Drug Addiction

March 15, 2024

Alex Thompson

Are Common Toads Poisonous to Humans? What You Need to Know Reptiles & Amphibians

Cases of cardiotoxicity in humans have been documented due to toad poisoning. It’s also common for small children to handle and try to lick a toad, not understanding the danger or general icky-ness of the act. Toad toxins are highly poisonous to cats and dogs, and many have been killed after grabbing the toads with […]

Drug Addiction

March 15, 2024

Alex Thompson

Drug addiction substance use disorder Symptoms and causes

You can recover from heroin use disorder when you receive the right treatment. According to Connors, using therapies that help reprogram negative core beliefs at the heart of substance use disorder can be very helpful. The nasal spray form of naloxone allows you and nonmedical caregivers to administer it. Your susceptibility to substance use disorder […]

Drug Addiction

March 15, 2024

Alex Thompson

Ecstasy Symptoms and Warning Signs

Though known today mainly as a recreational drug, ecstasy has been used off-label in medical contexts. Ecstasy was explored as a therapeutic drug in the 1970s, as some psychotherapists believed it opened people up and enhanced their potential for empathy and understanding of one another. Unlike other recreational drugs such as cocaine and nicotine, which […]

Drug Addiction

March 15, 2024

Alex Thompson

Older Adults National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism NIAAA

An important future direction will be to expand the evidence-base for the treatment of older adults. This could include new clinical trials with less restrictive inclusion criteria, use of electronic medical records and observational studies, and simulations, as well as a combination of all these approaches (Blanco et al., 2017). Societal norms tend to reinforce […]

Drug Addiction

March 14, 2024

Alex Thompson

Addiction Among Males

These trends suggest that much of the historical difference in the prevalence of both substance use and SUDs may have been attributable to social and cultural factors and not biological sex differences. Nonetheless, a wide array of differences have been identified that suggest that sexual dimorphisms–including, but not exclusively related to gonadal hormones–can impact the […]

Drug Addiction

March 14, 2024

Alex Thompson

Substance Abuse Counseling: Definitions, Requirements and Finding a Counselor

Substance abuse counselors are required to be licensed to practice legally. This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience and observe experienced professionals within the field. It’s also an opportunity to learn more about a more specific career path. SAMHSA’s updated Overdose Prevention and Response Toolkit provides guidance to a wide range of individuals on preventing […]

Drug Addiction

March 14, 2024

Alex Thompson

12 Illegal Street Drugs: Krokodil, Molly, Flakka, and More

These were more expensive and people often claimed that they produced the most natural highs. Reaching out for help from friends and family can be a great way to gain support. If you communicate your problems about ecstasy and express the desire for help, you can avoid substance use disorders. When you begin to feel […]

Drug Addiction

March 13, 2024

Alex Thompson

Signs and Symptoms of Spice Abuse

These three drugs all have an inconsistent quality, and people who regularly use them often develop addictive behaviors. Synthetic marijuana products are usually sold in colorful, shiny pouches or plastic bottles emblazoned with catchy names, such as Matrix, Blue Giant, Scooby Snax and Black Mamba. Moreover, Spice may appear more attractive because it is not […]

Drug Addiction

March 13, 2024

Alex Thompson

Crack Cocaine Symptoms And Warning Signs

A person using crack will become fidgety when they are on the drug, and even when they are off the drug. When they are on the drug their nervous system will be stimulated causing their hands to twitch and even sometimes the grinding of their teeth. Once it has come to light that someone is […]

Drug Addiction

March 13, 2024

Alex Thompson

Effects of Molly Signs of MDMA and Ecstasy Use

This will provide insight into Molly’s destructive capabilities as well as the best and most prudent forms of treatment. Additionally, while MDMA may not be physiologically addictive, many of the drugs that are used in Molly are. Regardless of the physiological addictiveness, any drug can be psychologically addictive, and MDMA is highly dangerous due to […]

Drug Addiction