The use and abuse of prescription drugs like Rohypnol among Native Americans is higher than most other ethnic groups. On average, Native American youth are three times more likely than other ethnic groups to overdose on prescription drugs resulting in a fatal occurrence. Over a quarter of Native Americans between the ages of 18 and…

Steroids, or more appropriately anabolic steroids, are synthetic chemicals related to male sex hormones. Medically, anabolic steroids are commonly used as hormone replacement therapy in some men, teens suffering from late puberty, and for muscle loss in certain diseases. However, bodybuilders and athletes (among others), who use them to build muscles and enhance performance, commonly…

It is easy to get bogged down in statistics and miss the truths of recreational drug use and addiction. 18-25 year-olds are using LSD, other hallucinogens and a variety of drugs. If you are a young adult, you are not immune to addiction. If you are a parent worried about an adult child, don’t deny…

When you learn that a loved one is experimenting with LSD, you learn that you have the opportunity to make a change. You can help a child, parent, friend or coworker. You can look for signs that someone is experimenting with LSD. You can reach out in an appropriate and effective way. Increased Anxiety or…

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, two-thirds of the 18-25 year-old population abuse Rohypnol. As this drug continually infiltrates this specific group, more and more young adults suffer the consequences of drug abuse. People in this age group abuse Rohypnol in any of the following locations: College parties account for a large majority of…

On This Page: LSD and Tolerance LSD Overdose LSD Side Effects Finding Treatment Taking high doses of the hallucinogenic drug LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) leads to unpredictable consequences, possibly landing a person in the emergency room with psychotic thoughts, a racing heart and elevated blood pressure. Treatment for LSD overdose varies, but should include psychological counseling to…

On This Page: Understanding Marijuana Abuse Understanding Steroid Abuse Marijuana + Steroids = Complications Moving Forward When marijuana and steroids are used together individuals risk having physical side effects as well as mental health issues. This article will focus on the connection between marijuana abuse and steroid abuse as well as the common health problems…

When LSD use spreads among a group of friends or through a neighborhood, whole communities feel the impact. A potent hallucinogenic drug, LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) distorts a person’s ability to make rational decisions. In a group setting, the drug contributes to added danger as one person’s unpredictable reaction to the drug spills over to…

Sadly, only a small percentage of those individuals who need drug or alcohol addiction treatment ever get the professional help they need. For those fortunate enough to find an appropriate rehab center in their area, there is a choice to make: opt for inpatient or outpatient treatment? Both these rehab program styles offer many of…