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Dangers of MDMA Abuse and Addiction

How Addictive is MDMA? MDMA – also known as molly – is a potent and habit-forming party drug that is both a stimulant and a hallucinogen. The psychoactive drug is most commonly used in social settings and for recreational purposes, and people typically use it because they are looking for increased energy levels, increased feelings […]

Dangers of Shooting Up Benzodiazepines

More About Shooting Up Benzodiazepines Benzodiazepines, more commonly referred to as benzos, are a classification of prescription sedatives most commonly prescribed to treat anxiety and sleep-related issues like insomnia. Some of the more common brand name benzos include Xanax, Klonopin, Valium, Ativan, and Halcion. Because benzos are so potent and habit-forming, medical professionals will only […]

Getting Through Alcohol Withdrawal at Home

Is Alcohol Detox Possible By Yourself? Alcoholism is the most prevalent substance abuse disorder throughout the entire United States. A recent study showed that nearly one out of every eight American adults currently suffers from a diagnosable alcohol use disorder. Despite the high rates of alcoholism throughout the country, very few men and women seek […]

How Does Heroin Destroy Your Body?

What Heroin Does to Users Heroin is an illicit narcotic opioid, one that is commonly abused and is responsible for hundreds of overdose-related deaths annually. Physical and psychological addiction and overdose are considered long-term effects consistent with heroin abuse – however, many short and long-term effects are worth mentioning. It is important to understand that […]