Drug Abuse and Addiction: Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of Drug Addiction

When a loved one is addicted, unfortunately, one’s usual patterns of thinking and behaving may not see one through to success. Dealing with a person’s addiction requires a different attitude that does not come naturally to many people. Addicted persons take advantage of this to manipulate family members so they can continue drug use without…

SEE STUDY ON DRUG ADDICTION IN MOMBASA, RESEARCH BY THE UON

The problem of drug abuse in coast Province is growing at an alarming rate, the lack of reliable statistics to reveal the scope and magnitude of drug abuse has left many institutions guessing and speculating on the seriousness of the problem. The key purpose of this study was to establish the factors influencing drug abuse…

Top 10 effective ways to reduce teenage drug and alcohol abuse

Calling All Parents Interested In Teen Drug And Alcohol Use Family life influences teenagers. Although you may not be able to control situations outside of the family (your kids’ peers, schools, communities, and society), you guide the culture of your family. For this you are responsible and accountable. Prevention Of Drug And Alcohol Problems Part…

WEDDING OF MY EX EPISODE 28 (Final)

THE BAWA RESIDENCE – SUNRISE Chris emerges from the bathroom towelling his hair with a huge towel. He is wearing a white singlet and white boxers. He throws the towel unto the bed, and then he picks up a deodorant spray and blasts some under each arm. He moves to the wardrobe, pulls out a…

WEDDING OF MY EX EPISODE 27

THE BAWA RESIDENCE – NIGHT When Chris gets out of his car his mother comes tearing out of the house to meet him. He turns to walk towards the house, and that is when he sees his mother running towards him. She is barefoot, and is still in the dress she had worn in the…

WEDDING OF MY EX EPISODE 26

GOLGOTHA HEIGHTS CHAPEL – CONTINUOUS Five white Chrysler saloon cars enter the gates of the Golgotha Heights Chapel. The cars are now parked in front of the church with precision. Mr. and Mrs. Opoku alight from one car. Effe gets out, helped by two handsome men in black tuxedos. Eyram pulls the veil across Effe’s…

WEDDING OF MY EX EPISODE 25

THE PRINCESS ROAD Chris drives recklessly. He overtakes wrongly, drawing the angry horns of drivers. His attention is divided between driving and looking out for a wedding procession. His face is an epitome of distress. He fumbles out his phone and dials Effe’s number. The call is picked. CHRIS Effe? Is that you, Effe? Hello,…

WEDDING OF MY EX EPISODE 24

GOLGOTHA HEIGHTS CHAPEL The head rests of the front seats of Michael’s car have DVD video players fixed in them. The DVD players are on now, showing blue screens. CHRIS So what was all that fuss about, Micky? I guessed you have something else on your mind to talk about apart from Colombian rice deals….

WEDDING OF MY EX EPISODE 23

Chris is driving. He is obviously distressed. He keeps hearing the voices of Dr. Anaman and Bright Koffie. He runs his hand through his hair repeatedly.  Finally he turns off the road and parks the car. He picks up his mobile phone and calls Steve. STEVE Hey, paddy! What the dilly-dilly-dilly-dilly-yoo!! How did it go…

WEDDING OF MY EX EPISODE 22

THE BAWA RESIDENCE – MORNING Chris opens his bedroom door and comes out. Elaine is following closely behind. Chris is well-dressed in an expensive and well-cut suit with a crisp white shirt and a polka-dotted tie. Elaine is wearing her nightdress but has pulled on a morning gown. They go down the stairs, chatting softly….

WEDDING OF MY EX EPISODE 21

THE BAWA RESIDENCE – EVENING Chris stands just inside his living-room. He looks around slowly, his face anxious. He takes a few steps further into the room. He racks his memory, dredging up that painful moment when he had seen a mean-looking Effe standing over the sprawled body of his mother, holding a side-table in…

WEDDING OF MY EX EPISODE 19

IRIS’ EAST LEGON RESIDENCE – MAGIC HOUR Chris sits up slowly, and Iris drops her hands from around him. . He leans his head back against the sofa and closes his eyes. Iris speaks gently. IRIS And that’s it? That’s how it ended between you and Effe? CHRIS Basically, yes. I took my Mom to…