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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…
Substance Abuse Delirium (1)
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Substance Intoxication Delirium

Certain substances can have short-term and long-term effects on the brain. According to the National Cancer Institute, a psychoactive drug, also known as a “psychotropic substance,” is something that affects how the brain functions. It can…
How Long Does Withdrawal From Klonopin Last

How Long Does Withdrawal From Klonopin Last?

Anxiety and insomnia are two of the most common mental disorders in America. Although relatively common, their effects can be extremely debilitating on an individual’s physical and mental health. Klonopin is a prescription medication that…
Polypharmacy Risks

Side Effects Of Taking Multiple Medications

In 2017, the US Department of Health and Human Services declared a public health emergency. The opioid epidemic in America was recognized as a serious health and social problem and, despite some progress, it’s a problem that persists today.…
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Colorado Legalization Results

More than 200,000 Coloradans know someone who has died from a drug overdose in the last year. Yet, nearly half of those residents indicated they went without needed substance treatment in 2019. Additionally, substance abuse statewide is on the…