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Erica in Prescription drugs
July 24, 2017

Types of Prescription Painkillers

Prescription painkillers are a growing problem in this country as the opioid epidemic only continues to become worse. The increasing number of prescriptions being written is adding to this figure and so is the occurrence of abuse and addiction to these drugs.

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Erica in Drugs
July 18, 2017

Signs of Ecstasy Use

Ecstasy is a dangerous and lethal synthetic drug that is particularly popular in the clubs, but it is becoming increasingly abused and addicted by many. The effects of ecstasy use can include altered mood and perception as well as paranoia.

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Erica in Drugs
July 17, 2017

Mescaline Abuse

Mescaline is a hallucinogenic drug that can have dangerous and severe side effects. Hallucinogens can alter one’s behavior and perceptions, rendering the user unable to differentiate between reality and fiction.

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Erica in Drugs
July 12, 2017

What Are Bath Salts and How Are They Abused

Synthetic drugs are rising in their popularity as more and more people are using and becoming addicted to them. Bath salts or Synthetic cathinones are an extremely dangerous stimulant with lethal consequences.

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Erica in Drugs
July 5, 2017

Identifying a Heroin User By Their Pupils

Heroin is a member of the opiate family of drug substances, and as such is one of the most potent and addictive drugs currently in existence.

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Erica in Drugs
July 3, 2017

Is Your Lifestyle Putting You at Risk for Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine is a highly dangerous and addictive drug that can cause severe damage to the body. Lifestyles can be a risk factor as the need to stay alert, awake, and focused can lead to an abuse of the drug.

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Erica in Addiction
June 28, 2017

Methadone Treatment: Why It’s a Dangerous Approach to Addiction

Methadone is used to help in the treatment of opiate addiction but as a synthetic opiate drug itself, it can have adverse effects and turn into an addiction.

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Erica in Methamphetamine
June 23, 2017

The Many Faces of Methamphetamine

Methamphetamine and crystal methamphetamine are both highly addictive, powerful, and dangerous drugs that cause immense damage to the body. These drugs are also extremely lethal, especially when smoked or injected.

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Erica in Drugs
June 21, 2017

How Summer Heat Increases the Dangers of Club Drugs

Club drugs are dangerous year-round, but the increase in the temperature during the summer plays a critical role in their effects on the body.

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Erica in Drugs
June 21, 2017

Long Term vs. Short Term: Timeline of Heroin Effects on Body

Heroin has become a very common and widely abused drug and an addiction for some. Sadly, the side effects of the short and long-term use of heroin can have severe and damaging consequences.

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