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  • Rohypnol Overdose Symptoms

    Rohypnol Overdose Symptoms

    Rohypnol is a club drug that can be used to cause somnolence and amnesia. It is sometimes used by people who want to abuse its high, but more often, it is used as a "date rape drug. " Rohypnol is very dangerous as it can be "odorless, colorless, and tasteless" in order to be slipped into a drink without the person's knowledge (NIDA).
    Commonly, Rohypnol (or flunitrazepam) is known as...

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  • Risks Associated with Cocaine Use Increase due to Levamisole

    Risks Associated with Cocaine Use Increase due to Levamisole

    There are still an overwhelming amount of people throughout the United States that use cocaine in-spite of the serious mental and physical dangers involved with the abuse of this drug. Cocaine is such a powerful drug that if a person chooses to use the drug to see what it's like, there's a big chance they're going to want to repeat their use because of the intense high they experience. Read Full Article

  • CNS Depressants and Multiple Drug Use

    CNS Depressants and Multiple Drug Use

    CNS depressants are also referred to sometimes as tranquilizers and sedatives. These are substances that slow down brain activity which causes a relaxing feeling. Depressants are used to treat anxiety and sleep disorders but should never be misused or combined with other depressant drugs.
    Medications that are prescribed to treat anxiety and sleep problems include barbiturates and...

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  • The Dangers of Ambien Abuse and Addiction

    The Dangers of Ambien Abuse and Addiction

    Ambien or also called Zolpidem is a sedative that falls into the category of central nervous system depressant (CNS). These depressants are normally prescribed for people who can't sleep because of anxiety or insomnia but are also prescribed for individuals suffering from seizures. Ambien quiets the brain down which decreases anxiousness and relaxes the person. Ambien is prescribed for short term...

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  • Fentanyl Laced Heroin or Cocaine is a Deadly Combo

    Fentanyl Laced Heroin or Cocaine is a Deadly Combo

    In the past, heroin that was laced with fentanyl killed a vast amount of people in many areas including Chicago and Philadelphia. In 2006 there was an action alert put out by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) about the combination of fentanyl and cocaine and heroin. There were many overdoses and drug related deaths at that time in the east coast and Midwest...

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  • Jimson Weed Addiction Highs are Not So Pleasant!

    Jimson Weed Addiction Highs are Not So Pleasant!

    Cheap Jimson Weed High comes with a Price What is Jimson Weed? Jimson Weed is a herb type plant that is extremely poisonous if the juice or seeds are eaten. Jimson Weed is also known as Datura Stramonium and is from the plant family Solanacea.
    For many years Jimson Weed has been used as an intoxicant and also used in herbal medicine in North and South America, Europe, and Asia. Jimson weed...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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