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  • Opana - Drugstore Heroin

    Opana - Drugstore Heroin

    Another potent and dangerous prescription pain medication that's being abused today is a painkiller called Opana. Opana is the brand name for Oxymorphone and is a very powerful opioid pain killer that's much stronger than OxyContin, which at one time was a very popular drug abused by an enormous amount of people throughout the United States.
    When prescription drugs are reformulated to keep...

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  • Reducing Your Chnaces of a Drug-Assisted Assault

    Reducing Your Chnaces of a Drug-Assisted Assault

    We know we have to be extra careful today whether you're a woman or a man when it comes to leaving drinks unattended unless you're in your own home or in an environment you trust a hundred percent. Many people have been sexually assaulted or even robbed after having a drug slipped in their drink so we know to use extra precaution in situations like parties or gatherings where alcoholic beverages...

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  • Is it Ecstasy or a Dangerous Lethal Substitute?

    Is it Ecstasy or a Dangerous Lethal Substitute?

    It's almost uncommon today for drugs and alcohol not to be part of the entertainment when young people are getting together to party or just hang out and socialize anymore. No matter what part of the country you live in, recreational use of drugs and alcohol among many teens and young adults is just not unusual anymore.
    It's unfortunate that so many young people feel the need to use mood...

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  • Methylenedioxymethamphetamine is a Dangerous Mood Altering Drug

    Methylenedioxymethamphetamine is a Dangerous Mood Altering Drug

    What is Methylenedioxymethamphetamine? Methylenedioxymethamphetamine is better known as Ecstasy and MDMA and has been around for a long time, since the 80's. It's a synthetic drug that many of our young people are still using recreationally today even though the drug produces side effects that many people have found to be extremely uncomfortable.
    Fortunately some of the affects experienced...

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  • Terms Used When Referring to Substance Abuse

    Terms Used When Referring to Substance Abuse

    Many different terms are used that may be difficult for a person to understand sometimes when we talk about drugs and substance abuse. Below you will find brief descriptions for some of the terms used when we reference them in our articles and blogs.
    Club Drugs (Party Drug) - The term club drug is used to describe various drugs that are abused by many young people today recreationally....

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  • Mistaken Beliefs Surrounding Substance Abuse and Recovery

    Mistaken Beliefs Surrounding Substance Abuse and Recovery

    There are many different misconceptions pertaining to problem drinking, drug addiction and substance abuse treatment and hopefully many mistaken beliefs and myths can be put to rest for people with questions regarding addiction and recovery.
    Today there are so many young and older people who really do need to seek help for their alcohol or drug abuse before they become chronically addicted...

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  • Could Your Residence Have been a Former Meth Lab?

    Could Your Residence Have been a Former Meth Lab?

    The dangers and risks associated with cooking methamphetamine are very serious for everyone not just the individual(s) that produces the illegal drugs. Just breathing in the gasses and fumes when meth is cooked can cause extremely serious respiratory problems for anyone exposed to the toxic chemical vapors.
    Anyone living in the surrounding area of a meth lab is at risk because of possible...

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  • PTSD and Dual Diagnosis

    PTSD and Dual Diagnosis

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a very serious and emotional mental disorder that's brought on by a very traumatic and stressful situation or experience. People suffering from PTSD have either personally been involved with a traumatic event or have witnessed a very disturbing incident.
    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can occur at any age and there are...

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  • Refrigerant Abuse and Instant Death

    Refrigerant Abuse and Instant Death

    It's that time of the year again and it's going to be a hot and humid summer. Air conditioners are a necessity during the summertime but it's unfortunate that so many young people find ways to misuse them. Air conditioning units contain refrigerants like Freon that cools down the air so we're able to stay comfortable in 90 degree plus weather, but that's not all refrigerants are used for...

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  • Diet Pill Addiction and Misuse

    Diet Pill Addiction and Misuse

    Are you desperate to lose weight and are considering taking diet pills to help with weight loss? If so you're not alone, today people are trying everything they can to lose weight, partially during spring and summer. Many people are taking over the counter diet pills, getting a prescription for weight loss medications, or taking other stimulant drugs to lose weight.
    It doesn't matter...

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