drugs and alcohol

“Religion”

Originally posted by red-hoocl

Pairing: Jason Todd x Reader

Prompts: Religion - Lana Del Rey

Warnings: cursing and mentions of drugs/alcohol, minor sexual themes.

Words: 759

A/N: this one is a little different from my Tim one, and this song is amazing thanks for the accidental song recommendation anon!

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Everything is fine now,
Let sleeping dogs lay,
All our minds made up now,
All our beds are made,
No one’s out of time, no,
Chips fall wherever they may,
Leave it all behind, let the ocean wash it away.

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anonymous asked:

Hello! When a doctor/therapist asks if a patient has smoked/done drugs/used alcohol/ had thoughts of hurting themselves or others, what exactly do they do with that info? Are they required to report any of this or is it all strictly confidential? Thanks!

hi anon,

typically those kinds of questions are used to understand the client better in general as well as to estimate risk to the client and others. Everything said in an appointment with a mental health provider (or medical provider) is confidential and legally protected except in three cases: 1) the person is at imminent risk of harming themselves or someone else (”harm” is this case refers to severe bodily injury or death, not more minor injuries); 2) the person discloses that a child or vulnerable adult is being abused (historical abuse is usually not reportable unless there is current risk to a child or vulnerable adult- for example, if an adult survivor of CSA has an underage sibling living with the perpetrator); or 3) there is a court order or some other legal body requiring disclosure. (This applies to the USA, other countries may vary). 

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anonymous asked:

My tobio dealing with a gf with drug and alcohol addiction, so bad it made him break up with her, but still watches over them I guess? Like *accidentally* being in her area just to see if she comes home sober.

He knew he should stop following you and let you be, but he couldn’t help himself for worrying about you and your well-being. He was scared that you’d end up coming home drunk and having something bad happen to you.

He watched as you came out of a convenience store two bags in hand, heading down the road towards your house. You didn’t look like you had been drinking either, thankfully to Kageyama’s dismay.

As you turned the corner, Kageyama quickly followed behind until you reached your house. He was confused and shocked when he saw that you had tears in your eyes as you opened the door to your apartment before walking in.

He turned his head to the side and saw all the empty bottles and cans in the recycling bin, but they didn’t look new, but old. Raising a brow, Kageyama walked cautiously towards a window and saw you plop down on your bed, clutching his sweater that he had forgotten.

You were crying into his sweater.

Kageyama looked down and frowned at the thought that the breakup was the cause of your tears. He hated to see you drunk all the time and whenever you were sober, you had hangovers or you just wanted to drink more.

Pulling out his phone he decided to text you in hopes that you’d answer.

Half an hour passed and you found yourself holding a pillow against your stomach as Kageyama looked at you concerned.

“I got your text, you wanted to talk to me?” You ask quietly as you stood barefoot outside your apartment. He nodded and looked over your figure some more before answering, “How are you? I just wanted to check up on you.”

You smiled sadly, “I stopped drinking after we broke up, well I drink sometimes when I’m really sad, otherwise, I don’t drink until I’m drunk.” He sighed in relief from your answer, but he couldn’t help but feel a little bad.

“I’m sorry if I’ve caused you any pain,” Kageyama states and you shake your head at him, clutching your pillow harder, “It was for the best. I should thank you for helping me sober up a bit.”

Kageyama couldn’t stop himself as he wrapped his arms around you, giving you a secure hug. It took you a moment before you hugged him back, “Take care okay?” He asked as you nod into his chest.

“I will, thank you Tobio.”

something ive been very amused by during this recent election is how people will say, in horrified, scandalized tones,”but the dauntless temperance campaigner is for temperance!! don’t you know that means no drinking??

Chapter Eighty-Four now up!

The love of the Minister’s life disappeared just before the end of the First Wizarding War. When he finds her again, he can hardly trust his sanity. His first action as the new Minister for Magic is to break at least a dozen international laws to bring her home. Hermione soon finds herself in the early 70s surrounded by future followers of the Dark Lord. Causal loop time travel.

Warnings: Sex, stalking, mild violence, relationship abuse, character death, including miscarriage, drug and alcohol abuse, attempted non-con, possible dub-con, and mention of non-con.

https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11802503/1/The-Minister-s-Secret

I want to tell a quick story about how important representation in television is, and how Sense8 is really making a tangible difference. You can repost if you like, I thought your followers might enjoy it.

My dad is a wealthy, white, conservative male who voted for Trump. He’s not a hateful person…in fact he’s one of the kindest people you’ll meet and he can talk to a random stranger for hours. But he’s extremely fiscally conservative and tends to have a narrow world view. 

He and I argue a lot. He calls me a naive liberal who has no idea how the real world works. I call him a decrepit old man who wouldn’t know innovation if it kicked him in the teeth. It’s our way of keeping each other on our toes. 

But we love to watch TV together. Game of Thrones, House of Cards, and Vikings are a few of our favorites. I always held off on showing him Sense8…I honestly didn’t think he’d like it. But one day he asked me “What should we watch next?” and I though…why not?

He absolutely loved it. Yeah he thought the sex scenes were a little gratuitous, but he couldn’t stop watching. He even started talking about it to all his brothers and friends during our BBQ. I was so pumped he enjoyed it. 

But it was one scene in particular that really changed things for him: Nomi’s speech during her sister’s rehearsal dinner in episode 2x8. 

You see, my dad thought Nomi’s relationship with her Mom was unrealistic. He said “Parents love their kids unconditionally. No real mother would ever say those types of things. I mean…she’s not abusive. She’s not a drug addict or an alcoholic. And clearly no money problems at home. A real mom wouldn’t hate their kids just because.”

I was floored and didn’t know what to say at first. He had called me sheltered and naive so many times…and then he says something like that. I realize that it’s because he loves me so much (and would still love me so much even if I were trans) that he found a character like Nomi’s mom not just unrelatable, but completely unrealistic. 

But eventually I say this. 

“Dad…about half of homeless youth are LGBT. Believe it or not, this is one of the most realistic parts of the show.”

To which he replies: “Oh. Really? I…didn’t know that.”

And then a few minutes later Nomi’s says her speech and I look over and my dad is tearing up, just a little. 

“You doing alright over there?”

“Yeah…yeah I just….I’m fine. But I think I get it a little more now.”

So that’s my story. Even old white guy who voted for Trump is heartbroken about Sense8’s cancellation. That says a lot about how big a mistake Netflix is making. 


Submitted by @fourforyouglencoco

Venus in the birth chart

Venus enjoys and indulges in the qualities of the sign its placed. She generates the creative, soft, and feminine version of the sign she is found, expressing its lovely, endearing, and interested traits. 

Venus in Aries enjoys Aries type activities, there is tremendous delight in exploration, discovery, and exciting experience, especially when this involves other people. Venus in Aries is interested in just about anything, and finds something fascinating in each and every person, something other people have never seen or figured out before. Aries is more about justice than combat here.

Venus in Taurus relishes in the interests and talents of Taurus - creativity, music, comfort foods, sex, and relaxation. There is a substantial appreciation for life here, all of the sensualities are enriched and entrancing. There is temptation and ultimate sensation. Taurus here loves people and the delights of relationship. They love making and spending money.

Venus in Gemini enjoys doing anything Gemini - talking, meeting new people, slicking around the little city, learning, and reading. They may especially enjoy reading magazines and social media. It is important for the individual to keep connected. The social butterfly of Gemini is activated here. Communication is the beginning of relationship.

Venus in Cancer indulges in what Cancer appreciates - family, deep connections, dreamtime, stories, and cooking. Cooking may be the way they share their love to everybody. They enjoy taking on the mothering or guardianship role, to beyond biological children, they often appreciate being teachers and caring for animals. 

Venus in Leo love the essence of self. Leo is a sign known for its love of self. But Venus in Leo wants other people to love them. They absolutely relish in the midst of affection, praise, intimacy, and tenderness. Leo is a sign of creativity so Venus in Leo is a natural artist, they can find and generate the creative and colourful aspect of just about anything.

Venus in Virgo appreciates and enjoys the altruistic and selfless aspect of Virgo - being of help to others and offering guidance. They also delight in all architecture of the mind and learning where possible. The individual seeks satisfaction in being of genuine assistance to others 

Venus in Libra relishes in participating in all the loves and qualities of Libra - love, devotion, connection, communion, and making art out of intimacy. The person loves friends and the natural delights of life, especially if these are shared. There may be a liking for sugary confectionary and playing with their appearance and personal style 

Venus in Scorpio loves Scorpio type activities - investigation, calculation, science, the paranormal, intimacy, and sex. Scorpio here focuses on the natural enchantment of relationships and the unseen chemistry and electricity it seems to conjure. Benefic Scorpio qualities are expressed through the healing powers they offer to other people.

Venus in Sagittarius absolutely aches to engage in the life of Sagittarius - travel, escape, knowledge, learning, and connection. They build a relationship with every place they travel and every person they meet. Above all they are interested, and to kiss the universe as much as they can.

Venus in Capricorn is appreciative of the Capricorn’s purpose and talents, they enjoy the esteem and security of work, they enjoy the relationships they build with others and watching the success of other people. They put their hearts into whatever they can contribute.

Venus in Aquarius loves getting amongst the life and joys of Aquarius - spontaneity, friends, connecting with other people, global communion, and anything obscure and out of the ordinary. The internet is a place they love to express themselves, and they enjoy the fun of experimenting with appearances and personal style.

Venus in Pisces is a lover of the Pisces dream - ultimate indulgence, loss of self, drugs, alcohol, music, trance, sex, union, and spirituality. They genuinely appreciate helping other people and having the sensitivity to do so. They enjoy the strange and psychic activities of Pisces and may be drawn to these qualities in other people.

-C.

melodrama (track by track)

green light: the haunting revelation of being free after the break up. but you don’t know what to do with that freedom. it’s frightening and beautiful and inspiring and it makes you lonely and excited all at once. you want to dance with friends and scream out the car window but you hit every red light just at the mere thought of ever moving on.

sober: depression and anxiety is wasting away your youth. you live for the weekend to come. you live for any kind of buzz. you sleep until the bright orange afternoon creeps into your window. but the night is always there for you. the parties, the confetti and the blue lights that rain down, is all worth it in the moment. until you realize you’re all alone.

homemade dynamite: all your decisions and all your actions are self destructive. every bottle of liquor you finish and every house you destroy, you know it’s a form of self hate. but it’s how you cope through all the bullshit.

the louvre: a evening drive through the city with your lover. the day is warm and the tar on the road is hot. the window is down and the air feels liberating. you want to love them forever. but it’s a sunday and your stomach sinks and nothing lasts forever. and now your at a house party months later and everyone is high and the music is booming and you see your ex across the room and you feel like you know no one there and you want to hide away so you leave and no one notices anyways.

liability: you blame the break up on all your insecurities. you blame it all on the way you’d call them every night crying. you think that maybe your sadness is contagious. you should’ve known to sterilize yourself from the start.

hard feelings/loveless: you pack up everything that belonged to them and put it into a box. you practice not having their name on your tongue. you attempt to forget the taste of them. you consider holding on and staying friends, but that anger overrules and you throw that box off the highway bridge. you’re over the aching and now you moved onto the hard feelings. you want to blame them for everything. summer nights are too long. mornings are empty without their texts of “good morning” and you taste this endless nostalgia for the rest of your life. but you don’t let them see this side of you. you let them see the anger. you let them think you’re indestructible.

sober II: growing up with drama stuffed inside of you like all the drugs and alcohol you consume, is tiring. you go through the motions and you nod to their questions and laugh at their jokes. but you know that this misery and that this young love is timeless. so you continue to go through the expected motions.

writer in the dark: that hollow ache in your chest when you realize that the break up is permanent, that this feeling of loss is forever. that nervous ache as you stalk their snapchat and Instagram and any other social media outlet, trying to see if they found someone else. that obsessive need to know if they still miss you, if they still love you and need you. that sickening feeling that makes you numb as you send them text after text but they never reply.

supercut: all the memories are blurry footage winding through your head. the time you ran down the hill, drunk. the time you said “I love you.” the time you looked at them on the roof of the car while you thought “I’m gonna be with you forever..” all the memories are fast forwarding and rewinding and pausing in your head and it is perfect and it is never going to happen again.

liability (reprise): you warned them from the very start. but did you ever listen when they warned you?

perfect places: everyone has a perfect place that is their getaway. but the reason for getting away isn’t perfect. it’s ugly and damaging and it’s cold nights like this that make you realize that nothing will ever be perfect. only for the moment will it seem like a person or a place can be your sanctuary. but the feeling never goes away. remember that.

Σ'αυτή την πόλη εχω την φάση μου,  όταν με πιάνουν τ'άγχη μου αδειαζω το κεφάλι γεμίζοντας το τασάκι μου..


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Basic Astrology - The Houses

What the houses mean:

ℋouse One: This is your ‘main’ House and Zodiac sigh. It represents your personality, attitude, the first impression you give, your behaviour, and your temperament. Aries rules this house in the natural Zodiac.

ℋouse Ƭwo: The second house addresses your money and personal goods, such as your finances, possessions, savings, how you spend, your financial security, as well as your personal values. Taurus rules this house.

ℋouse Ƭhree: This house rules communication and small travels; family, neighbours, than letters, phone calls, books, cars, and so on. It additionally represents your mental attitude, learning style, the analytical mind, self expression, speech, and opinions. This house is ruled in the natural Zodiac by Gemini.

ℋouse ℱour: This house represents your domestic life; family, childhood, property, inner emotions, and psychological foundation. Cancer rules this house.

ℋouse ℱive: Children and how one related to them, love affairs (not leading to romance), pleasures, fun,enjoyments, amusement, leisure activities, and self expression through creativity. This house is ruled by Leo.

ℋouse Six: The sixth house is the domain of health and service. It rules schedules, organisation, routines, fitness, diet and exercise, natural and healthy living, helpfulness and being of service to others. It is ruled by Virgo

ℋouse Seven: This house represents marriage, committed relationships, one-on-one relationships, business partnerships, rivals, law, justice, 
(The fifth house rules love affords whereas the seventh represents deep commitments of love. It also shows what one needs from a life partner.)  It is ruled by Libra.

ℋouse ℰight: This is the House of ‘The Phoenix riding up from the ashes.’ It represents rebirth and regeneration. Your birth, death, surgeries, healing, well being, gifts, inheritance, will, legacies, and sex and attitude towards sex. This house is governed by Scorpio.

ℋouse Ɲine: This house represents long distance travel; voyages, the unknown physically and mentally, foreign places, church, religion, theology, philosophy, beliefs, languages, higher learning, literature, truth, justice, and expansion and broadening one’s horizons. Sagittarius rules this house.

ℋouse Ƭen: This house shows career and status; ambitions, aspirations, attainments, success, occupation, reputation, public image, and your identity within communities. Naturally, this house is in the order of Capricorn.

ℋouse ℰleven: Hopes, dreams, wishes… This is where your dreams come true, and if they don’t you have to wait for a specific planetary transition into this house. Aquarius rules here.

ℋouse Ƭwelve: Things that are hidden are in this house; seclusion, secrets, occult activities, psychic matters, escapism, drugs, alcohol, confinement, imprisonment, hospitals, unconscious self, dreams, hidden fears, paranoia, self-undoing, subconscious, and psychological problems. This house is rules by Pisces.

every year seemingly on the dot there’s an article about this, and to your average New Yorker who reads the news this is probably your only ‘negative’ article about the Hamptons.  And like, yeah, this shit is annoying, people will fly really fucking low in secluded areas and if you live on the flight path you might get like 40 helicopters a day, but honestly?

This is no where near the biggest issue the Hamptons faces.  Not even close.  But it’s an issue that gets hits because it lets us laugh at an issue that’s mostly millionaires vs billionaires because in the popular imagination those are the only people who live in the Hamptons.  More on that in a second but here are some of the issues that your average person faces and sees.

50 people died in the Hamptons from opiod abuse last year.  That might not seem like a lot but in towns where the year-round population numbers in the hundreds its huge, and it grew by 70% last year.  I had this conversation with a friend a year back about this, about how if you stay in the Hamptons there’s this point you get to where everyone you know knows someone who died either because of drugs or because of alcohol.  

Homelessness is a pervasive issue in the east end too, and it’s an issue that’s gotten infinitely worse with the arrival of AirBNB.  Montauk in particular is awful about this; rent goes from around 800 a month for a room to more than a thousand a week (or a day) during the summer, and, and this is just a fun anecdote, but there’s an abandoned army base in Montauk that was the inspiration for the army base in Stranger Things, and it’s basically a shanty town during the summer for people who are just working as waiters and taxi drivers but who can’t afford close to a room there.  In general cost of living is high as hell, you might be able to snag a 15$ an hour job if you’re lucky but if you’re not then lunch still goes for twelve at least and nearly all the retail space in any village is dedicated to shit that you could never possibly afford.

The rampant increase in housing prices has also priced out historic black communities in the Hamptons which gets to another issue which is the brutal and pervasive segregation the region faces.  It’s even getting to the point where a NYC style private-public schooling system is de facto in place which drains funding from Latino, African American, and Native American majority districts as the rich white kids go to a pseudo-private school.  The Latino and black communities exist basically outside of the dominant white communities and neighboring Hampton Bays (which is or is not in the Hamptons depending on who you ask) has the largest KKK chapter in the United States.  

This isn’t even getting into the issues with public transit, the issues with environmental degradation, suicide rates, etc.  These issues, of drug addiction, pervasive poverty, racism, hopelessness, they’re, like, none of it will probably sound new to you.  They’re issues in nearly every rural community in the United States.  But, even though the Hamptons are a mere 100 miles away from NYC and gets more media attention than your average town in New Mexico or Indiana or Montana, these issues are hardly ever talked about in the context of the Hamptons.  Two years ago if you were looking for a mass media depiction of poverty in the Hamptons you had like two or three articles to go on, tops.  

What gets me about the pervasiveness of these “oh these stupid rich people and their rich people problems” articles seem to me to be like the horrifying end phase of the hyper-gentrification of the Hamptons.  A town becomes a target for rich summergoers, it becomes known as a resort town, and gradually the poor people (who live everywhere, who work everywhere) fade from view and disappear from the public image.  They become the subaltern of their own home, known only under the signifier of ‘local’, as hillbillies with hick accents. Their history is forgotten as their past becomes similarly owned by the people who own their house, who own their labor (seriously before the Eastville Historical society was formed in the 1980s the history of the Hamptons working class which was a beautiful combination of Irish and East European immigrants, Native Americans, and freed slaves was nearly entirely forgotten).  The changes the region needs are radical but they are not even thinkable because the only constituency we can imagine are the millionaires who’s problems amount to a guy driving over their house in a helicopter once or twice a day.

That’s why, beyond the fact that I lived there for nearly 16 years, the Hamptons are important to me. Because it’s the end of the line for where our economic model goes.  Because it goes along the line where gentrification crosses into colonization.