Let’s be clear, everybody, and we do mean every single person on the plant, starts out life as a kind of ‘wheelbarrow’. Now wheelbarrows are empty and powerless vessels that are filled by someone else and pushed by someone else. This is not a bad thing, it’s a design factor. Humans, like no other creature, are created with very little ‘pre-loaded’ stuff – What we do have is an incredible faculty and capacity to learn and learn big!  

However, as this is done over a long period of time and only done in connection, in relationship, to other human-beings, how you develop and grow heavily depends on who or what is filling you and pushing you and why. 

Up until you hit puberty, you’re set up to learn by that input and instruction. Once you hit puberty, your learning, your input and what you let direct you begins to be determined more by you…. Ah, but how you were prepared (or not) for that stage is a huge factor in you making smarter, wiser, safer, and sound developmental choices. So, the question is, who or what is influencing you and is it the best? (Click here for more)

These are the facts — if you’re getting high by yourself (or hell, with a group of friends), you’re not getting high safely.

The only true way to get high safely is under the care of a nurse or a doctor.

Is that possible? Rarely.

There are places in some cities that have needle exchange services where you can essentially shoot up under the supervision of a nurse (maybe a doctor, I don’t know, I’ve never been to one).

(‘Harm Reduction’ Methods – helping people get ‘High – more saferer’? Hmmm?)

These places do their best to help you get high safely.

For example, they give you sterile needles, they give you supplies to clean yourself before and after you shoot up, and they stand by with naloxone (for heroin addicts) in case you fall out (overdose).

But this is just for people who are getting high by shooting up.

What about everyone else? I rarely shot up, and when I did, I was super careful, but being careful does NOT equal being safe.

There’s No Such Thing as a Truly Safe Way to Get High

I’m going to assume if you’re reading this that you’re an adult and can make your own decisions about using drugs.

And I’m going to say this again — getting high isn’t safe, period.

There are so, so, many ways it can go wrong, and each drug has different ways that it can go wrong.

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