The war against synthetic drugs

drug-addictionwThe war against synthetic drugs has been since 2008. A lot of Synthetic drug makers are asking if  the Synthetic Drug Act Actually Going to be Effective?

Will Synthetic Drugs (a.k.a. K2, Spice, Bath Salts, etc.) be a thing of the past or our viral future? Read more

Crystal meth Addiction Hotline

Crystal meth Addiction Hotline

Crystal meth Addiction

Crystal-MethMeth Addiction Methamphetamine is a highly addictive stimulant that affects the central nervous system. Although most of the methamphetamine used in this country comes from foreign or domestic superlabs, the drug is also easily made in small clandestine laboratories, with relatively inexpensive over-the-counter ingredients. These factors combine to make methamphetamine a drug with high potential for widespread abuse.(NIDA drug abuse info). Crystal meth Addiction had overtaken control in the US. Until a few years ago, methamphetamine was considered a regional problem.

Largely confined to the West Coast and Southwest, it was off the radar of federal drug offices in Washington, D.C. But as the drug swept into rural Midwestern communities in the mid-1990s, catching hospitals and treatment centers unprepared for its devastating effects, steps were taken to gain a better understanding of meth’s toll on the body.(NBCNEWS.com) Methamphetamine Affect the Brain Methamphetamine increases the release and blocks the reuptake of the brain chemical (or neurotransmitter) dopamine, leading to high levels of the chemical in the brain—a common mechanism of action for most drugs of abuse.

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Heroin Addiction Hotline

Heroin Addiction Hotline

Heroin Addiction

drug-addiction-preventionHeroin is a highly addictive drug that is processed from morphine, which comes from the seed of a poppy plant. It is a sedative that obstructs the central nervous system. Heroin can be ingested intravenously , smoked or snorted. Heroin is a highly addictive drug, and abusing this drug had become a critical problem in the United States. According to NIDA research and statistics, there is a high increase in the amount of people who are snorting and smoking heroin, in comparison with those who use it intravenously. The reason for this change is an erroneous conception that snorting and smoking heroin will not result in addiction. Furthermore these forms of ingesting a drug apparently augment the purity of heroin. Cognitive Functioning Chronic use or abuse of heroin can lead to a permanent and destructive impairments on mental capacity. The negative effects on brain malfunctioning may result in memory loss, segmented, and judgment abilities.

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The American Drug User Calling Mothers and Fathers

The American Drug User Calling Mothers and Fathers

Substance Abuse Addiction and Americas Typical Drug User. Were are the mothers and fathers today?

Tony Newman: Classic Songs About Drug Use, Drug Selling and the

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drug-addiction3Musicians are some of the most open and honest people when it comes to drug use in society. While there is still stigma and fear for most of us when it comes to talking about personal drug use, musicians share their Read more