Lesson 14: Managing Leftover Toxins - Slide  4

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You Still Feel Badly Because:

  • Drugs are toxins or poisons
  • Toxins take time to be removed from the brain and body
  • The brain and body take time to heal and return to normal functioning
  • Emotional turmoil and extreme fatigue both physical and mental result from the:
  • Damage done to your body and nervous system from using
  • Stress of detox
  • Stress of coping without using drugs and alcohol
  • Stress of quitting or attending rehab

Pg. 305-306 “Teens Under The Influence, The Truth About Kids, Alcohol, and Other Drugs-How to Recognize the Problem and What to Do About It,” Katherine Ketcham and Nicholas A. Pace, MD, Ballentine Books, New York, 2003.

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