Legal drugs, are without a doubt the most common dependencies, constituting the main alcohol and more prevalent. In our country it is calculated that more than 500,000 dependents and about 70,000 dependents of illegal drugs.

The consequences of excessive consumption of alcohol have serious consequences, not only in the etiology of addiction, but also in high mortality rates, more than 6000 deaths per year by road accidents, labour and liver cirrhosis. The high morbidity, more than 60 diseases are directly related to alcohol.

In low and social consumption of alcohol, it is not easy to find a balance.

While alcohol consumption is tolerated and accepted socially and for years despite serious consequences for the individual and the family and are not present, at least in the media salable occurrences, since the consumption of illicit drugs are more socially flashier in short periods of time because more disruptive and more young people.

Violent deaths particularly suicide and homicide are more strongly correlated with alcohol consumption than with illicit drugs, yet paradoxically there is more social fear of drugs than alcohol.

There are no magic and fast solutions, as each individual was not dependent / sick of alcohol or drugs in two weeks, also will not recover in two weeks. It is a process that will take a long time, months, sometimes years or even a lifetime of recovery.

There are many paths to recovery. The self help model is a path that has years of experience, tradition and results.

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines dependence on a number of physiologic, cognitive, and behavioral responses triggered after repeated consumption of a psychoactive substance, usually related, on the one hand, a desire and a strong desire to use substance and, moreover, enormous difficulty in avoiding such consumption, despite knowing the consequences thereof.

Despite the severity of such problems, there are solution for its resolution.

There are no magic solutions and fast, as each individual was not dependent / sick of alcohol or drugs in two weeks, also will not recover in two weeks. It is a process that will take a long time, months, sometimes years or even a lifetime of recovery.

There are many paths to recovery. The self help model is a path that has years of experience, tradition and results.

With illicit drugs there is no possible balance. Any consumption is always harmful.