Top Ten Street Drugs

Top Ten Street Drugs

Top Ten Street Drugs Drug addiction is a major problem in the U.S. and many of the drugs used are sold on the street. The drug problem contributes to crime, the destruction of families, physical and mental disease and death. While there...
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07/21 2015
The Top 10 Drugs and Their Street Names

The Top 10 Drugs and Their Street Names

People take drugs for a variety of reasons and many will start to abuse drugs and become addicted. Some of the risk factors of addiction are the person’s genetics, a family history of drugs, mental health problems like depression and anxiety, a...
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07/13 2015
Top 10 Most Commonly Abused Drugs

Top 10 Most Commonly Abused Drugs

Top 10 Most Commonly Abused Drugs Thousands of people are abusing drugs every day in the U.S. They are sold illegally on the street, are purchased with a prescription, or bought legally such as alcohol, tobacco products and in some states, marijuana....
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07/06 2015
Top 10 Most Popular Recreational Drugs

Top 10 Most Popular Recreational Drugs

The ten most popular recreational drugs are a variety of substances that produce specific feelings and symptoms. They originate from different sources and are unique in their design, purpose and abuse. Here is a quick snapshot of each drug, its history and/or...
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06/22 2015
Drug Use by Teens: 15 Most Common

Drug Use by Teens: 15 Most Common

Teenage drug use rates fluctuate according to what type of drug is used. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) conducts surveys to determine what trends are taking place yearly by teenagers. The NIDA website has graphs that reveal yearly drug trends...
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06/16 2015
What to do if Your Loved One is Addicted to Heroin

What to do if Your Loved One is Addicted to Heroin

What is Heroin? Heroin is an illegal, highly addictive opioid narcotic. It blocks the neurotransmission of pain and induces relaxation and feelings of euphoria. Heroin is most often sniffed, smoked or injected and can produce a quick rush (high), occurring within just...
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06/11 2015