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Question

Sam is a high school student struggling with a cocaine addiction. He has had many dangerous health issues, decreased academic success, and legal troubles as a result of his addiction.

What are three reasons he may need to see a health care professional?

A. To get a prescription for cocaine to avoid legal troubles
B. To get prescription medications that can help him quit
C. To get help with withdrawals
D. To get counseling related to his addiction

2 Answer

  • B,c and d are the correct three
  • The correct answer is B. To get prescription medications that can help him quit, C. To get help with withdrawals, and D. To get counseling related to his addiction

    Explanation:

    An addiCtion occurs when an individual cannot stop using some substance such as alcohol or drugs and this has negative consequences for the individual that includes health, and social issues. Due to this, in most cases, individuals need to see and begin treatment with health providers because only these professionals can help the individual in the process of stop using the substance and change dangerous habits in their lives. This includes acting as support for the patient especially in the case of withdrawals or relapses; providing medications or treatment that help in the process and get psychological help or counseling to treat psychological aspects such as habits.

    According to this, Sam should see a healthcare care professional because he or she can give prescript medication to help him quit (Option B), help during withdrawals (Option C), and get him counseling (Option D).

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