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Dangers and Side-Effects of Snorting and Smoking Heroin

May 19, 2022

Heroin is a powerful drug from the opiate family, deriving from morphine. It is a Class A Schedule 1 drug alongside cocaine, ecstasy, magic mushrooms, and crystal meth. Such drugs have no medical use and a high potential for abuse. This means they are illegal for sale, use, and possession.…

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Can You Overdose on LSD?

May 17, 2022

What Is Lysergic Acid Diethylamide? LSD, short for lysergic acid diethylamide and more commonly known as “acid,” is a psychedelic substance that induces non-ordinary states of consciousness. It is part of a larger class of drugs called hallucinogens, which cause hallucinations. Hallucinations are sights, sounds, or sensations experienced in the…

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Dangers and Side-effects of Smoking and Snorting Adderall

May 12, 2022

Adderall is a stimulant prescription medication that belongs to a group of drugs called amphetamines. It is typically prescribed to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy symptoms. Adderall is also often abused to increase energy and mental focus or for a pleasurable ‘high’ when taken in larger doses.…

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Dangers of Smoking Crack

May 10, 2022

Drug abuse in the United States is an ever-increasing problem. Drug and alcohol abuse costs the US economy over $600 billion every year. Cocaine is one of the most used illicit drugs in the United States, with around five million people reporting using it in the past 12 months. It…

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How Long Does Cocaine Stay in Your System

May 5, 2022

Cocaine is a common drug that is abused to feel more alert, awake, and energetic. In answering the question of how long cocaine stays in your system, we need to discuss the drug’s half-life, the method of administration, and the different drug tests used to detect cocaine’s metabolites. Various factors…

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How Long Do Opioids Stay in Your System

May 3, 2022

Opioids are the name given to a group of drugs that have a relaxing effect on the body and are successful in severe pain management. However, the calming properties of these substances cause many individuals to develop an opioid use disorder, even if they are originally being used for medical…

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Alcohol Withdrawal Night Sweats

April 26, 2022

Alcohol withdrawal can be a challenging process, for the individual going through it, and for those around them. The physical and psychological side effects of withdrawal are often uncomfortable and distressing, understanding what to expect can help this process. Night sweats are a common symptom of alcohol use disorder and…

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The Dangers of Shooting and Smoking Meth

April 26, 2022

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Meth use is increasing in the United States, and meth overdose rates are increasing even more. According to the Substances Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, over 2 million people take meth each year. Yet, many people still don’t fully appreciate the dangers of using meth and crystal meth.…

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How Long Does Heroin Stay In Your System, Blood and Urine?

April 21, 2022

Heroin, an illegal opioid drug derived from morphine, is classified as a Schedule I controlled substance in the US. This means it has no approved medical use in the country and is only available to purchase illicitly. It is tightly controlled by the drug enforcement administration as a result of…

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Loving an Addict

April 19, 2022

If your partner is addicted to drugs or alcohol, you may feel exhausted, hopeless, and frustrated. As a chronic disease, addiction takes its toll on any relationship, especially the closest ones. For many people, the best thing to do may be to leave the relationship, particularly if you are experiencing…

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Depression After Drinking: Why Get Depressed After Drinking?

April 14, 2022

Alcohol affects different people in different ways. While some people may never feel depressed after drinking, others feel sad or anxious after just one drink. If you are prone to feeling depressed after drinking, you may be wondering why. This blog offers some insight into the physical and chemical explanations…

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Dangers of Smoking and Snorting Percocet

April 12, 2022

Percocet is a prescription drug that consists of a combination of the opioid oxycodone and the analgesic acetaminophen. Percocet is produced specifically for pain relief of chronic pain such as intestinal pain, severe back pain, and gallstone pain. The oxycodone in Percocet travels to the brain, attaching to proteins known…

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