditions.
He said: "The babies are born addicted
to the same drugs - heroin, methadone and crack cocaine - which their mothers have taken during pregnancy.
My motives for making such a statement are frankly this, there is an undeniable link between addicted
offenders and appalling levels of criminality, as heroin and crack cocaine addicts commit crime from burglary to robbery, to sometimes murder, to get the money to buy drugs to satisfy their addiction.
The people you profiled were addicted
, and I hope they can find help.
The study examined 430 persons addicted
to heroin who failed to respond to, or comply with, traditional treatment.
For some time now, researchers have known that people who are addicted
to alcohol, cocaine, and other drugs tend to have a lower-than-average number of D2 receptors in their brains.
Beginning in 2000 with Addicted
, which she self published on her own imprint, Strebor Books International, Zane's erotic novels have attracted swarms of readers and are dominating African American best-seller lists.
However, literature on work addiction asserts that work constitutes the drug of choice for some 30 percent of the population, for whom working is so vital to their emotional well-being that in fact, they have become addicted
When Martin Booth tells us that anyone can be addicted
to heroin, that it may take just one dose, and that it will certainly happen to you if you're foolish enough to repeat the experiment, he is drawing on a long tradition of anti-drug propaganda.
Wild's new documentary, FIX The Story of an Addicted
City, to Anne McLellan, the new federal health minister, other cabinet ministers and policy-makers.