Addiction and sports seem to go hand in hand. Darren McCarty, John Daly, Brett Favre, Josh Hamilton, and Ryan Leaf are a just few of the professional athletes who have dealt with substance abuse. Athletes are under nearly unparalleled levels…
Let's hypothesize the cause of addiction, after all what causes a person to become an addict. Estimations blame genetics for between 40% and 60% of a person's vulnerability to addiction. OD hypothesizes one predominating factor behind why a person gets hooked on drugs. In our opinion addiction is the result of internalizing a false narrative as a personal truth or norm.
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!
Claiming an addict can’t/won’t get help until they hit rock bottom implies that use is not a problem until a person reaches rock bottom. Most everyone has this preconceived notion that a drug addict is some homeless poor miserable soul with no family who lives under a bridge, I know that’s what I thought, it’s a false narrative that’s the byproduct of preaching rock bottom as a necessity to being a drug addict.