Posts tagged with ‘liability’
By Millie Anne Cavanaugh, Esq.
Given that use of alcohol or drugs can impair the parts of the brain responsible for rational thought, it is no surprise that some people suffering from alcoholism or drug addiction cannot recognize when the time has come to seek treatment. As such, it is typically up to family and friends to identify the need for drug or alcohol rehab and take the steps necessary to make it happen. However, since alcoholics or drug addicts are still legally permitted to make health care decisions for themselves, a patient’s unwillingness to engage in the treatment process can quickly thwart even the most well intentioned loved ones. Full Story