Drug addicts will never cease to amaze society with their creativity for finding new, cheap, legal ways to get high. Years ago Jr. High and High School-aged kids frequented pharmacies to purchase and consume mass quantities of Robitussin cough syrup, Coricidin Cold and Cough (known as “Triple C’s”) and Dramamine motion sickness medication to get a cheap LSD-type high that is undetectable on drug tests. These drugs are legal, sold over-the-counter without a prescription, and can be purchased by anyone, regardless of age.
When someone goes into treatment, they are vulnerable and they hope to figure out their problems and start a new life once they are done. Unfortunately, too often they go to a rehab center where treatment comes secondary to turning a profit.
Guns and addiction to alcohol or drugs could be a very bad mix. Should states allow a person using or addicted to drugs or alcohol to possess or use a gun?
The behavior of an addicted person can be baffling and frustrating. Learn what these traits are and what you can do about it.
According to HealthResearchFunding.org, the average person with a Xanax addiction will take between 20-30 pills every day. The drug severely inhibits a person’s reasoning ability and, in addition, it is often mixed with other drugs and alcohol.
What could be worse than the mainstream use and acceptance of hardcore psychedelic drugs? The only thing that comes to mind is the sudden popularity of “mircrodosing” LSD.
From personal experience and multiple years of working one-on-one with addicts, I have seen the ups and the downs that go along with "miracle cures” like Suboxone.
At one time, it was primarily the young who struggled with drug use and addiction. That pattern no longer exists. New information reveals that more middle-aged Americans are continually being added to the rolls of the addicted.
It was just a grubby, flattened box that had obviously been driven over a hundred times as it lay in the street. But since it had once held a constipation remedy, could it have been a sign of heroin or opioid addiction in the neighborhood?
A new study reveals the rapidly increasing number of newborns struggling with sickness and discomfort when they are no longer exposed to the opioids their mothers were consuming.