Monthly Archives: February 2018

19 02, 2018

What Is Kratom: How It Gets You High and Why It Can Be Dangerous

February 19th, 2018|2 Comments

A new type of drug, known as kratom, has emerged in America over the past years. It produces a high similar to that of opioids and opiates, and can be incredibly dangerous. For years, Asian countries have relied on the medicinal effects of kratom, otherwise known as Mitragyna speciose korth. Only the leaves of

13 02, 2018

Crystal Meth Truth: The Highs, Lows, Physical Effects and Mind Tricks

February 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Crystal meth might conjure up the thought of the popular series Breaking Bad. We witnessed firsthand how to make bathtub crank through Walter White’s chemical expertise. If you haven’t watched the series, you’re probably aware of the problems crystal meth has caused in the US. It’s illegal, highly addictive and deteriorates the body and

10 02, 2018

Mental Health And Addiction – How A Co-Occurring Disorder Is Treated

February 10th, 2018|0 Comments

The Definition Of A Co-Occurring Disorder When someone has a mental health diagnosis and a substance abuse problem simultaneously, they are considered to have a co-occurring disorder, also known as a dual-diagnosis. A person has to have a mental health disorder and be abusing alcohol or drugs like alcohol, cocaine, heroin, opioids, or methamphetamines

7 02, 2018

Exploring Salvia: Drug Healing Claims, Risks and Hallucinations

February 7th, 2018|0 Comments

Some people are claiming that salvia is harmless. Realistically, no mind altering chemical is harmless when there are people willing to abuse it. What we know is people believe it carries very low risk of being toxic. The salvia drug is also not deemed to have abuse potential. The state of Delaware would disagree.

1 02, 2018

28 Telltale Signs of Heroin Addiction

February 1st, 2018|1 Comment

Smack. Dope. Mud. Horse. Skag. Junk. Black tar. Heroin comes with many street names. It is a highly addictive drug. Over the past three years, heroin overdose deaths have been rising. According to the Center for Disease Control and prevention (CDC), there has been a 39% increase of heroin related deaths in the past

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