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July 12, 2017
by Staff Writer
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The Most Commonly Abused Drugs in Florida

Recently known as the number one state for most prescribed opioid medications, and also known for being a “party/vacation state”, it’s no surpirse that Florida deals with all kinds of drugs of abuse. From Mollies, cocaine, opioid pills, alcohol, heroin … Continue reading

April 27, 2016
by Staff Writer
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The Most Addictive Prescription Medications

There are countless prescription medications being produced and sold throughout the US that can simply ruin lives due to their addictive quality, high rate of abuse, mental health effects and deterioration, fatal overdoses, and death as a result of health … Continue reading

April 14, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Chronic Pain And Opioid Abuse in the US In Recent Years

This week we’ve been sharing various updated topics from The National Institute on Drug Abuse official website such as national strategic plans for 2016-2020, treatment backed by scientific evidence, and the link between heavy drinking and alcoholism development. Today the … Continue reading

January 21, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Over 90% Of People Who Overdose On Opioid Pills Continue To Use

Overdosing on a drug can quickly turn into a tragic event, but it happens every day in all parts of the world. Today, the main culprit of most overdose deaths in America is prescription opioids. They are potent, highly addictive, … Continue reading

December 17, 2015
by Staff Writer
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Only Half of Physicians Use Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs

Doctor shopping is one common way that prescription drug abusers and addicts get access to their medication of choice, which presents a problem given that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 120 people die every day in … Continue reading

December 14, 2015
by Staff Writer
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Difference Between Weed and Hashish

Although both hashish and weed come from the common drug cannabis sativa, there are some notable differences between them.  Weed consist of the dried flower tops of the cannabis plant, but when resin made up of “stalked resin glands” is … Continue reading

November 19, 2015
by admin
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The Problem With Addictive Sleep Medications

Sleeping pills like Diazepam (Valium) and other “hypnosedatives” for over a month or so may develop physical and psychological dependency depending on dosage amount, how frequently it was used, and what kind of sedative/depressant is being used. Every person reacts … Continue reading

October 26, 2015
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Specific Populations and Prescription Drug Misuse & Abuse

Although prescription drug abuse and misuse affects people of all ages, backgrounds and economic status, there are some specific populations that tend to be more vulnerable or susceptible to abuse. The rate of nonmedical use of prescription psychotherapeutic drugs was … Continue reading

September 16, 2015
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Prescription Drug Abuse: 2nd on the List of Most Abused Globally

Prescription drug abuse is on the rise at a global level, not just in the US. The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) reports that prescription drugs has moved to second on the list of the most abused and trafficked types … Continue reading

July 6, 2015
by Lets-Do-It
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How Is Ritalin Abused?

Ritalin, or methylphenidate, is a stimulant drug that affects the central nervous system in order to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD, ADHD) in children. Using this drug for reasons other than following prescribed guidelines by a medical professional can … Continue reading

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