Film presents an unrivaled opportunity to portray the inner visual experience of a drug trip, as well as to explore the complex issues that underlie a person's choice to use drugs. Although focused on the topic of mescaline use, Crystal Fairy and the Magical Cactus missed both opportunities, instead creating a cluster of superficial stereotypes that could worsen stigma about drug users.
So many other movies have done a better job. More entertaining, more informative, more accurate. Here are a few examples of older but better movies about drugs:
Whether you are some struggling with sex addiction, love addiction, or a compulsive sexual behavior, the partner or loved one of someone with a sex or love addiction, or someone who cares, it is important to know the basics about sex addiction. Sex Addiction 101 will give you a background on sex and love addictions.
You'll also find information on appropriate steps to receiving treatment.
Whether you are a drug user, the relative of someone who uses drugs, or someone who cares, it is important to know the basics about drugs. Drugs 101 will give you a background on drugs, their legal status, and an overview of the most popular classes of drug.
With links to more information on illicit drugs, such as alcohol, marijuana, LSD, crysal meth, heroin, methadone, you can increase your general knowledge across the range of drugs, or dig deeper to find out more about a particular drug of interest.
You'll also find information on drug treatment programs.
Did you know that substance use, and even prescribed medications, can actually cause mental and physical health problems? Here are some of the disorders recognized in the DSM-5 as being caused by drugs:
Food addiction has long been understood to follow a similar pattern as addiction to alcohol or drugs. But only this year has it finally been recognized in the DSM-5, the gold standard diagnostic tool for psychiatrists and psychologists. The Diagnosis? Binge Eating Disorder. Read More...