Addiction and the New Activism

The Annac Blog

Credit: Drugaddiction.org

By Wes Annac & Loral Emery-Lamere, The Culture of Awareness

A new form of activism is emerging, and it isn’t coming from the younger generations who are fed up with the system. This new activism is coming from people you might not expect: concerned parents who’ve either lost their children to drug addiction or know someone who has.

It doesn’t take a genius to figure out that synthetic drugs like meth, cocaine and heroin are bad for you, but I don’t think people realize how much of a rampant epidemic drug addiction has become.

Most people are comfortable being complacent, and it’s easy to ignore social issues like drug addiction when we aren’t directly confronted by them. Unfortunately, more and more people (and families) are being confronted, and many of them have been inspired to take action.

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