Teen Substance Use & Abuse
One of the most difficult aspects of being a teenager is not succumbing to peer pressure. Despite what the commercials portray, “just say no” can be extremely difficult to utilize. If you have sta
What is a Synthetic Drug?
When looking for drugs, today’s teenagers no longer need to go to the shady guy in the alley or their friend at school who is known to dabble in all things illegal. “Legal” drugs such as K2, Pump
Cocaine is a known addictive substance that is illegal in almost every country however it is still consumed throughout the world. In the United States, cocaine is only second to marijuana for illicit recreational use.
While used typically
Prescription drug abuse is on the decline overall in most recent years however the prescribed medications are still the second most abused category of drugs after marijuana. The decline is partly because some prescription drugs have recentl
Marijuana is one of the most common and addictive drugs that teens will encounter. Marijuana is popular amongst your teen’s peers for the idea that it isn’t a hard drug, seen as just a way to relax and get high. The ill-informed
Inhalants are breathable chemical vapors that are used to receive a rapid high with similar effects to alcohol intoxication. The psychoactive properties involved with the users have made it an attractive drug for teens and young adults. Inh
Psilocybin Mushrooms are a fairly common drug in use today. Also known as “magic mushrooms” or “shrooms” this psychedelic drug is known to have existed for thousands of years in human culture. The earliest depictions
MDMA is a popular synthetic and psychoactive drug that contains similar effects to methamphetamine and the hallucinogen mescaline. Classified as a “club drug”, MDMA is often used by young adults in nightclubs, raves, bars, and s