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I am -- -- and this is fox extra according to a national survey on drug use and health.
More than twenty million people aged twelve or older need treatment for drug or alcohol abuse and never -- it joining me now is -- made -- Paula.
-- substance abuse -- were recovering addict and founder.
Of the resource training center here in New York welcome thank you very important topic.
Drug abuse and drug counseling and drug rehab because -- still.
I think it's it.
As a national epidemic I think he continues -- people find very little resources when does it turn into an addiction.
I think it turns into addiction when it -- your life.
When you can't work.
Or you're working from a hangover.
Or you who would taking your whole day and thinking about how you'd like to get high I think it's what.
The drugs do to us personally or are when we're fed up with the way we behave that we finally.
Say are we doing too much but I think when the question -- zest.
To yourself do you think common addict the answer is usually yes because if you're asking that question your life is unmanageable and you are one.
Why do you think that that's happening is that because people -- just not seeking help or is it because.
Help is hard to fine.
I think it's a combination of both those things -- said doctor -- I think one of them is they don't know they have a problem.
Another is they have the problem and they don't know how to get out of it.
They don't have insurance they don't know who to call.
We get the recess counsel to Trace until we actually have the first support recovery line in the stayed in New York that you can call -- number.
The flurry and get some support this no one that does that right you can't get to support it's always about money or insurance.
Last question for you family.
They played significant role in helping and helping general.
-- we should finally help out these things.
Well the first thing is is the family has to get together and decide that the -- gonna stick with the consequences -- that give this person.
C a drug -- or an apple wallet we'll know if you give them a consequence and you go back on it.
They'll know in their head well then that's serious -- the consequences -- an important piece to get the person -- surprising.
Thank you so much as -- wonderful information important information and for more information on their resource training center visit resource training dot war.
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