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  • Drug Abuse Slang and Street Terms - Drug Slang and Terminology

    Drug Abuse Slang and Street Terms - Drug Slang and Terminology

    Street Terms and Descriptions of Popular Drugs Abused by Teens and Young Adults Recreationally The reason for this article is to help parents and caregivers understand just how dangerous it is today for our children and young people when it comes to having fun and partying.
    Drugs of abuse change all the time and most parents don't even know some of these dangerous drugs exist. Most don't...

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  • That Recreational 'TRIP' May Be Pushing Life Too Far!

    That Recreational 'TRIP' May Be Pushing Life Too Far!

    Mind Altering Nutmeg High and Ivory Wave could lead to Death Recreational drug use is extremely common today. The use of illegal drugs, prescription drugs and over the counter medications is very widespread and the use of legal drugs for non-medical reasons is increasing in numbers by the day.
    Many people abuse substances and medications recreationally just to enhance their enjoyment...

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  • Prescription Soma (Carisoprodol) Drug Abuse and Addiction

    Prescription Soma (Carisoprodol) Drug Abuse and Addiction

    Abusing Soma or Carisoprodol May Alleviate More Than Muscle Pain! Soma Abuse can lead to serious dependency and addiction. Carisoprodol is a muscle relaxer that is legally prescribed for the treatment of pain due to muscle injury and muscle spasms.
    Soma is the brand name for Carisoprodol and comes in tablet form. Soma is also available combined with aspirin or codeine in prescription form....

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  • Alcohol Addiction and Substance Abuse Among the Elderly

    Alcohol Addiction and Substance Abuse Among the Elderly

    Our Aging Generation and Substance and Alcohol Use When we think about drug, substance, or alcohol abuse for the most part we think about young teens and young adults. We completely forget that anyone of any age can find themselves caught up in a whirl-wind of drug or alcohol abuse.
    The numbers are continuing to grow among the older adults that misuse alcohol, prescription drugs and other...

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  • Understanding the Connection Between Drug Addiction and Bipolar Disorder

    Understanding the Connection Between Drug Addiction and Bipolar Disorder

    Drug Addiction, Substance Abuse & Bipolar Disorder are a very common Trio I think at one time or another, we have all experienced feelings of sadness, hopelessness, fatigue, guilt and irritability. I think we could all agree that we also have had times that we experienced euphoria, poor judgment, and racing thoughts, had problems with concentration and been agitated or irritated. Just through...

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  • BE AWARE! You May Think You Know What's In Your Alcoholic Beverage

    BE AWARE! You May Think You Know What's In Your Alcoholic Beverage

    If you think 'Date Rape' drugs are a thing of the past, think again! In the past several years all the information that's been brought to our attention in the news about date rape drugs like Rohypnol, you would only hope that women would be more aware and much less trust-worthy. That doesn't seem to be the case for some women.
    Slipping drugs into women's drinks at parties, concerts, raves...

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  • Huffing Addiction!! Don't Let That Inhalant Be the Last Breath You Inhale

    Huffing Addiction!! Don't Let That Inhalant Be the Last Breath You Inhale

    Still Huffing Chemicals, Toxic Gasses and Fumes? The Risks You Could Expect Next! It's scary to think in 2010 we still have young people abusing inhalants. For many adolescents and young people today, inhaling or 'huffing' fumes to get buzzed or high is their dangerous drug of choice. They're easily found, cheap and they produce the euphoric high that they're looking for.
    Young people...

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  • Stimulant Drug Abuse Just Isn't Worth The Risk!

    Stimulant Drug Abuse Just Isn't Worth The Risk!

    Stimulant Drug Abuse; The Good, The Abused, And The Deadly Stimulants are a type of drug that elevates a person's mood, makes them more alert and sharp and gives them increased energy levels. They also elevate blood pressure and increase heart rates and respiration (breathing). At one time, stimulants were used for the treatment of asthma and other breathing problems as well as other medical...

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  • The Grim Results of Teen Alcohol Abuse

    The Grim Results of Teen Alcohol Abuse

    Parents and Teens need to take Alcohol Abuse serious, sadly in today’s world more than ever! It’s no wonder that young people experiment and abuse alcohol today, it’s everywhere. How can we expect adolescents and teens to understand and grasp the seriousness of alcohol abuse, binge drinking, driving under the influence and irresponsible alcohol related behavior when adults...

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  • Eliminating Fear from Alcohol and Drug Treatment

    Eliminating Fear from Alcohol and Drug Treatment

    For anyone who has never experimented with alcohol and drugs or abused them, it would be hard for them to understand the fears an alcoholic or drug addict would have regarding detoxification and substance abuse treatment. For them, the fear of abusing drugs or addiction would keep them from ever needing treatment in the first place.
    The benefits associated with drug treatment therapy are...

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