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  • The Stages of Meth Recovery: What to Expect the First Year The Stages of Meth Recovery: What to Expect the First Year

    The Stages of Meth Recovery: What to Expect the First Year

The Stages of Meth Recovery: What to Expect the First Year

Methamphetamine abuse has been on the rise in America, especially as it can be produced by homemade labs using common over-the-counter ingredients such as pseudoephedrine, an ingredient in some cold and allergy […]

By |January 25th, 2018|Drugs|0 Comments
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    Are Depressants Turning Users into Drug Addicts? Are Depressants Turning Users into Drug Addicts?

    Are Depressants Turning Users into Drug Addicts?

Are Depressants Turning Users into Drug Addicts?

Depressants slow breathing, soothe anxiety or ease one into sleep.  They are used to induce the sleep-like state of surgery or medically necessary coma, or (in smaller doses) to combat insomnia.

By |January 1st, 2018|Addiction, Drugs|0 Comments
  • Is Past Drug Use to Blame for a Weakened Heart? Is Past Drug Use to Blame for a Weakened Heart?

    Is Past Drug Use to Blame for a Weakened Heart?

Is Past Drug Use to Blame for a Weakened Heart?

Invincibility is a state of mind that is unique to comic books and young adults. While it is clearly false, all can remember that time when they felt invincible; unable to be hurt or […]

By |January 3rd, 2017|Drugs|0 Comments
  • Is Adderall the New Gateway Drug Is Adderall the New Gateway Drug

    Is Adderall the New Gateway Drug

Is Adderall the New Gateway Drug

Gateway drugs are any drugs that are a ‘stepping stone’ towards more drug use, abuse, and possible addiction. For the longest time, marijuana was considered to be the most dangerous gateway drug. While any […]

By |December 26th, 2016|Addiction, Drugs|0 Comments
  • Naloxone: Helping or Enabling Addicts Naloxone: Helping or Enabling Addicts

    Naloxone: Helping or Enabling Addicts

Naloxone: Helping or Enabling Addicts

The opioid crisis in the United States is at an all-time high. More and more young Americans are dying as a result of overdose. Addiction does not discriminate. It can happen to anyone from […]

By |October 19th, 2016|Drugs|0 Comments
  • The Dangers of Legalizing Marijuana During the Opioid Crisis The Dangers of Legalizing Marijuana During the Opioid Crisis

    The Dangers of Legalizing Marijuana During the Opioid Crisis

The Dangers of Legalizing Marijuana During the Opioid Crisis

The legalization of Marijuana is a hot topic that is incredibly polarizing. Relics of yesteryear are gung-ho about the idea that marijuana is the devil reincarnate. They are the offspring of a dated and […]

By |October 12th, 2016|Drugs|0 Comments
  • Why It’s Never a Good Idea to Allow a Child to Experiment with Drugs Why It’s Never a Good Idea to Allow a Child to Experiment with Drugs

    Why It’s Never a Good Idea to Allow a Child to Experiment with Drugs

Why It’s Never a Good Idea to Allow a Child to Experiment with Drugs

A great fear of many parents is finding out that their child is experimenting with drugs or alcohol.  It can be difficult to figure out the best way to handle the situation without completely […]

By |September 15th, 2016|Drugs|0 Comments
  • Parents: Educating Yourself on Latest Teen Drug Slang Parents: Educating Yourself on Latest Teen Drug Slang

    Parents: Educating Yourself on Latest Teen Drug Slang

Parents: Educating Yourself on Latest Teen Drug Slang

The degree of parental involvement is a significant factor in the prevention of drug and alcohol use in adolescents and teens, as reported by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. […]

By |September 6th, 2016|Drugs|0 Comments
  • Fentanyl and Families: Is Your Loved One at Risk Fentanyl and Families: Is Your Loved One at Risk

    Fentanyl and Families: Is Your Loved One at Risk

Fentanyl and Families: Is Your Loved One at Risk

Fentanyl is a narcotic or opiate-type synthetic drug (called opioids) and is measured in the same group as morphine when calculating its strength. The painkiller Fentanyl is calculated at 50 to 100 times stronger […]

By |August 15th, 2016|Drugs|0 Comments
  • Psilocybin and Why it is Dangerous to Use Psilocybin and Why it is Dangerous to Use

    Psilocybin and Why it is Dangerous to Use

Psilocybin and Why it is Dangerous to Use

Psilocybin is a hallucinogenic substance found in certain types of illegal mushrooms.  They are normally long, skinny stems and dark in color on the bottom.  They are usually ingested in a power form or […]

By |August 15th, 2016|Drugs|0 Comments