If an American child can run the gauntlet and escape the temptation of drug and alcohol abuse through youth, one would think that they would land safely and drug free into adulthood. Not the case – at least not in this country. Escaping the drug dealer in the school yard does not guarantee that a child will remain drug free.
Drug ads directly to the consumer, the higher percentage of psychiatrists and differences in philosophies further decrease the chances for someone growing up drug free in America.
We have never had such a doped up society as the one we are creating, where possibly many of the leaders of the future will be on mind altering medication. We don’t really know what such a society would be like.
Let’s hope that the future has enough clear minds to contemplate alternatives and move society in another direction.
At a more enlightened time, perhaps in the very distant future, this age will be viewed as the darkest of dark ages. It will be describe as a time when too many people were doped up either by the dealer on the street or the drug industry and too many died from the manmade epidemic.
Researchers at the University of Maryland examined administrative claims data for the year 2000 on insured children and teens in the Netherlands, Germany and the U.S. and found that use of psychotropic medications in the U.S. was 2.27 times higher than in the Netherlands and 3.33 times higher than in Germany. Prevalence of prescription psychotropic drug use was 6.66 percent among American youths, compared to 2.9 and 2 percent, respectively, among Dutch and German youths.”
Narconon of Louisiana provides drug education and rehabilitative services for anyone who is suffering from prescription drug abuse. Intake counselors will help guide you or your loved one into a drug rehab.