Posts Tagged ‘Substance Use And Effects’

  • What Are The Dangers Of DMT Use For Teens | DMT Risks

    What Are The Dangers Of DMT Use For Teens?

    Jun 24, 14 • 19908 Views • Drug Side-EffectsComments Off on What Are The Dangers Of DMT Use For Teens?

    DMT is a drug you may not have heard of yet, but drug abuse facts tell us that its use is on the rise. If you have a teenager, you need to know all about trends in drug abuse so that you will be aware of all the dangers your child is facing. While not...

  • A+ED Alcohol Plus Energy Drink Risks | Teen Alcohol Abuse Help

    Alcohol Plus An Energy Drink Does Not Equal A Sober-Up Cocktail

    Jun 20, 14 • 2667 Views • Alcohol Abuse, FeaturedComments Off on Alcohol Plus An Energy Drink Does Not Equal A Sober-Up Cocktail

    Youth are sent to school to learn the three R’s – reading, writing and arithmetic; among a few other things. An Australian study recently reported on a new equation popular among young people there (and here)...

  • Teen Drug Abuse Stats | Risks Of Teen Drug Abuse

    The Lowdown On Teen Drug Abuse

    Jun 19, 14 • 2433 Views • Facts and StatsComments Off on The Lowdown On Teen Drug Abuse

    Drug abuse among teens is not new, but it will always be a serious problem. Teenagers are still growing and developing and by using drugs they can cause real harm to their brains and their bodies. In addition to damage caused by the drugs, teens abusing...

  • Teen Drug Abuse Facts | Teen Drug Addiction Info

    Teen Drug Abuse Facts

    Jun 12, 14 • 3714 Views • Facts and StatsComments Off on Teen Drug Abuse Facts

    Anyone can start abusing drugs and suffer the consequences, but teens are particularly vulnerable. They are naturally hard-wired to take risks and to make choices based on fitting in with their peers. While these are normal parts of growing up, when it comes...

  • Risks Of Using DMT | Rising Danger Of Teen DMT Use

    The Rising Danger Of Teen DMT Use

    Jun 11, 14 • 4395 Views • Drug Side-EffectsComments Off on The Rising Danger Of Teen DMT Use

    According to teen drug facts and statistics, an old hallucinogenic drug is becoming more popular among teens. DMT, which stands for dimethyltryptamine, is a natural compound found in plants. It is a hallucinogenic substance, which means that when consumed,...

  • How Marijuana Use Impacts Academic Performance

    How Marijuana Use Impacts Academic Performance

    Jun 5, 14 • 3778 Views • Drug Side-EffectsComments Off on How Marijuana Use Impacts Academic Performance

    Many people, both teens and adults, fail to realize the harm that using marijuana can cause. Because it is seen as less dangerous than other drugs, marijuana is often viewed as being risk-free. The truth is that any drug use can cause harm in both the short...

  • How Can You Help Teens Understand The Dangers Of Drug Abuse

    How Can You Help Teens Understand The Dangers Of Drug Abuse?

    Jun 4, 14 • 3318 Views • Facts and StatsComments Off on How Can You Help Teens Understand The Dangers Of Drug Abuse?

    Teens are natural experimenters. They like to push boundaries, try new things and take risks. In many ways this tendency is positive and helps teens grow into healthy adults. But when it comes to drugs and drug abuse, teens may go too far and take risks that...

  • Comparing Synthetic and Organic Marijuana

    Comparing Synthetic And Organic Marijuana

    May 9, 14 • 4776 Views • Drug AbuseComments Off on Comparing Synthetic And Organic Marijuana

    The country has become divided on its opposing views on the safety of using recreational marijuana. But not all marijuana is the same. Naturally-grown marijuana is very different from the many types of synthetic marijuana products that are available. Although...

  • Study Illustrates Connection Between Pre-Teen Alcohol Use And Later Violence

    Study Illustrates Connection Between Pre-Teen Alcohol Use And Later Violence

    Apr 11, 14 • 2225 Views • Alcohol AbuseComments Off on Study Illustrates Connection Between Pre-Teen Alcohol Use And Later Violence

    Susan J. Campbell Early initiation of alcohol consumption is a concern among those who seek to intervene and treat teenage substance abuse. Alcohol consumption is associated with many negative outcomes in teens, including injury, dangerous sexual behaviors...

  • How Can Smoking Alter A Young Adults’ Brain Structure

    Can Long-Term Exposure To Tobacco Cause Thinning In The Brain?

    Mar 19, 14 • 2464 Views • Drug Side-EffectsComments Off on Can Long-Term Exposure To Tobacco Cause Thinning In The Brain?

    Nicotine is the well-known addictive substance found in cigarettes and a range of other tobacco products, as well as in most brands of e-cigarettes (electronic cigarettes). Previous evidence has shown that long-term exposure to this substance can cause...