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,...Read Full Article
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...
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...Read Full Article
What can be easier than this, everything you need at your fingertips with the click of a mouse. Can't get any easier than that! There are plenty of legitimate legal pharmacies online to shop from but like everything else, illegal ones are all over the net too. They have one goal in mind, and that's to make money no matter who may suffer in the end.
The legal online pharmacies and...
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...Read Full Article
Moms, Please Think Before You Drink! For those who are unfamiliar with the term FASD, it refers to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. This broad term describes a wide range of effects that can and do occur in a person whose mother drank alcohol during her pregnancy. This term includes: Fetal alcohol syndrome Fetal alcohol effects Neurodevelopment alcohol related disorder Alcohol related birth...Read Full Article
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...
Heroin ‘Widely Available”, what exactly does that mean?
We have talked a lot about Heroin in other articles and what effect Heroin has on our society. We know Heroin is an opiate and is synthesized from morphine. We also know that Heroin is extremely addictive and in so many cases, deadly.
When reading articles on this drug, I keep hearing that it’s ‘widely...
Sports Betting, Scratch Cards and the Lottery, What do they have in common? When I thought about Gambling Addiction, I pretty much related this to Casino’s, Slot Machines, Poker Tables, Black Jack Tables, and Roulette etc. I never realized the different avenues this addiction can take. I’ve heard about Sports Betting, Scratch Cards and the Lottery, I just never thought about it when...Read Full Article
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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