Drug addiction is a disease that can be cured but have the tightest grip on its victims. Because drug addiction changes the chemical balance of the brain, quitting is extremely difficult. Regardless of risks, the intense impulse for the next high blurs rational thinking. Many will subject themselves to the worst possible conditions and actions just to feed the addiction. This type of behavior destroys not only the person, but those around them and society. In today’s media, we learned that Bobbi Kristina, daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown is on life support. We know that both her parents suffered with substance abuse. Bobbi’s exposure to such environment/upbringing put her at a disadvantage of becoming an abuser herself. Bobbi’s circumstance highlighted the stories of many that we don’t hear about. So the question is, should children be removed from the care of their substance abuse parents?
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