“When people see situations that need to change, the temptation is to immediately apply a behavioral solution. That seems like the fast approach. But if mindset is not addressed, it is usually the slow approach to change.” ― The Arbinger Institute
This post is taken from an email being sent to school principles to introduce them to our proposed drug curriculum and extend an invitation for them to be a part of the pilot project. Please message any suggestions you might have on the project to us!
Editor's note: This is not meant to be a criticism of Narcotics Anonymous, Alcoholics Anonymous, or 12 Step Programs. I love the program, rather it is meant to spark the discussion on addiction to change the dialogue and to reassess the problem of drugs in society. Now I’m going to cram more themes into this post than I should try, but here goes...
What do you think are the differences between drug use, chemical dependency, and addiction? Are there differences? What’s your opinion? My take is this: there are significant differences between the three and, when viewed as a whole, they make up the spectrum of drug use.