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Why Would Anyone Do Drugs
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Why Do People Do Drugs?

Science has made incredible breakthroughs in studying the impacts of alcohol and drugs and, ultimately, ways in which effective treatment—including medications—can potentially assist tens of thousands in overcoming substance abuse. However,…
How Do Drugs Impact Life
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How Do Drugs Affect Your Life?

Substance use disorder is characterized as a progressive disease that can cause a person to lose control of their lives in ways they never thought possible. The effects of substance misuse and abuse can have a critical impact on several aspects…
New Street Drug Paint
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Paint Drug

Drugs come in all shapes and sizes. With the increasing development of street drugs, it’s easier than ever for our children, particularly teenagers to be put at risk by getting their hands on drugs. A new street drug currently plaguing schools…
Addiction And Drug Abuse
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Financial Effects of Drug Abuse

The financial burdens of substance abuse can have carry drastic effects on individual and families. The effects of substance abuse can significantly impact the person suffering in a multitude of ways. It might seem common knowledge that substance…
lines of coke
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How is Cocaine Made?

Cocaine is a highly addictive Schedule II narcotic stimulant and is typically sold as a white powder or small clumps that are then broken up. It is primarily snorted but it is also injected, smoked, or added to other drugs like marijuana (a…
cocaine bag
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How Long Does Cocaine Stay in Your System?

The length of time cocaine is detectable in urine depends on several variables, like how long and how much you’ve been using, and the type of test used. Urine analysis (UAs) is by far the most commonly used method of drug testing. How long…
Fentanyl liquid form
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What Does Fentanyl Look Like?

WHAT IS FENTANYL? Fentanyl is a man-made, synthetic opioid (as opposed to heroin and morphine which come from the poppy plant) that’s about 100 times more powerful than morphine. Because it’s made in a lab, fentanyl was designed to be…
relapsing on drugs
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Relapsing On Drugs

The journey to recovery is different for each individual. The decision to find assistance or treatment for drug and alcohol abuse takes courage and commitment, and it isn’t always smooth sailing. Some aspects of recovery are painful or intimidating,…
How To Avoid Abusing Adderall
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Signs Of Adderall Abuse

Adderall is the brand name for a prescription drug that consists of a combination of amphetamines and dextroamphetamine. As a prescription drug, Adderall can only be accessed on prescription. It’s a drug that is most commonly prescribed to…
Drugs Leaving The Body
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How Long Do Drugs Stay In The Body?

A common question among people who use drugs—whether illicitly or by prescription—is, “How long will this drug stay in my body?” This question may be asked by those looking to understand how long the drug’s effects will last, when…