All in all, Indiana’s Kosciusko County is definitely a quality place to live. There are community leaders that work hard to provide as many local events as possible. Moreover, Lake Webster has always been a great place for boating, picnics, swimming and other recreational activities. Unfortunately though, if you have an issue with addiction, Kosciusko County will not be a good place to live, nor will any other place be good for that matter. Simply put, instead of being able to enjoy all that our wonderful has to offer, your whole life has been taken over with satisfying your addiction.
Although it will be difficult, the time to stop any addiction is now, and here’s why:You’ll reduce the risk of becoming a fatality.Unfortunately, drug overdose deaths are an all-too-common issue in many parts of the country. This is also true in the state of Indiana as well. In Kosciusko County, this risk of an overdose death is at a current statistic of 19 per 100,000 of population. We strongly desire to continue to keep that statistic as low as possible. If you have an addiction problem, get help today in order to avoid becoming a statistic. Here are some characteristics of a drug overdose that you should be aware of:
- Unsteady walking
- Dilated pupils
- In severe cases, gurgling sounds that may indicate a blocked airway and trouble breathing
- Violent behavior or disorientation
You will be able to remain productive and be more likely to be employed. One bad sign of someone who is deteriorating into an addiction crisis would be a problem with losing jobs. A person who is addicted to opioids, narcotics, pain medication, alcohol or any other substance is not going to be able to function as well as an individual who is sober. This means they will not be able to focus at their job, which could ultimately result in a pink slip. You will be more likely to maintain relationships.
Your relationships with others are going to embark on a downward spiral because of your addiction. You are not the only one suffering from this addiction; in a sense, your spouse and other family members are suffering right along with you. And one of these days, they just might get to the point where have had enough, and you will be all alone.There is help available.
The negative consequences listed here are the bad news when it comes to addictions. However, there is good news. For those who are determined and committed enough to break the cycle, there is help available. Give us a call today at 855-807-4673. and a dedicated counselor will explore your options for getting sober and staying that way.