DRUG ABUSE

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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Magan Kilgore in Drug abuse
September 28, 2017

Drugs Are Poisons

As the Deputy Executive Director of Narconon Arrowhead , I so often see real effects of drugs. When people talk about drugs, I don’t believe people in general really and truly understand what a “drug” really is by definition. Drugs are poisons.

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Erica in Drug abuse
June 19, 2017

Steroid Abuse Among Athletes: Prevention Tips

Steroid use has become very common among athletes to help enhance their performance, but the use has turned to abuse and has severe and dangerous effects.

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Erica in Drug abuse
May 17, 2017

Can You Go Through Inhalant Withdrawal

Inhalant abuse has become increasingly popular as a way to get high, especially among teens, as the substances are more easily attainable. However, like all drugs, withdrawal symptoms can occur with inhalant abuse and can cause emotional, cognitive, and physical problems as well as death.

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Erica in Drug abuse
May 8, 2017

How Cocaine Affects the Nervous System

Cocaine is a heavily addictive and abused drug and it has damaging consequences on the body. The nervous system is greatly affected when doing cocaine as it releases excessive levels of dopamine and the body cannot counter the amount released, due to the cocaine; therefore, creating the high feeling.

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Erica in Drug abuse
May 3, 2017

Tips for Intervening With a Cocaine Addict

Cocaine is a highly addictive, powerful drug that is widely abused as it produces dopamine and increases the pleasure senses, prolonging the addiction. It can cause severe and irreparable damage to the body and it is important that an intervention is done as soon as possible.

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Erica in Drug abuse
May 1, 2017

How Prescription Meds Can Lead to Heroin Addiction

Prescription drug abuse is an epidemic and a chronic problem that has highly addictive properties, similar to those in heroin. This abuse can then lead to an addiction to heroin as it is more accessible since you do not need a prescription.

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Erica in Drug abuse
April 24, 2017

Is Your Family Member Struggling With Opiate Dependence

Opiate dependence is a growing problem and addicts are becoming more adept at hiding the dependence from everyone, including loved ones. However, there are a number of signs that indicate your loved one is opiate dependent and it is important to help them seek treatment.

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