Morphine doses over 200 mg are considered to be lethal to an average person. However, opiate sensitive people can react to doses of 60 mg. We review the signs of a morphine overdose and treatment protocols here.
Dependence on cocaine is diagnosed during withdrawal; symptoms include intense drug cravings, mood disorders, extreme fatigue, and dysphoria (inability to experience pleasure). More on cocaine dependence here.
What does a meth addict look like? Severe cravings, restlessness, and anxiety can characterize meth addiction. More on how you can help a meth addict here.
You can learn how to love an addict and still let the addict live out their own addiction without affecting every aspect of your life. More on loving an addict and maintaining a health state of mind here.
Tolerance to cocaine develops rapidly, especially with continual heavy use. More on how people develop tolerance to cocaine and whether or not you can lower cocaine tolerance here.
The social stigma surrounding substance use disorders is that addiction is a choice, a character flaw, and a lack of integrity. More on this stigma and how you can change it here.
A typical high from smoking marijuana lasts about 2 hours. However, psychomotor impairment can persist, even after the initial high effects are gone. More on duration of action and effects of marijuana here.
Methamphetamine (meth) is one of the most addictive stimulant drugs out there. In this article we’ll take a look at the most common issues considering the use of meth and its effects on the human body.
Symptoms of crystal meth detox include muscle & joint pain, fatigue, depression, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. More on what to expect during crystal meth detox here.
Crack lasts for 1-2 hours after administration (depending on the dose) but the euphoric high lasts for about 5-15 minutes. More on the REAL effects of crack here.