Is Adderall Addictive?

Is Adderall Addictive

Adderall is in the news more and more as of late. The reasons for this vary, including soaring ADHD diagnoses, widespread Adderall abuse on college campuses where it’s known as the study drug, and the ongoing Adderall shortage. Regardless of the reasons behind all of the attention, behind all this coverage lies a variety of […]

Are Muscle Relaxers Addictive?

Are Muscle Relaxers Addictive

Muscle relaxers a widely used prescription medication for pain relief, have become increasingly popular in recent years. However, many people are questioning the addictive potential of these drugs. In this article, we will explore the question, “Are muscle relaxers addictive?” and discuss various aspects of muscle relaxers, including over-the-counter options, natural alternatives, and the dangers […]

Mixing Drugs With Alcohol: What Are the Dangers?

Mixing Drugs with Alcohol What are the Dangers

What Is Polysubstance Use? Polysubstance use is when a person abuses at least two or more substances. One example of this would be using two common party drugs like MDMA and ketamine together to increase their euphoric effects. A more common example of polysubstance use would be mixing drugs and alcohol – particularly marijuana, cigarettes, […]

What Is the Most Addictive Drug?

What is the Most Addictive Drug

Experts estimate some 23 million Americans deal with drug addiction at some point. Over 75% of them don’t seek treatment. The vast majority don’t get professional treatment, making it a hugely under-addressed public health issue. Unsurprisingly, there are close to 100,000 deaths from drug overdoses every year. In monetary terms, the damage of drug addiction […]

How To Stop Binge Drinking

How to Stop Binge Drinking

Many people who have a tumultuous relationship with alcohol have searched for answers on how to stop binge drinking. Often, people get caught in this cycle of alcohol abuse due to the belief that because they don’t overdrink all of the time, they don’t have a “real” problem. Here, we will discuss this dangerous drinking […]

How Long Does PCP Stay in Your System?

How Long Does PCP Stay in your System

Recovering from a substance use disorder is as much a psychological process as it is physical. Those in recovery often find themselves battling within their own minds with negative thought patterns. Feelings of worthlessness eat away at one’s self-esteem. Often, negative thoughts can fuel crippling anxiety and depression, driving many people back to drugs. People […]

Can You Overdose on LSD?

Can You Overdose on LSD?

What Is LSD? LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) is a powerful hallucinogenic and psychedelic drug derived from the ergot fungus, which typically grows on rye and other grains. It’s known for its profound effects on the brain, leading to altered perceptions, thoughts, and feelings. You can’t overdose on LSD, but the potential harm should be concerning […]

What Are the Signs of Cocaine Addiction?

What Is Cocaine? Cocaine is a powerful stimulant drug derived from the leaves of the coca plant, which is native to South America. It is commonly found in two forms: powdered cocaine, also known as coke or blow, and crack cocaine, a more potent and highly addictive form. Together, these two variants defined the latter […]

Is Lean a Drug?

Is Lean a Drug

What Is Lean? Lean is a street drug made from a combination of soft drinks, candy, and codeine cough syrup. It’s popular among adolescents in urban areas, particularly in the South, who often get together to make it. Some nicknames for Lean include: Lean first emerged in and around 1960s Houston. It then exploded in […]

Is Ketamine Addictive?

Is Ketamine Addictive

What is Ketamine? Ketamine is a dissociative drug designed for short-term pain relief that’s popularly abused for recreational purposes. It was originally developed as a supplementary anesthetic to morphine when there is refractory pain the morphine fails to treat. Many are wondering, is ketamine addictive? While it does not carry the same danger for addiction […]