Sources of Different Drugs

Where did drugs come from? The answer is both simple, and complex. Clearly, early man realized that certain compounds produced feelings of ecstacy, and bolstered energy. In fact, humans were never the only beings that sought out the opportunity for a little mind-bending, and actively used psychotropic drugs. Cats, for example, have used catnip since…

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1-888-No-To-Drugs

1-888-No-To-Drugs (or 1-888-668-6378) is a hotline for The Foundation for a Drug-Free World. The Foundation for a Drug-Free World is a nonprofit public benefit corporation that empowers youth and adults with a database full of facts and information about drugs and harmful substances so that they may make informed decisions that will hopefully lead to…

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Mixing Fentanyl – Hazards and Dangers

As the drug epidemic continues, the trend of abusing opioids and alcohol is steadily growing. This has significantly raised the concerns of health regulators and drug enforcement officials. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism report over 16 million Americans suffering from alcoholism and about 91 people die in the US every day due…

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What is Carfentanil?

There is no denying that all drugs can pose a serious threat to anyone’s health. However, there are some that are more dangerous than others. One of the most dangerous and most addictive drugs is carfentanil. In this blog, we’ll discuss what carfentanil is, the effects of it, and how it can be treated. The…

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How We Might Solve the Opioids Crisis

According to an interview, one of the things that Breaking Bad got right was the life of a drug dealer, and how life becomes a combination of addicting, and ultimately irresistible thrills – the thrill is real, but so is the danger. Despite this, millions of people all over the world participate in the manufacture…

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A Crash Course on Drug Abuse and Domestic Violence

Exact numbers are not clear, but whatever the number of incidences of domestic violence related to drugs, any domestic violence is bad. If you suspect that you’ve witnessed domestic violence, or if you’re experiencing domestic violence, call the police, especially if you see an incident – you might save someone’s life. Bear in mind, also,…

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Marijuana: What Parents Need to Know

Every parent worries about the health and well being of their children. As they grow older and step in the “experimental phase” of their lives, it’s only natural for parents to worry about their safety and the choices they make. If you are a parent of a teenager or a young adult, at some point…

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Mental Illness and Drug Abuse

An Overview of Mental Illness and Drug Abuse The links between mental illness and drug addiction can surprise you, but will make perfect sense. People living with mental illness will try to seek relief from their symptoms every bit as much as a person who is mentally healthy, but suffering from a physical ailment. Mental…

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Casualties of the War on Drugs

Most people seem to understand that the United States’ contemporary War on Drugs hasn’t been nearly as successful as what was expected, and needed. In some ways, the drug war has made the problems with drug and alcohol addiction worse: taking people away from their families without ensuring effective treatments affects communities that don’t have…

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Commonly Abused Over the Counter Drugs

When it comes to drug abuse, we often think about street drugs. Therefore, it might come as a surprise that after marijuana, over the counter (OTC) medicines are the most commonly abused drugs. Although their intended purpose is to help promote the health, a number of people increasingly use them for other reasons that are…

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