When caring for someone with an addiction- we must be aware of our own personal feelings about this
population. What are your personal feelings about working with an addict? Is it just willpower or
something else? Can you put your personal feels aside while working with an addict? Any type of
In the ATI pg 152-4- there is a table of drugs- identify which street drugs are life threatening when
withdrawing from them?
What are some (3) nursing interventions that are used when someone is intoxicated or withdrawing
from a substance or from an addiction? What are some treatment options?