Adderall Abuse and College Students

Adderall is a brand name for an amphetamine that doctors prescribe for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Annually, about 2.5 million Americans are prescribed Adderall or other stimulant drugs approved […]

Dangers of Synthetic Marijuana

Marijuana is used regularly by approximately 35 million people in the United States and has been legalized for recreational use in 15 states. Like alcohol, which has been legal for […]

Most Commonly Abused Painkillers

Opiate abuse occurs when people use painkillers outside of the guidelines a doctor sets for prescriptions. Often, people need these medications due to a serious injury or disease that’s left […]

What Are Synthetic Drugs?

There is a wide variety of both legal and illegal, synthetic and naturally-derived drugs available that can be addictive. Understanding the difference between synthetic drugs and those that come from […]

Dangers of Fentanyl Abuse

Fentanyl was developed as a synthetic painkiller. The synthetic nature of the drug allows healthcare providers to be more precise with its application, and it is in many regards a […]

How Meth Damages Your Teeth

Meth and Your Teeth

Methamphetamine or meth is a human-made drug. It is an addictive stimulant that impairs decision-making processes which makes it difficult for meth users to quit, especially without access to a […]

The Long-Term Effects of Stimulants

Types of Stimulants

Stimulants raise alertness, wakefulness, and energy levels. They also raise blood pressure and heart rate. Strong stimulants like cocaine and methamphetamine produce a powerful sense of well-being and euphoria which […]

Signs of a Drug Overdose

A drug overdose can be a fatal condition. If you suspect it at all for yourself or your loved one, call emergency medical support through 911 right now. If you […]

Do You Have Risk Factors for Addiction?

While anyone can suffer from addiction issues, some people have more risk factors for addiction than other people do. If you’re one of those people, you’ll need to consider that […]

How Long Does MDMA Last?

What is MDMA

So-called “club drugs” are a category of substances often used in a nightlife setting like a bar, nightclub, or concert. While a few forms of the drugs have a legal […]

What is THC?

In recent years, marijuana has gained increasing coverage in both the media and politics. However, that doesn’t mean the substance is safe for everyone. Though many states have legalized marijuana […]