Heroin Use Soaring Suburban Teens Most At Risk

A new trend is happening with teens concerning drug use; and it’s not underage drinking, marijuana or synthetic drug use. The drug of choice for teens has just become heroin. And the number of teens using the drug is shocking. Many might think that heroin is a drug only taken by the homeless or those from inner cities or that “grew up poor.” Heroin use, however is affecting middle class suburban teens all over American with the result being devastation for users and families alike. If you are a parent, you should be concerned. The drug is popping up in…

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The Basics Of Crack Cocaine Addiction

Crack cocaine is widely thought of as one of the most addictive drugs in existence. Crack is an even more addictive form of cocaine. It is produced by making a solution of cocaine, sodium bicarbonate and water. The solution is boiled and a hard substance separates from the water. This substance is broken or cut into pieces called “rocks”, usually weighing one-tenth to one-half a gram. The Drug Enforcement Administration reports that crack rocks are generally from 75 to 90 percent pure cocaine. Crack is typically smoked in glass pipes but can also be sprinkled or “laced” into marijuana cigarettes.…

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