DRUG ABUSE

James in Drug abuse
January 6, 2018

How to Prevent Your Teen From Abusing Inhalants

When you think of drugs, one will typically think of heroin, cocaine, marijuana, etc., but one drug that is not quite as classifiable are inhalants. These include volatile solvents, aerosol sprays, gases, and nitrites, all of which can be inhaled in order to become high. Unfortunately, teens are the likeliest to abuse inhalants as they are more readily available.

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JT in Drug abuse
December 30, 2017

The Dangers of Injecting, Snorting, & Smoking Heroin

There are multiple ways to abuse drugs and alcohol, none of them good, or beneficial, or safe in any way.

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JT in Drug abuse
December 26, 2017

From an Opiate Addict: A Day Addicted to Opiates

Opiates are the most addictive and dangerous drug and for an opiate addict, their life revolves around getting the next fix and high. It is all they think about and all they have time for. Getting high is their life.

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JT in Drug abuse
December 13, 2017

From Student to Addict

Around this time of the year, in any library around the US, students are cramming last minute for their college finals. With the endless stress and crumbling pressure the college life can present, an easy ’fix’ can be very tempting to the overworked students.

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JT in Drug abuse
December 13, 2017

We Can Just Get Help Right After Christmas… Right?

The holidays are the time of the year that we spend with our family and friends. We enjoy each other’s company, reflecting on the year, catching up with loved ones we have not seen in a while. The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year—or at least that is what we want them to be.

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JT in Drug abuse
November 6, 2017

How Far Would You Go?

A sad trend is spreading across America; people trapped by in the addiction of opioids are finding more and more ways to get their hands on this addictive substance. A few even go as far as endangering and inflicting intentional damage upon a defenseless and ever loyal pet. “Heather D.

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Magan Kilgore in Drug abuse
October 28, 2017

The Truth Behind Marijuana

Heroin, oxycodone, meth those are the type of drug names you think of when you think about having to go to rehab. Not weed. Weed is harmless… way less of a problem than alcohol right? Wrong. Any addictive substance can be abused and will hurt you in the long run.

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Magan Kilgore in Drug abuse
October 17, 2017

Snapchat Drugs

Snapchat is a major social platform for people under the age of 40 and Snapchat media outlets mostly target youth and millennials.

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Magan Kilgore in Drug abuse
October 15, 2017

The Biochemical Personality

Many people think when they are talking to an addict that they are talking to the addict. Nothing is further from the truth. The addict is in a trap, typically coming down off drugs or thinking of what they can do to get the next high and not feel how they are feeling any longer.

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Magan Kilgore in Drug abuse
October 4, 2017

Heartbreaking Story of a Meth Addict

A former Oklahoma police officer tells a real-life story of a girl that ended up in prison for drug charges and lost her 2 kids. The girl’s name was Sarah. She was young and had 2 kids—a 2 month-old baby and a little 4-year-old boy. Sarah moved from Oklahoma to Florida to take on a job.

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