Drugs

There are thousands of drug types and effects can vary wildly by person. When abused, the effects can include our loved ones and friends. Knowing about drugs, how life is affected, and how to get help will make the difference and is what we are committed to in this set of articles. Can’t find the information you need? Contact us and we’ll do our best to get answers for you.

Repercussions of Positive Drug Tests in Newborns

Repercussions of Positive Drug Tests in Newborns With the increasing addiction rate in this country, there is also an increasing addiction rate of newborns. When a pregnant woman consumes alcohol, prescription drugs, illegal drugs, or any addictive [...]

How Can Digital Drug Use Lead to Addiction?

How Can Digital Drug Use Lead to Addiction? Digital drug use, also known as I-dosing, occurs when people download and/or purchase specific sound bytes that replicate the auditory experience of being under the influence of specific drugs. These tracks [...]

Addiction, Overdose and Liver Necrosis

Addiction, Overdose and Liver Necrosis Liver necrosis is a medical term that describes the sudden death of liver cells due to injury, disease or chemical overdose. As one important job of the liver is to filter toxins out of the bloodstream, liver [...]

What Are Cathinone Compounds?

What Are Cathinone Compounds? Cathinone is a chemical that is found in the khat plant. Cathinone is the main psychoactive ingredient in many drugs, most notably “bath salts”. The term ‘cathinone compounds’ refers to the family of [...]

Is Smoking Nutmeg Dangerous?

Is Smoking Nutmeg Dangerous? Use of the spice nutmeg as an intoxicant or hallucinogen is not a new practice. Nutmeg has reportedly been used in India for centuries in the form of snuff, and reports by western observers of the practice in [...]

How Does Histrionic Personality Disorder Contribute to Drug Abuse?

How Does Histrionic Personality Disorder Contribute to Drug Abuse? According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), histrionic personality disorder (HPD) is a mental health condition in which people act in a very emotional and dramatic way that draws attention to [...]

Help for “Spice” Users

Help for “Spice” Users “Spice” is a slang term for synthetic marijuana. The first brand of synthetic marijuana was called Spice, and since that time the term “Spice” has come to stand for any brand of synthetic [...]

Do I Need Inpatient Help for Salvia Use?

Do I Need Inpatient Help for Salvia Use? The hallucinogenic effects of the herb salvia have raised questions about its use and prompted several states to pass laws to regulate it. Researchers are still trying to determine salvia’s potential for [...]

Drug Addiction on Campus

Drug Addiction on Campus College campuses are notorious for the prevalence of alcohol and drug abuse among students. College is a time so ripe with opportunity and independence that many students away from home for the first time jump [...]

How Can I Survive Without Drugs?

How Can I Survive Without Drugs? Drugs have a way of taking control of your life and making you feel as though there is no such thing as a life after addiction. However if you reach out for professional addiction treatment, you will realize [...]

My Friends Got Me Hooked on Drugs—How Do I Stop?

My Friends Got Me Hooked on Drugs—How Do I Stop? Many people wrestling with drug addiction never expected to be in the situation they are in. Some underestimate the speed at which a person can become addicted. Others subconsciously place a higher value on [...]

Khat Addiction Treatment

Khat addiction treatment There is a misguided concept that drugs with an organic or natural base to them are less addictive than the other most frequently abused substances. However the truth remains that, while drugs like Khat may [...]
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