Drug Abuse Information Parents Should Know

Information on Drug Abuse Parents Should Know The United States addiction crisis just keeps picking up steam in the media with the heroin overdoses from Carfentanyl and Fentanyl laced heroin. Prescription drugs, over the counter medicines, street drugs and alcohol remain at the forefront of the addiction culture in America. Illicit drugs like cocaine and heroin have been abused almost since the founding of America.  Prescription drug abuse occurs when someone takes the medication other… "Drug Abuse Information Parents Should Know"

What is Synthetic Marijuana?

Synthetic Marijuana Spice. What is it? They are chemicals that are made by man, these chemicals alter the minds of humans. It can be vaporized to be liquid and can be inhaled through e-cigarettes. The popularity of Synthetic marijuana or spice usage and addiction is growing alarmingly every day. They are called synthetic marijuana or spice and this name is misleading because one might think it is like the marijuana plant but then its potency is higher… "What is Synthetic Marijuana?"

Marijuana Addiction – True or False?

Marijuana Addiction Are You Addicted to Weed? Some people believe that marijuana is not addictive while others believe on the opposite. The truth is that it depends on you. If it's true that marijuana is stated to be less addictive than tobacco, for example, it's as easy to find a person who didn't develop any marijuana addiction symptoms as one that needs more marijuana to get the same high. Most people tend to establish a… "Marijuana Addiction – True or False?"

Heroin Addiction

What is Heroin? Heroin comes from the opium poppy. It's been known to grow in several places like Asia, South America, Mexico, and some middle eastern countries. Heroin was formally made illegal in the United States in 1924. It can look like a brown or white powder, or in some cases black tar. Some of the nicknames for Heroin can include horse, smack, junk, as well as brown sugar.  How is Heroin used? Heroin can be… "Heroin Addiction"

What is Fentanyl?

What is Fentanyl? Acetyl fentanyl, similar to the Schedule II opioid fentanyl, is a potent opioid analgesic. Recently, it has been linked to a number of overdose deaths in the United States. Acetyl fentanyl is not a part of most illicit drug screens and may remain undetected in many of these cases. Illicit Uses: As a opioid receptor agonist, acetyl fentanyl may serve as a direct substitute for heroin or other opioid receptor agonist substances… "What is Fentanyl?"

Cocaine Addiction

What is Cocaine Addiction & How is it Used? Cocaine is highly addictive and has been know to cause addiction in men and woman of all ages. If you suffer from cocaine addiction you should seek help right away. Crack Cocaine addiction is probably the worst addiction to cocaine because it leaves people wanting more after a 15 - 30 second high. In the 80's many mothers of unborn children were giving birth to what… "Cocaine Addiction"