Answer: In most jurisdictions, the police or a mental health professional can have people who are found to be dangers to themselves or others committed for a brief period of observation (usually 48 - 73 hours). Then the court can decide to commit them for further treatment.
Most jurisdictions also have provisions for family members to commit for observation, under limited circumstances. You should call your local health department for direction to the correct channels.You should also know that the great majority of treatment facilities are not locked down, and patients are free to leave (against medical advice, of course) at any time. They may face penalties for doing so, however.
Answer: It really depends. Untreated ADHD is associated with an increased risk of substance use and addiction, so in this case, treating the ADHD may be helpful.It also depends on what drug(s) you are addicted to. If you are addicted to speed, then taking Vyvanse (which is an amphetamine) to treat ADHD may not be the best idea, although it does have a lower abuse potential than Adderall and many other stimulant ADHD medications.In almost any case, it is advised that the addiction itself is treated and is under control prior to beginning medications for ADHD treatment.
Answer: People see "drug addicts" as being afraid of water, due to the dirty body and clothes. One of the biggest reasons they are "scared" of water ( dont shower) is due to a simple fact of keeping pores clogged so they cannot sweat out the drug as fast.
Answer: Butch has admitted to doing drugs, but he has never said he was an "addict." He has only ever admitting to being a drug user in his past. It probably never reached the point of addiction and Butch never went through rehab or any help programs.
Answer: Depends on what they are doing, if it weed then you can tell them its you or weed but they cant have both (weed is not adicitve) but if it is something harder like coke or heroin then try to get them professional help.
Answer: Legal drugs taken only as directed (not exceeded in dose) can cause drug dependency, which is different than being an addict. However, if the drug was stopped for a chemically dependent person/patient, they will experience withdrawal just like a drug addict would.
A drug addict is a person who is dependent, physically, psychologically or both, on a chemical substance, whether legal or illegal.
The most common legal drug is alcohol, followed by nicotine. *Addict, and someone who is addicted to drugs.
Answer: Currently, Eminem claims to be completely sober. He was previouslty addicted to weed and different sleeping pills (sobered up from weed in 2002 according to his best friend Proof and from Sleeping Pills in 2008 according to Eminem himself). Eminem is considered to currently not be a drug addict.
Answer: There is no way to get through to a drug addict. You can talk to them. Ask them to get help, but until they want to get the help. If you are a parent or a spouse of an addict there are programs available to help you get through being part of an addicts life. You can call your local NA program listed in the phone book and ask about programs for family members like parents, spouse, even for children and see if they have any. They really do work I was married to a man for 11 years that was an acholoic, and drug addict if it had not been for these programs ........... PRAY!!!!!