Posts Tagged Substance abuse

Rise in Alcohol Admissions Due to Alcoholism

Alcohol abuse became quite common in almost all groups of people. Being a legal drug it gained more popularity among the teenagers. But the fact is that, the younger a person consumes alcohol the greater will be the negative impacts on him. Since, teen brains are tender and are still in the developing stage, use […]


Substance Abuse More Likely in ADHD Diagnosed Children

A study conducted by the researchers of the Massachusetts General Hospital Pediatric Psychopharmacology unit revealed that kids who are diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to get addicted to illicit drugs. The details of the study were published under the June issue in the Journal of American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. […]


Advantages of Multi-Panel Drug Test Kits over Single Panel Test Kits

Multi-panel panel drug test kits are used to detect drug metabolites in the urine sample collected from the specified person. The increased use of harmful substances like marijuana, cocaine, and amphetamines among the teenagers made their parents to be aware of their kids unhealthy habits. This made them to conduct regular drug tests at home […]

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What are the Effects of PCP on Human Body?

Phencyclidine(PCP) is considered as a disseminative drug as it gives a feel that mind gets separated from the body. Several short-term and long-term health effects are seen with PCP abuse. Effects of PCP on Brain: Interaction between nerve cells and neurotransmitter serotonin is disrupted. This may result in distortion of perceptions of sound and sight. […]


Drug Abuse and Its Impact on Teens

Illegal drugs like cocaine, marijuana, opium, methamphetamine and so on are consumed for happiness and excitement. The drug addiction by teens is increasing these days because of two main reasons, peer pressure and depression. Youth are mostly found to be forced by their peers for drug abuse. It is also found that, when teens come […]

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Facts about Drug Abuse and Addiction

Drugs are the chemicals, which have susceptible impact on neuro-chemical balance of human brain that effects feelings and actions of an individual. Abusing drugs often or regularly leads to addiction. Although there is no particular age limit for drug addiction, earlier abuse causes more serious drug addiction. Reasons for addiction Every abuser has a different […]

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Why Saliva-Drug-Test works in many situations?

Now-a-days, saliva drug test is becoming a common method for drug test. This test is used to detect the presence of drugs in the body. Earlier, other tests like urine test, blood tests, hair follicle tests were used. Here, there are no needles required, and it does not have any infection related risks. Because of […]

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Cocaine Can Cause Heart Attack

Cocaine is psychologically and physically addictive drug, but it is used by few people that is you can be killed the first time you try it. The release of the chemical is activated by cocaine is called as dopamine and it is prevented from get reabsorbed into the body. The results in a state of […]


Facts Parents Need to Know About Marijuana Abuse

Effect of the marijuana on user is dependent on the strength or potency of the THC which is presented in marijuana. It is most illegal drug in U.S. Marijuana is taken from hemp plant. People never heard of it in US before 1960, but it got pretty famous in the later years. According to government […]

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Types Of Illegal Drugs and Effects

Illegal drugs are addictive. They cause illness and some times diseases which cannot be cured for many years. Abuse usage of drugs leads to addictiveness towards the drugs. They are banned by the nations across the world and even they are offensive. If any person is found consuming the drug he may be punished. In […]