DRUG INFORMATION

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Karen Hadley in Drug Information
March 2, 2022

The Singular Destructiveness of Stimulants

While some people advocate the decriminalization of all drugs, including stimulants like cocaine and methamphetamine, it’s vital to know what kind of self-destruction is occurring while a person is using these drugs.

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Karen Hadley in Drug Information
November 11, 2021

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Neonatal abstinence syndrome is a harmful effect of drug addiction. Given the adverse nature of NAS and the many other harmful side effects of substance abuse, women who struggle with drug use should seek help as soon as possible.

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Karen Hadley in Drug Information
November 3, 2021

The Deadly Dangers of Polydrug Use

Polydrug users may encounter the greatest risks of all drug users as they mix and match their drugs to suit their desires. What they may have lost sight of is how dangerous and even deadly this practice is.

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Karen Hadley in Drug Information
November 1, 2021

Drugs that Create Dramatic Emotional Changes

When you see dramatic emotional changes or fluctuations in someone you care about, if these changes make no sense, consider the possibility that short or long-term drug or alcohol abuse may be the cause.

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Ren in Drug Information
October 24, 2021

New Heroin Abuse Trend Leads to Deaths and Brain Damage

Heroin is not a new drug. It’s been a life-threatening substance plaguing the streets of America for decades. But a fatal overdose is not the only risk of using heroin. New data shows that users who smoke heroin are at risk of serious brain damage.

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Ren in Drug Information
October 22, 2021

Why You Should be Concerned About Hallucinogens

In recent years, a movement has grown in both the U.S. and Canada to recognize the alleged “benefits” of hallucinogenic drugs. The language surrounding this movement is dangerous because it serves to normalize drugs that have known harms and long-term risk factors.

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Karen Hadley in Drug Information
September 12, 2021

The State of Drug or Alcohol Abuse Among American Teens

Knowing what signs of drug use to watch for when there are teens or pre-teens in the home means monitoring the changes in the illicit drug market and patterns of use. Check out the 2020 numbers for drug use among 8th, 10th and 12th-grade students.

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Ren in Drug Information
September 5, 2021

What Is the Gray Death?

As the opioid epidemic continues to unfold, a new threat has revealed itself. It’s called the gray death, and it’s already killed several Americans.

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Ren in Drug Information
June 21, 2021

Kratom: Alternative Pain Reliever or Dangerous, Addictive Drug?

A recent study shed light on the addictive nature of kratom and the fact that it is not a safe or legitimate alternative to painkillers (as it is often promoted to be).

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Ren in Drug Information
May 15, 2021

Opiate Addiction and Loss of Eyesight

A new study shows a connection between opioid addiction and problems with eyesight. This is yet another harmful effect of opioid misuse.

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