Courtesy of the Pickens Progress www.pickensprogress.com Published December 22, 2005
Meth Use Affects Us All – Part III
Recovering methamphetamine addict Ricky Dean voluntarily entered rehabilitation when he was able to see where his drug use was taking him and his family.
Actually, his decision to begin counseling came only after months of knowing the control meth was taking over his life, and agonizing over how to quit as he initially tried to do it on his own. Recognizing the destruction his addiction was causing, Dean continued to use the addictive substance because he did not know where to get help.
“That’s what this drug will do to you,” said Dean. “It takes over your mind, telling you to do one thing when you know you should do another. It keeps pulling you back, away from everything that’s important.”