Different types of addictive substances and their effects

Types of addictive substances Stimulants- (cocaine, crack, amphetamines) give a temporary illusion of enhanced power and energy. As the initial elevation of mood fades, depression and other serious medical problems may emerge, including heart attacks, seizures, strokes, and violent, erratic, anxious, or paranoid behavior. 2. Cocaine use during pregnancy may result in miscarriage, stillbirth, or […]

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A Toolbox for Recovery: What to put in yours.

WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM A TOOLBOX? Whether you are thinking about sobriety, are in the early stages of it, or are well into it, you can benefit from having a Toolbox. Actually, if you are human you can benefit from a Toolbox. If you are still drinking/drugging/whatevering, you can start incorporating these things NOW. By […]

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Drug Route through body..

Drug Administration and Distribution Drugs can enter the body a variety of ways. The easiest way to get a drug into the bloodstream is to inject it directly into a vein. If a drug is ingested by mouth, smoked, or snorted, it must pass several barriers before reaching the bloodstream. Once in the bloodstream, the […]

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