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  • Methadone Addiction Overdose

    Methadone Addiction Overdose

    Is Methadone Killing More Than Just Pain? For anyone that isn't familiar with methadone, this article will help you get a better understanding of how useful this drug can be as a prescribed methadone treatment and just how dangerous and lethal it can be when methadone is abused.
    Methadone is a man-made synthetic narcotic that's prescribed to treat severe pain and also medically prescribed...

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  • Drug Use and Abuse 'Full Impact'

    Drug Use and Abuse 'Full Impact'

    There are definite consequences that affect us all due to illegal drug use. Drug use and abuse most definitely has a major impact on a user's health. Most times leading to sickness and diseases. The impact of drug use in this country as well as all over the world affects every walk of life. So many times, the user dies prematurely from a drug overdose or other illnesses associated with drug...

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  • PCP Addiction Is Making A Dangerous Comeback

    PCP Addiction Is Making A Dangerous Comeback

    In 2008, 99,000 Americans age 12 and older had abused PCP at least once in the year prior to being surveyed. A Monitoring the Future Study showed that 1.1 percent of 12th graders had abused this drug at least once in the year prior to being surveyed also. PCP was developed in the 1950s as an intravenous anesthetic; its use for humans was discontinued because it caused patients to become agitated,...

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  • MDMA (Ecstasy) may not be the party drug you think!

    MDMA (Ecstasy) may not be the party drug you think!

    Wow 15 years olds, when I think back on that age, I remember my friends and I focused on boys : ), our favorite songs that was number 1 on the charts, what outfits we were going to wear to the next party, and who was dating who in the teen magazines. We had our whole lives ahead of us, we were going to drive next year and life was good.
    Times have changed, there are still young people...

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  • Anabolic Steroid Use and Abuse

    Anabolic Steroid Use and Abuse

    Anabolic Steroid Abuse Info and Facts Steroid abuse, this subject has hit the air-waves more than once in the past few years. Anabolic steroids are synthetic or artificial by-products that mimic the naturally occurring male hormone testosterone. These drugs can be legally prescribed for those suffering from hormone deficiency for example, delayed puberty and diseases that have resulted in loss of...

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  • Addiction Research and Drug Addiction

    Addiction Research and Drug Addiction

    Drug Addiction has become so widespread throughout the world; fortunately we have come a long way with how we view this disease. Many people today still don’t understand how anyone could possibly become addicted to drugs, addicted to alcohol or addicted to food etc. There is scientific proof that this disease has a powerful impact on the brain, due to this, it’s not just a matter of...

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  • Methamphetamine Facts, Read before you Abuse

    Methamphetamine Facts, Read before you Abuse

    Did you know that Methamphetamine abuse was common after World War II? This illegal drug has continued since to be highly addictive and extremely abused. In the past, illegal meth was made in Superlabs, they were much less refined and not as efficient as they are now. Most of the drug that was produced in the past was referred to as L-Meth.
    The purity of L-Meth was only about 10 to 15%. By...

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  • Addicted to Common Everyday Household Products

    Addicted to Common Everyday Household Products

    Do you know what some of our young people and adults are doing with common everyday household products?
    Abuse of inhalants is an addiction that I’m a little familiar with. A friend of the family has suffered with this addiction among others for quite some time. I know that not only can this addiction consume your life, destroy you psychologically, physically and mentally, but it can...

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  • First Drug Addiction will take money, mind, family and then possibly your life

    First Drug Addiction will take money, mind, family and then possibly your life

    First Drug Addiction takes your Money, then it takes your Mind, Family, and then sadly enough, it can take your Life. 
    Heroin, hasn’t this drug been talked about enough?  Hasn’t everything been said that can or needs to be said about this drug?   Well….., try asking that to a mother, father, child, sibling, grandparent, relative, a loved one, a spouse,...

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  • Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction on the Rise

    Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction on the Rise

    With legends like Michael Jackson are dying due to prescription drug use, the United States is again becoming acutely aware of the prescription drug problem that exists. Approximately fifty million Americans, which include the teenage population, have utilized prescription drugs for uses that are not medical related.
    In 2007 a survey was conducted that found prescription drug use had risen...

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