cocaine poisoning

What is Cocaine Poisoning?

There are plenty of news reports about opioid overdose, but what is cocaine poisoning, and is it very common? As with all drugs, when too much cocaine is consumed in a short span of time, the substance becomes toxic to the system. Cocaine…
adhd in adults

ADHD in Adults

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Understanding ADHD (or ADD) in Adults Most people equate the brain disorder ADHD with young hyperactive children. However, ADHD in adults is more common than one might think, with about 4% struggling with the disorder in adulthood. ADHD…
amphetamine withdrawal symptoms

What Are Amphetamine Withdrawal Symptoms?

Amphetamine Withdrawal: Symptoms, Treatment, & Timeline Amphetamines have always been highly desirable drugs because they produce a euphoric high. The downside is that amphetamines are highly addictive substances that lead to many adverse…
fentanyl pills

Rainbow Fentanyl Pills Attract Young People

The latest danger is the production of colorful fentanyl pills, meant to attract young customers. Learn about the various forms of fentanyl, including rainbow fentanyl pills, and the dangers of this drug. What is Fentanyl? Fentanyl is a powerful…
enabling addiction

Are You Enabling Addiction

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Even though you have a sincere desire to help a loved one, you might be enabling addiction behaviors without knowing it. Read on to learn more about enabling and codependence, and how to avoid them. What is Enabling? While it is perfectly…
can you get fired for going to rehab

Can You Get Fired for Going to Rehab?

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Can You Get Fired for Going to Rehab? How to Use FMLA for Treatment You have arrived at a crossroads, one that offers a choice to either continue using drugs or alcohol or to get treatment. You might worry about the after effects of telling…
mixing librium and alcohol

The Danger of Mixing Librium and Alcohol

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Dangers Of Mixing Librium And Alcohol Both Librium and alcohol are central nervous system depressants. Read on to learn about the dangers of mixing Librium and alcohol. Librium is a moderate to long-acting sedative in the benzo family of…
does cocaine make you aggressive

Does Cocaine Make You Aggressive?

Cocaine and Aggressive Behavior Everybody knows about the stimulant effects of cocaine, but did you know cocaine also makes you aggressive? While we might think of cocaine as a substance that makes a person feel happy and confident, that…
pink drug

Dangerous New Pink Drug

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New Drug Called Pink Add the ‘pink drug’ to the growing list of synthetic opioids that continue to wreak havoc in our nation. The drug referred to as Pink, Pinky, or U-4 is actually U-47700, first created by Upjohn in the 1970s. In the…
How Long Does Fentanyl Stay in Your System

How Long Does Fentanyl Stay in Your System?

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You may wonder, “How long does fentanyl stay in your system?” You may ask this because you are facing a drug test after ingesting fentanyl. Maybe you are curious about what to expect in fentanyl detox. Read on to learn how long fentanyl…