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An In-Depth Look at Morphine Addiction, Abuse and Treatment

By | June 20th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Morphine addiction is common in America, as morphine is one of the most popular opioids around. A scientist named Freidrich Wilhelm Adam Serturner first discovered this drug in the 18th century. He isolated this organic alkaloid compound from the opium poppy, and named it after Morpheus, the Greek god of dreams, because of its [...]

Obvious Behaviors of an Alcoholic Personality

By | June 15th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Alcoholic Drinking Behaviors That are Hard to Ignore Obvious Signs of Alcoholic Drinking Behaviors Alcoholism is a chronic disorder which is marked by compulsive drinking, and those with an alcoholic personality are more likely to fall victim to its influence. Heavy or chronic alcohol use leads to psychological and physical dependence and possibly addiction. [...]

Drug Testing Methods and Timeline for the Top 8 Most Abused Drugs

By | June 10th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Drug testing timelines help you to understand just how long drugs stay in your system. The drugs can linger in your blood, urine, saliva, and hair. Drug detection times are the windows in time where drug testing for drug traces in your hair, urine, or saliva will show up positive. Some of the drug [...]

A Review of Netflix: Take Your Pills

By | June 5th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Stimulants like, Adderall, have become a popular study aid amongst high school and college students, as witnessed in the documentary, "Take Your Pills" -- a Netflix original. The documentary starts off interviewing college students across America about their relationship with Adderall. Surprisingly, most of the respondents claim to have a close relationship with this [...]

The Risks of Soma Pill Abuse

By | May 20th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

“There is always soma, delicious soma, half a gramme for a half-holiday, a gramme for a week-end, two grammes for a trip to the gorgeous East, three for a dark eternity on the moon…” ~ Alduous Huxley, Brave New World This literary ‘soma’ definition may not be exactly the same as modern day prescription [...]

The Power and Downfall of the Psychedelic Drug DMT

By | May 15th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

DMT is a psychedelic drug. It doesn’t get the same amount of attention or publicity as other psychedelics like LSD, psilocybin, or mescaline. However, it’s still used nationwide. Moreover, the drug has powerful effects on people. We’ll help you understand what is DMT, the drug’s effects, and other key facts. Use this guide to [...]

Percocet Side Effects: Why Addiction Isn’t the Only Thing to Be Wary Of

By | May 10th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Be honest: when you hear the word ‘percocet’, do you first think of Percocet side effects or of the song? Most likely the first thing you think of is the Percocet song (otherwise known as ‘Mask Off’ by Future): Percocets, molly, Percocets, molly… While the song may be catchy, Percocet side effects can actually [...]

Methadone vs. Buprenorphine – Which has better long-term results for treating opioid addiction?

By | May 5th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Methadone and Buprenorphine are both one main medication options for treating opioid addiction. They belong to the treatment method known as substitution therapy as they’re opiate agonists which block opiate receptors. They do differ, however, having their own benefits and downfalls. Rehabilitation programs will use methadone or buprenorphine as an opioid substitute. As the [...]

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