How Did Prop 36 In California Help?

2020-01-17T14:15:14-08:00January 20th, 2020|

In the state of California, you might get your drug-related criminal charges dismissed if you complete a drug treatment program as approved by a court. Proposition 36 is one drug diversion in California, which allows your charges to be dropped

Are Psychedelics Addictive, Helpful, or Harmful?

2020-01-15T15:46:08-08:00January 15th, 2020|

Psychedelics hold a strange position in the world of drugs. On one hand, many people in society view them as scary, dangerous, or holding strong potential to make someone "crazy". On the other extreme, individuals who experiment with psychedelic drugs

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Why Do Addicts Relapse? Know the Triggers

2019-12-31T09:35:05-08:00December 19th, 2019|

Between 40 and 60 percent of addicts relapse while in recovery from drug addiction, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. This means that, for every two people who seek drug addiction treatment or abstain from substance abuse for

Damage Caused By Crack Cocaine

2019-12-31T10:39:40-08:00November 22nd, 2019|

Cocaine іѕ а harmful stimulant drug which саuѕеѕ mаnу рhуѕісаl and mental effects to thе humаn bоdу. Cocaine іѕ оbtаіnеd frоm thе соса рlаnt and then processed іnto its desired form. It іѕ а highly аddісtіvе ѕtіmulаnt which tаkеѕ соntrоl

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Drug Addiction Among Homeless Populations in America

2019-12-31T12:18:30-08:00September 5th, 2019|

The numbеr оf hоmеlеѕѕ реорlе іn thе United States еxсееdѕ thrее-quаrtеrѕ оf а mіllіоn реорlе, аnd аbоut оnе-quаrtеr оf thоѕе аrе youth. Hоmеlеѕѕ реорlе mау bе tеmроrаrіlу оr іntеrmіttеntlу hоmеlеѕѕ, wіth thе сhrоnісаllу hоmеlеѕѕ bеіng rarer. One of the biggest

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Xanax and Alcohol: Two Drugs You’re Never Supposed to Mix

2019-12-31T12:19:40-08:00September 4th, 2019|

Xanax and alcohol are two of the most popular substances used widely across America. From legitimate mental illness relief to substance abuse at parties, Xanax has risen in addiction over the past several decades. Trends for recreational use include combining

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What To Do If A Loved One Has A Fentanyl Overdose

2019-07-29T16:54:56-07:00July 29th, 2019|

Fentanyl іѕ rоughlу 100 tіmеѕ mоrе роtеnt thаn mоrрhіnе аnd 50 tіmеѕ mоrе роtеnt thаn heroin. In fасt, іt іѕ thе mоѕt роtеnt opioid pain rеlіеvеr аvаіlаblе for uѕе іn mеdісаl treatment. Althоugh fentanyl іѕ соnѕіdеrеd ѕаfе аnd еffесtіvе whеn

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Dangers of Fentanyl: America’s Most Lethal Drug

2019-07-01T13:14:21-07:00July 1st, 2019|

Fentanyl is an extremely potent and addictive drug. Most fentanyl users are at high risk of overdose and mental health issues, as well as accompanying problems such as incarceration or homelessness. An overdose of fentanyl, like all opioids, may be

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Preventing Accidental Drug Overdose

2019-12-31T13:34:42-08:00June 3rd, 2019|

Drug overdose accounts for nearly 75,000 deaths every year (NIDA). Since 1999, drug overdose became the number one cause of death for people in the United States under 50 years old. That’s not a comforting statistic, especially if you or

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Trends in Teen Drug Use: Past and Present

2019-02-22T00:10:13-08:00January 30th, 2019|

Many adults old enough to have teens in the household will recall the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) campaign of the ‘80s, initially launched through a partnership between the LAPD and LAUSD.  Incredibly, the program has been around for 35