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  • Writer's pictureDavid Sklar, PhD, ACSW


Pharmaceuticals and alcohol are both similar and symbiotic.Both pills and alcohol take some time to reach full effect. One of the consequences of the delay is the tendency to rush the buzz. You may not feel high enough quick enough.Because of this similarity, both can be overwhelming by the end of the night, leaving one far higher or drunker then intended. You feel yourself coming down a tad .A desperate (but frequent) moment. Take another. Calm a bit before you feel it come on. But the other pill or drink wasn't done unfolding. You just felt it was. Now you are on the road to getting fucked up.

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