What is Drug Abuse or Drug Addiction?
Drug and Alcohol abuse or substance abuse is a form of disorder where the addict consumes drugs causing harm to self. It kills slowly by affecting the consumer brain, heart, lungs. Certain drugs overdose can even cause instant death.
Anything in excess, lessens life. Addiction to anything for that matter makes ones life troublesome and survival a struggle.
How to Recover from Drug Abuse?
Road to recovery requires strong will power and support from near dear ones. Moreover the journey involves continual efforts and a positive attitude. It’s never easy but possible to curtail the addiction.
A few ways that might help:
- Find ways to balance own life to make it less stressful and keep off negativity.
- Adapt to change and accept that nothing is certain or constant.
- Take medical help to overcome the abuse.
- Work on the problems that pushed you into it.
- Keep the cravings in check.
Most important ask for help, share your problems with those who care and work to overcome the addiction.
Drug Abuse Quotes
Through this compilation, we wish to raise awareness, give insights on its adverse impact, if you are in the abuse, its necessary you quit smoking, quit alcohol and or any such addiction to save yourself.
Drug Abuse Quotes
Every form of addiction is bad, no matter whether the narcotic be alcohol or morphine or idealism. – Carl Jung
“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” – Mahatma Gandhi
“An over-indulgence of anything, even something as pure as water, can intoxicate.” – Criss Jami
Addiction is just a way of trying to get at something else. Something bigger. Call it transcendence if you want, but it’s like a rat in a maze. We all want the same thing. We all have this hole. The thing you want offers relief, but it’s a trap. – Tess Callahan
“I avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.” – Charlotte Brontë
Weed has a way of making short distances long and the long ones short. We need clear eyes to get this baboon. We can do it in one quarter of that time. – Godwin Inyang,
“If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.” – Michael Jordan
The mentality and behavior of drug addicts and alcoholics is wholly irrational until you understand that they are completely powerless over their addiction and unless they have structured help, they have no hope. – Russell Brand
“Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Fall seven times, stand up eight.” – Japanese proverb
“Nobody stays recovered unless the life they have created is more rewarding and satisfying than the one they left behind.” – Anne Fletcher
Drug Abuse Quotes
One of the hardest things was learning that I was worth recovery — Demi Lovato
For a while, I had this uncontrollable urge – this addiction to danger. Now I look back and I think, ‘Gee, what an idiot. I was risking my life just for the sensation of it.’ – Steven Seagal
What is addiction, really? It is a sign, a signal, a symptom of distress. It is a language that tells us about a plight that must be understood. – Alice Mille
Until I went to rehab, I didn’t understand what it did. – Aaron Neville
“Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.” – Napoléon Bonaparte
Recovery from addiction requires hard work, a proper attitude and learning skills to stay sober, not drinking alcohol or using other drugs. Successful drug recovery or alcohol recovery involves changing attitudes, acquiring knowledge, and developing skills to meet the many challenges of sobriety. – Dennis Daley
No addiction is good. – Jose Mujica
Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we’re looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn’t test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power. – P. J. O’Rourke
“Anyone can give up; it is the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone would expect you to fall apart, now that is true strength.” – Chris Bradford
“You feel your strength in the experience of pain.” – Jim Morrison
Addiction is an adaptation. It’s not you–it’s the cage you live in. – Johann Hari
“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela
Alcohol Abuse Quotes
You can come out of the furnace of trouble two ways: if you let it consume you, you come out a cinder; but there is a kind of metal which refuses to be consumed, and comes out a star. – Jean Church
One of the things you learn in rehab is that you’re responsible for your own actions. – Dale Archer
“You must do the things you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me. – Winston Churchill
“If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking.” – Zen proverb
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the futur — Deepak Chopra
Alcohol is the anesthesia by which we endure the operation of life. – George Bernard Shaw
Everybody smokes! Models, actresses, everyone! Don’t they realize that it’s gross? I understand it’s an addiction, but it still pains me to see my friends do it. – Kirsten Dunst
Addiction is a really hard thing to kick. – Nikki Sixx
The initial journey towards sobriety is a delicate balance between insight into one’s desire for escape and abstinence from one’s addiction. – Debra L. Kaplan
Addiction is a family disease. One person may use, but the whole family suffers.
“Change must start from the individual. And the individual must want and feel ready to make such change.” – Efrat Cybulkiewicz
I wish all teenagers can filter through songs instead of turning to drugs and alcohol. – Taylor Swift
If you know someone who tries to drown their sorrows, you might tell them sorrows know how to swim. – Ann Landers
Drug Abuse Quotes
Habit is habit, and not to be flung out of the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs a step at a time. – Mark Twain
It is understood that the road to recovery is as tough as the pain to resist the drug.
But it is absolutely indispensable to stop its consumption as it kills one slowly.
Hope these Drugs and Alcohol Abuse Quotes shed some light on the ill effects it brings into our lives and
how others have tried and succeeded to pull themselves out of the abuse.