Looking for some wisdom to pass on to a teen? Three (3) pieces of advice from addicts who’ve been there.
Naloxone is a medication that can help reduce opioid overdose deaths and save the lives of thousands of people. What are the benefits and should it be available OTC? Learn more here.
How much does rehab for a cocaine problem cost? Generally, inpatient rehab will put you back an average of 20K for a 28 day stay, while outpatient costs are significantly less. More info here!
The basics. Crack info, effects, and addictive potential here.
Faced with the difficult decision to kick your child out of the home for drug or alcohol abuse? You might not need to go that far. A look at ALL your options here.
Has teenage drug use increased? Not exactly. While prevention initiatives may be helping, there remain some trends that parents must remain watchful about. More on trends in teen drug use here.
Heroin peak concentrations are achieved fairly quickly any way administrated. More here on what heroin does to the body, with a section at the end for your questions.
How can we become “addicted”…even to behaviors? Expert in behavioral compulsions, Dr. Gregory Jantz, explains the basics of the neuroscience here.
It can take between 2-4 days for the body rid itself of ecstasy toxins. However, the time it takes for post-acute withdrawal symptoms to subside is variable. More ecstasy detox timeline info here.
Heroin is highly addictive drug. It produces effects that include euphoria and an intense sense of well being. However, using too much can lead to an overdose. Learn more about heroin’s effects and dangers, here.