I smoked for twenty-two years. After many attempts, I left it twenty years ago. I used to smoke more than three packages a day. I had read somewhere that if you try it again and again, you get it.
I think there is a certain prevailing idea that cannabis and other toxins are not of great importance to our health. Alcohol is consumed on a regular basis by millions of people. And despite all the publicity campaigns, people smoke tobacco with joy.
The proportion of people who suffer now or in future a mental disorder reaches 25% of the population, according to World Health Organization. Necessarily, among so many people, a wide variety of circumstances can be found.
Working long hours depresses, according to a study published last year in the journal ‘PLoS ONE’. It was already known that working a lot produces psychological and sleep disorders, as well as loss of cognitive functions and anxiety, but to these things must also add to the depression.
Freedom is difficult when you see yourself as a slave who deserves your situation. And it is difficult to release the stigma when you consider yourself inferior to others or a lesser person.
These are difficult times, and for us probably worse than for others. Our living standard goes down. A cultural association where some of my mates from the Outpatient Clinic went has been closed.