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Fentanyl liquid form

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…
Mdma Addiction And Risks
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MDMA Risks

Whether it’s being called ecstasy, molly, or MDMA, this powerful stimulant has had a common place in the club and rave scene for years. But what exactly is this drug that so many teens and young adults are carelessly putting into their bodies?…
Five Ways Drugs Can Enter The Body

5 Ways Drugs Can Enter Your Body

There are numerous methods of ingesting and using drugs. These include smoking, swallowing, snorting, injecting, and using suppositories. For substances to affect the brain, they must enter the body by some means first. Any of the above methods…
Risks Of Taking Dmt

DMT Risks

Dimethyltryptamine is hallucinogenic tryptamine drug also known more popularly as DMT. It derives from plants found in South America, Asia, and Mexico. This natural plant extract has been used for centuries as a means of healing people. In the…
addiction treatment for veterans
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Veterans and Substance Abuse

Nationally recognized columnist, Karie Fugett, published a gripping narrative about her late husband, Cleve Fugett, a Marine war hero who, in 2010, tragically lost his life to a prescription opioid overdose. During his second deployment in Iraq,…
Meaning Of Comedown Addiction

Comedown Meaning

We’re hardwired to chase good feelings, and the driving force behind this Sisyphean effort is the ephemeral nature of the evoked feelings. In relation to recreational drug use v addiction, a major driving force is the feel-good euphoria that…
Side Effects Of Heroin Addiction

Side Effects of Heroin

All opiates or opioids are made from substances derived from the poppy plant. This includes heroin, opium, morphine, OxyContin and all the others. Heroin comes in many forms and is one of the world's most deadliest drugs. In 2019, there were…