Drug Abuse Information

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The Adolescent Brain on Drugs

The most formative years in life may also the most vulnerable to the effects of substance abuse.

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The 6 Worst Stereotypes Given to Drug or Alcohol Addicts

People often judge what they don't understand.

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5 Health Risks of E-Cigarettes

Once thought to be safe, we now know that e-cigarettes carry a number of health risks. Here are a few to consider before lighting up.

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Ibogaine: Treatment Tool or Dangerous Psychedelic?

Is Ibogaine the wonder drug that cures severe addiction or another dangerous substance that can lead to other serious problems? Learn more about this controversial and dangerous substance.

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Top 5 Misconceptions of Using Drugs and Alcohol

The allure of drugs and alcohol is strong, but addicts know all too well that what they found so enticing in the beginning is nothing more than a mirage.

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What Drugs Do to the Brain

A look at the mental and physical effects of drugs on the human brain.

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Medical Marijuana: How Different Consumption Methods Affect Your Health

Are you unsure of the difference between the various ways to consume medical marijuana? Read on for clarification.

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LSD Info, Effects, Addiction, Treatment

This article answers the questions: What is LSD, who takes it, how is it taken, and how popular is it?

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Mushroom Info, Effects, Addiction, Treatment

Psychedelic mushrooms, also known as psilocybin, are a hallucinogenic drug. This article explores the properties of mushrooms and their effects.

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Prescription Pain Medication (Opioid) Info, Effects, Addiction, Treatment

Prescription painkillers (opioids) are highly addictive, and abuse of these drugs is on the rise. This article is a must-read if you want to learn more about how this addiction forms, its effects, and its treatment.

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Methamphetamine Info, Effects, Addiction, Treatment

Methamphetamine (meth) is a prescription stimulant medication--synthesized from amphetamine--that is highly addictive, so its use in medical settings has declined. Meth has become a popular recreational drug, and its effects and related issues are covered here.

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Marijuana: Effects, Addiction, Treatment

It is estimated that more than four percent of the worlds adult population uses marijuana, and that over 22 million people worldwide smoke pot daily.

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Heroin Info, Effects, Addiction, Treatment

Heroin addiction is on the increase. This article covers everything you need to know about heroin addiction, including the symptoms you might experience during withdrawal from it.

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Ecstasy Effects, Addiction, Treatment

Ecstasy is the common term used for a MDMA, a drug that creates euphoria and a heightened sense of connection with others. It comes in pill form, sometimes stamped with bunny or letter insignia. MDMA has several nicknames, such as Molly, X, E, Adam, and others.

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Crack Cocaine Info, Effects, Addiction, Treatment

Crack cocaine--synthesized from cocaine by mixing it with sodium bicarbonate (baking soda)--has become a popular illicit drug. This article covers the addictive properties of crack, its effects, and more.

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