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Amphetamine is a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant commonly prescribed for the treatment of ADD/ADHD or narcolepsy. Amphetamine abuse has become a significant challenge facing the United States. Prescription stimulants, such as Adderall, along with illicit amphetamines like methamphetamine, are highly addictive and potentially harmful
An overdose on drugs or alcohol can lead to life-threatening effects. These effects will vary depending on the substance(s) used. In general, however, an overdose in any form will likely cause confusion and disorientation, profoundly slowed respiration and heart rate, and can result in an
Fentanyl and heroin are both opioid drugs that bind to specific receptors in the brain, thereby mitigating sensations of pain and inducing feelings of pleasure and reward. Both are incredibly potent, fast-acting, and can be lethal in just one dose. Fentanyl vs. Heroin: The Basics
The importance of being adequately hydrated can not be understated. And this concept is certainly nothing new. Most of know that hydration is important for a variety of reasons related to proper functioning of the mind and body. However, there are other reasons why hydration
Carfentanil is a synthetic opioid that induces effects similar to heroin, but it is as much as 50,000 times more potent. It is an analog of fentanyl—another powerful painkiller used to mitigate severe pain and in clinical settings for general anesthesia. However, unlike fentanyl, carfentanil
Overcoming an addiction can be incredibly challenging. And while the journey to recovery involves taking many steps, the first few are usually the hardest. Regardless of whether or not you follow the twelve steps or other programs, you will quickly realize one critical point: recovery