Recently, three employees of a daycare facility in suburban Chicago were arrested after they gave children gummy bears laced with sleep aid melatonin without parental consent, according to the police.
Recently I was scrolling down my Facebook page when I came across a post about Cannabis which was titled “First of its kind study finds virtually no driving impairment under the influence of Marijuana.
Just this past week, we had a mother call the Narconon Arrowhead’s Drug Rehabilitation and Education Helpline. She was from Bentonville, AR desperately asking for help with her son’s addiction. Apparently, the son had an old sports injury causing him some major pain which leads to his Doctor prescribing an opioid therapy and it wasn’t long before her son was abusing the drug, which isn’t surprising considering that 1 in 5 people prescribed opioids by their Doctor get addicted.
Synthetic drugs are extremely dangerous and harmful as they are comprised of synthetic substances and can do great damage to the body. LSD, Spice, Molly, and meth are all types of synthetic drugs, each with powerful side effects.
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.
Drug abuse is a growing epidemic as more people are becoming addicted to various drugs. Hallucinogenic drugs are also adding to this problem as drugs like LSD, magic mushrooms, ketamine, and DMT are widely abused.
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.
Street opiates and doctor prescribed opiates are both opium based drugs and extremely addictive. However, street opiates are easier to attain as a prescription is not needed and are usually injected intravenously, producing a much deadlier effect.
Drugs. When someone hears this word they usually think of heroine, meth, pain pills, marijuana and others. What if I were to tell you that drugs could also be found at your house, the dollar store or even the local gas station?
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.