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July 25, 2017
by Staff Writer
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Long and Short Term Effects of Anabolic Androgenic Steroids

Anabolic androgenic steroids are synthetic variations of the hormone called “testosterone.” The word analobic means muscle-building while androgenic means male sex characteristics. These drugs are often used to treat things like “delayed puberty,” as well as diseases such as cancer … Continue reading

June 15, 2017
by Staff Writer
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Common Date Rape Drugs And The Dangers Behind Them

The three most common date rape drugs are: Rohypnol, GHB, and Ketamine. Streetnames: Forget pill, cherry meth, black hole, and many more. These drugs are very powerful. They can affect you very quickly and without your knowing. The length of … Continue reading

June 12, 2017
by Staff Writer
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What is “Krokodil” (Desomorphine)?

Street Name: Krokodil, Crocodil Desomorphine (Dihydrodesoxymorphine or dihydrodesoxymorphine-D) is a synthetic morphine analogue synthesized in the 1930s in the United States. Its street names are “Krokodil” and “Crocodil”. Desomorphine produces an opiate-like action with a fast onset and brief action. … Continue reading

December 5, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Book of the Month : Quitting Crystal Meth

Book: Quitting Crystal Meth (What to expect and what to do) Author: Joseph Sharp Joseph Sharp is author of “Quitting Crystal Meth” (What to expect and what to do), in which he thoroughly explains how crystal meth addiction is a “chronic disease” recognized by … Continue reading

November 3, 2016
by Staff Writer
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Ecstasy Abuse Poses Serious Health Risks

Ecstasy abuse is a real life-threatening problem, especially when compulsive drug seeking behavior surrounds a person’s life. Psychological addiction to ecstasy is also a problem with compulsive users, who although are not physically dependent, the need to get high and … Continue reading

October 24, 2016
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Rave Culture Synonymous With Dangerous Drug Culture

“Rave culture” is a term that is sometimes synonymous with the term drug abuse and music culture, especially when it comes to stimulants like Molly, ecstasy (MDMA) and energy drinks mixed with alcohol. There are often hospitalizations and deaths linked … Continue reading

May 19, 2016
by Staff Writer
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NIH: Health Effects of Synthetic Cathinones?

Information is courtesy of The National Institute on Drug Abuse (Revised 2016) People who have taken synthetic cathinones have reported energizing and often agitating effects. Synthetic cathinones can also raise heart rate and blood pressure. A recent study found that … Continue reading

May 12, 2016
by Staff Writer
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NIH: “Ecstasy Gets Into the Brain Easily”

Information is courtesy of the National Institute on Drug Abuse The Neurology of Ecstasy (MDMA) – January 2007 “Ecstasy gets into the brain easily” The chemical structure of ecstasy allows it to reach the brain quickly after ingestion. Use the image … Continue reading

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