Hallucinations caused by mind-altering drugs are real and dangerous, and it is also a real effect of an awful drug called Flakka . However, hallucinations are merely one result of taking this drug. Flakka , otherwise known as gravel, is a drug made of a compound called alpha-PVP…
Meth is a man-made chemical, which was first used during WWII as a stimulant for soldiers on both sides of the battlefield. People who cook meth use extremely toxic ways to create the chemical reactions needed, to produce this highly addictive substance.
An extremely lethal drug named Gray Death; which is comprised of heroin, fentanyl, carfentanil, and synthetic opioids can kill users with just one dose.
Misuse of prescription drugs means taking a medication in a manner or dosage other than what is prescribed. This can include taking someone else’s prescription, even if for a legitimate medical complaint such as pain, or it can mean taking a medication to get high.
Is it a coincidence that as drug addiction in America increases, we also see an increase in behavioral disorders? I believe not.
My head was a little swimmy. I was a little nauseous. My face was numb. It felt like I had on a pair of those wax lips you could buy as I could touch them and only feel a slight pressure in recognition of my finger.
For many senior citizens, money is pretty tight. Most are on fixed incomes and it may be a struggle to make ends meet. Add in the complicating factor that many seniors are also in pain from various causes and may be prescribed painkillers paid for by Medicare. Perhaps it’s not surprising that some of our senior citizens have taken to selling their pills to supplement their incomes.…
One out of every four people who try heroin becomes hooked. Heroin’s grip is the strongest and is still ranked number one over all other drugs for its addictive qualities. Heroin even leads synthetic opiates in addictive properties.
Every so often a new drug hits the underground market and takes the public by surprise. The truth about U-47700, also called Pink, is that the drug was actually synthesized in the 1970s.…
In Part I of this series, we informed parents how to detect the use of the “study drug” and prescription stimulant Adderall, marijuana and opioids like heroin or painkillers. In this article, we will cover detection of inhalants, alcohol, cough syrup and synthetic drugs.