Thursday November 27th 2014

drug abuse


Understanding psychological dependence on drugs

We explore the concept of psychological dependence on drugs versus physical dependence here.

Teenage designer drugs: What’s trending?

Excerpt: Molly is at the top of the charts in teenage designer drugs. More about which drugs are trending among the youth, read here.

How to recover from drug abuse? INTERVIEW with Allan Kehler

How can addicts or their loved ones understand addiction and start the path to recovery? Tips and pointers from motivational speaker, Allan Kehler, here.

Zero tolerance for drug abuse: Lessons for families

Eight (8) crucial points for HOW TO create an environment of zero tolerance of drug abuse in your home. We welcome your questions at the end.

BREAK OUT: Prisons and drug offenders (INFOGRAPHIC)

Why are there are so many addicts behind bars? We explore the relationship between substance abuse and imprisonment visually in this exclusive infographic. We also offer alternatives to prison terms for drug use sentences. BREAK OUT of outdated thinking and join us here!


What are buprenorphine withdrawal symptoms?

Buprenorphine withdrawal symptoms are flu-like in nature and are similar to those of other opioids, both psychological and physical. Learn more about buprenorphine withdrawal symptoms here.


Mixing opiates and alcohol

The risks and dangers of mixing heroin with alcohol include decreased breathing and heart rate. Other effects include dizziness, drowsiness, tremors, and significantly impaired fine motor skills. More on why to avoid mixing alcohol and heroin here.


How to tell if someone is on drugs

How do you tell the difference between someone having an off day and someone who is abusing drugs or alcohol? We review here.

Is bath salt addictive?

YES. You can easily become addicted to taking bath salt. More about what bath salt is made of, bath salt addictive-ness and the potential risks of bath salt here.


College drug use statistics

Where can you find the most up to date college drug use statistics? Top 5 sources here.

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