Presentation on theme: "By Armando Virgen a chronic brain disease that causes compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences to the addicted individual and to."— Presentation transcript:
Biology The genes that people are born with can account for some of their addiction vulnerability. Development The earlier that drug use begins, the more likely it will progress to more serious abuse. Environment Includes many different influences from, family and friends, to socioeconomic status and quality of life in general. ARMANDO VIRGEN CIS 1020 FINAL PROJECT
Offer sympathy and support. Assist with housing and bills. Be honest about prejudices. Seek expert advice. Assist with chosen treatment type.
ARMANDO VIRGEN CIS 1020 FINAL PROJECT Panic or pity. Give cash to the addict. Judge morally. Set unrealistic goals. Cut off dialogue. Influence treatment.