SOCIETY for an ADDICTION FREE EUROPE (SAFE) in association with ADDICTION RECOVERY TRAINING SERVICES (ARTS) (self-help recovery training for voluntary and O.S.T. addicts) and ADDICTION WITHDRAWAL ADVISORY SERVICES & HELP (AWASH) (helping involuntarily addicted patients to recover from their drug medication)
Monday, 1 August 2016
What Is Meant By An Addiction-Free Society ?
IS THE OPPOSITE OF
ARE CURRENTLY INTO.
essence of an addiction-free society is
no one is threatened by
behaviour of addicts or dealers,
no one is using addictive drugs,
no one intends to use them.
THE UNFORTUNATE TRUTH IS THAT THIS
MOST LIKELY IMPOSSIBLE AND UNOBTAINABLE !
such a fact should never be allowed to stop us from having a
worthwhile goal and trying to reach it. Especially when the ability
to get closer and closer to such a goal is itself a valued result.
Worth aiming for,
because it has the vital effect of benefiting a majority in our
SO THE DEFINITION OF AN
DRUG ADDICTION POLICY IS
WHICH CONTINUOUSLY MOVES
A SOCIETY OR COMMUNITY
IN THE DIRECTION OF
FREE OF ADDICTIVE DRUGS.
definition, such a
policy must essentially result in less and less overall production
and distribution of ALL TYPES of addictive drugs
– illicit, licensed AND prescription drugs, plus a
continuing reduction in demand for them,
coupled with a decrease in the number of citizens of all ages using
ALL ADDICTIVE DRUGS,
both by choice and involuntarily.
THE ABOVE POLICY WORTH FULLY INVESTIGATING ?