George Best is popularly known as the successful European footballer who played as a winger for Manchester United in the 60s and 70s but his son remembers a different side to his father. Calum Best has opened up to the public about how alcohol took over his father's life and ultimately destroyed it.
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For an addict, letting go of alcohol means finding freedom. This substance has had such a hold on you, controlling your every move and thought. The good news is that this means sobriety can offer truly exciting possibilities to change your life for the better.
The running back for the Oklahoma Sooners, Keith Ford, was recently suspended indefinitely for academic and team rules violations. The day after his suspension Ford's parents, Keith and Mary, spoke out by releasing a statement via the Tulsa World regarding their son's current position in the Oklahoma University football team. While his parent's respect the decision of Sooners Coach Stoops, they believe that their son's behavior has been uncharacteristic of him and is mostly related to a recent injury from which he never fully recovered.
Emotional and mental struggles always play an important role in why people become addicted and why they continue to abuse substances in spite of the consequences. People with addictions might not realize that their problem is one of self-medication. Any time they feel stressed out, depressed or anxious they reach for a drink or use a particular drug to relax or ease their emotional distress.
The initial stage of getting help for an addition is a huge accomplishment, and one that is rightfully celebrated as an important, even life-saving turning point in a person's life. However, a detoxifying treatment program is not the end of recovery, but only the beginning of working to live a full sober life.