Drugs

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19 Oct

5 Key Studies to Read About Teenage Marijuana Use

The Internet is full of misinformation about teenage cannabis use. Going right to the experts will provide you with accurate, peer-reviewed and up-to-date research on how teenagers in the United States are using marijuana along with the impact their usage has on them. Here are five...

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03 Oct

Teen Methamphetamine Use is Rising: Here’s Why

Drug trends are constantly changing. What might be a popular drug of choice today, can easily be obsolete in several years. This is often due to many factors including access, awareness and the prevalence of new, emerging drugs. One drug that appears to be on...

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22 Aug

Ketamine and Depression: What Parents Need to Know

Ketamine is best-known as a potentially harmful substance that is often abused at parties, clubs and raves due to its hallucinogenic effects. However, a growing number of studies are finding that ketamine can be helpful for treating depression when other treatments aren’t working. Ketamine as a...

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19 Aug

Why Synthetic Drugs are Becoming More Popular

With the fast rate at which drug trends always seem to be evolving, it can be difficult to keep up and know what current risks are out there. One trend that has been increasing in popularity is the use of synthetic drugs. Here's what you...

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05 Aug

A Brief History of Opiates

Stretching back in time, all the way back to the era of Mesopotamia at the end of the third millenium B.C., records of opiate use can be found. Now, their use is banned in some cases, while prescribed in others in the United States. How...

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25 Jul

Is Recovery Different with Different Types of Drugs?

Recovery is often used as an umbrella term for substance abuse with little regard for how recovery may differ from one drug to another. Drugs like cocaine, narcotics, marijuana and alcohol all have different properties and chemicals that can affect the way one experiences recovery....

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13 Jul

Marijuana and Psychosis: What You Need to Know

Although it's a commonly known fact that using marijuana (also known as cannabis) can induce temporary psychotic and/or hallucinatory symptoms in teenagers, there may also be an association between regular marijuana use and long-term psychosis. ...

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13 Jul

What is Dabbing and Is It Dangerous?

Though there are many ways to consume marijuana, "dabbing" is becoming increasingly popular for teens and regular marijuana users looking for a way to experiment with how they use the drug....

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