Category Archives: Mental Health

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  • Meth Overdose
    May 12, 2020
    In late 2019, methamphetamine became the largest contributor of overdose deaths in the United States, slowly passing fentanyl as the center of America’s drug epidemic. In 2017 alone, an estimated 1.6 million people in the United States had reported using meth in the past year and a further 964,000...
  • Trazodone High
    May 11, 2020
    Trazodone is a common antidepressant. It isn’t popular as a recreational drug, but abusing it can still lead to addiction and serious side effects.
  • Synthetic Cocaine
    April 15, 2020
    Synthetic cocaine is an unregulated cocaine substitute. It can be one of many dangerous substances sometimes sold as legal products such as bath salts.
  • Zombie Drug
    April 10, 2020
    The term ‘zombie drug’ is not one which strikes much familiarity with most people. In fact, even Google has very little to offer in terms of answers and the ones you do find online may be very conflicting. However, this so-called ‘zombie drug’ refers to an extremely potent and...
  • Klonopin and Alcohol
    April 3, 2020
    Recreational drug users will often mix a substance with alcohol to enhance the effects of the drugs for an overall better high. Whether or not the mixing was intentional, combining any drug with alcohol can have dire consequences. Klonopin and alcohol are substances where there is frequent misuse and...
  • Recovery for Life
    March 14, 2020
    Addiction is one of those words that is often not taken seriously as kids. Most schools had some anti-drug programs with the aim to prevent youth from trying drugs. Further, a lot of us as kids would always say, “not me, I’d never do drugs” – let alone become...
  • Ketamine and Alcohol
    March 6, 2020
    Many people have seen ketamine on the news as a rising drug of concern. While many think of it as a ‘horse tranquilizer’, though it acts as an anesthetic, there are other uses. Additionally, a lot of research is still necessary to fully understand it. A lot of people...
  • Dissociative Drugs
    February 17, 2020
    Dissociative drugs are a classification of hallucinogenic drugs which distort a user’s perceptions of sight and sound. The effect of these drugs causes the user to feel detached or a ‘dissociation’ from their mind and body. While for some, this experience can sound like an exciting way to view...
  • Percocet Addiction
    January 27, 2020
    Opioid drug addiction and abuse has been on the rise in the US for some years now and is responsible for more deaths than motor accidents. Opioids also account for a majority of overdoses and have become a major problem in the US. Opioid addiction is a very concerning...
  • Ativan and Alcohol
    January 13, 2020
    Mixing alcohol with most drugs is likely to nearly always have a negative effect on the body. Many people are hoping to heighten the “positive” effects of each drug. However, they do not realize that this also significantly heightens the negative and dangerous effects. Of course, there are ways...