There are a number of physical and behavioral signs and symptoms that can suggest someone is addicted to opioids. More on how to recognize and treat opioid addiction here.
Snorting cocaine causes a euphoric rush to the head and can lead to addiction. But what are the exact dangers of abusing cocaine by insufflating it? Read more about the effects of snorted cocaine here.
Hydrocodone detox is a set of interventions used to manage acute intoxication and withdrawal symptoms from hydrocodone. The process can be difficult and uncomfortable hard, but it worth doing. Find out more information about hydrocodone detox protocol, considerations, and methods here.
Marijuana is maybe the most popular drug, and it’s introduced to a lot of people at an early age. But, is marijuana addictive? And, are there any help for marijuana addiction? Find the answers here.
The time it takes for heroin to kick in depends on the way it is taken. Heroin effects are usually felt within seconds after you take it. Find out more about heroin metabolism here.
Is your teenage daughter or son experimenting with cigarettes? Scientists are researching a new nicotine-eating enzyme and say it can be used for smoking prevention and cessation.
What can make a person rethink the decision to use drugs? Read more about an interactive idea that a psychotherapist has been testing. Plus, more on the real reasons that drive substance abuse here.
Marijuana can stimulate appetite, which can be useful for patients with anorexia. What else is marijuana used for? Find all marijuana uses here:
Opiates are derived from the dried “milk” of the opium poppy. Why do people use opiates and what are their effects? A basic intro to the drug class of opiates and opioids here.
Yes, heroin can be detected on drug tests. Learn about heroin drug testing, types of tests, detection times, and how heroin test results are verified. More here.