By: Maria Rudesill
Addiction is on Main Street
Addiction Education: Not Enough and Not Always Accurate
It Can’t Be Addiction, It’s Just Pot
- Females and males will soak a tampon in alcohol and insert it into their rectum to get an instant high. They also do this because you cannot smell any alcohol coming from them.
- Another way of getting high is called “Butt Chugging.” This is where someone will do a headstand against a wall and another person will insert the tip of a cough syrup bottle into their rectum and fill it with the cough syrup, or use flexible tubing.
- They are filling up water bottles with vodka, mixing it with soda and drinking it.
- They will also soak gummybears or worms in alcohol and eat them.
- They are drinking hand sanitizer.
Desperation is Sometimes Depression
- More angry outbursts rather than sadness.
- Extreme sensitivity to criticism.
- Withdrawing from some, but not all people.
- Aches and pains with no diagnosed physical ailment.
What Can We Do?
- Sleep Aids
- Cough Medications