Yes, you can get addicted to heroin. More here on heroin’s addiction liability and how you get addicted in the first place.
Crack detox is most severe in the first week after last use. But psychological withdrawal symptoms may persist for weeks and even months after cessation. A clear picture of what to expect during crack detox here.
Meth withdrawal is treated mainly with behavioral therapies, such as cognitive-behavioral and contingency-management interventions. Learn more about what to expect and where to find help during meth withdrawal here.
What happens to the body and mind when you stop taking cocaine? A review of primary and secondary side effects during cocaine withdrawal here.
Spice is abused mainly through smoking, but can also be used in baked goods or taken as a tea. More on Spice, its abuse potential and its effects here.
Ecstasy peak levels occur about 45 minutes after consumption, while effects last from 3-6 hours. More on the pharmokinetics of ecstasy (MDMA) here.
Signs of cocaine withdrawal include a “crash” period of fatigue, dysphoria, and decreased interest followed by changes in mood and possible mood disorders. More on cocaine withdrawal and its signs here.
The way marijuana is administered determines its onset of effects. Smoked marijuana = seconds or minutes to kick in. Oral consumption of weed = 20-45 minutes to onset. More here.
5 things that can cause relapse include: old haunts and friends, internal justifications, toxic relationhips, unhealthy choices, and stress. More on how to manage these triggers here.
Yes, you can OD on Spice. We review common symptoms and their treatment here.