Archive for the ‘Drug Abuse’ Category

  • Teen Abuse Of Triple C | Risks, Side-effects of DXM Dextromethorphan

    Abuse Of “Triple C” By Teens On The Rise

    Oct 22, 13 • 44225 Views • Drug AbuseComments Off on Abuse Of “Triple C” By Teens On The Rise

    Doctors, substance abuse counselors, and law enforcement are reporting that there is an explosion in the use of a drug called Triple C among US teens. Teenagers often find substances to abuse that are easy to access. This means turning to household chemicals,...

  • Tobacco-Gateway Drug For Marijuana | Cigarette Use and Smoking Weed

    Study Supports Tobacco As Gateway Drug For Marijuana

    Oct 3, 13 • 3300 Views • Drug AbuseComments Off on Study Supports Tobacco As Gateway Drug For Marijuana

    Substance use can seem to be a slippery slope. While the labeling of any substance as a gateway drug has been controversial and represented by mixed findings in research, general belief is that some legal substances introduce the user to opportunities to try...

  • Teens More Likely To Abuse Bath Salts

    Sep 11, 13 • 3082 Views • Drug AbuseComments Off on Teens More Likely To Abuse Bath Salts

    According to national Poison Control data, more than 2,000 calls were received last year relating to Bath Salts. Bath Salts are a term which describes a host of drugs that are sold under a variety of names. Callers to poison control described frightening...

  • The Strong Association Between the Use of Both Tobacco and Marijuana in Young Adults

    Jul 29, 13 • 1935 Views • Drug AbuseComments Off on The Strong Association Between the Use of Both Tobacco and Marijuana in Young Adults

    The push to legalize marijuana in many areas of the country has led to questions about how widespread marijuana use may impact other areas of physical and mental health. One common concern is that marijuana use may encourage the use of other types of...

  • Using Adderall as a Study Drug Can Prove Deadly

    Jul 26, 13 • 2178 Views • Drug AbuseComments Off on Using Adderall as a Study Drug Can Prove Deadly

    Our society has become one that rewards achievement at all costs. Many athletes, students, and workers in stressful occupations have faced moments where they feel the need to artificially augment their abilities. Whether it’s inching ahead of the...

  • Substance Abuse Study May Help Explain Drug’s Lure, Despite Negative Consequences

    Jul 8, 13 • 3272 Views • Drug AbuseComments Off on Substance Abuse Study May Help Explain Drug’s Lure, Despite Negative Consequences

    The loved ones of an individual addicted to a destructive substance such as methamphetamine or heroin often watch, perplexed, as the addict destroys their life for a substance that makes them miserable. A new study may help explain why addicts keep going back...