Thursday September 18th 2014

Drug

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Morphine overdose: How much amount of morphine to OD?

August 9th, 2014

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.

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Dependence on cocaine

August 6th, 2014

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.

Signs and symptoms of meth addiction

August 5th, 2014

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.

Loving an addict and losing sight of the small stuff

August 2nd, 2014

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

July 30th, 2014

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.

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The social stigma of addiction

July 24th, 2014

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.

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How long does marijuana last?

July 19th, 2014

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.

What is meth used for?

July 18th, 2014

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.

Crystal meth detox symptoms

July 17th, 2014

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.

How long does crack last?

July 15th, 2014

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.

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