I will attempt to answer any serious question on substance abuse, including alcohol, illegal drugs and/or prescription drugs.
As a nurse, I bring a strong background in pharmacology along with a working knowledge of the effects of addiction. I am a believer in 12-step programs, and also medication-controlled programs for certain addictions.
Nursing school with diploma. 20-plus years nursing in general hospitals, med/surg and in later years employed by psychologists who also handled substance abuse problems. I am up-to-date with current treatment options, including medically-supervised programs and 12-steps.
Dean's List while in college. I have taken extra pharmacology courses because I enjoy it, and out necessity to stay up-to-date.
I volunteer here on AllExperts in the Pharmacology area and also Medical area, in attempt to offer the questioners a "nurse's perspective", where I've received many and varied questions and problems, including some relating to addictions.
I am hoping to continue my education, and possibly someday work as a counselor in substance abuse.
Substance abuse is a treatable disease.
Substance abusers deserve treatment, not jail.
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