Drug Trends

5 06, 2019

Federal Guidelines Have Made Changes to the Type of Drugs Tested for Employment Drug Screens

2019-06-06T18:06:26+00:00June 5th, 2019|0 Comments

Beginning October 1, 2017, the guidelines have changed for how federal employees will be tested for drugs. Starting January 1, 2018, these changes will go into effect. The federal government now has the authority to test for four semi-synthetic opioids: oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone. These legal prescription semi-synthetic opioid pain medications are commonly known under the brand names [...]

1 06, 2019

8 Drugs that Don’t Mix with Prozac

2019-06-06T18:05:31+00:00June 1st, 2019|16 Comments

Prozac is a common antidepressant prescribed to treat depression that cannot be mixed with other medications or illicit drugs. Doctors are diagnosing more and more Americans with depression. With rising depression rates, it's no surprise that 13% of Americans take antidepressants. The depressants help stabilize and lift their moods, so they can live their life to the fullest. 8 [...]

31 05, 2019

Is It OK To Quit Smoking Weed Cold Turkey?

2019-06-06T18:04:33+00:00May 31st, 2019|127 Comments

Is It OK To Quit Smoking Weed Cold Turkey? Smoking pot may seem fun at first. It makes you laugh. You get the munchies. Life seems more interesting. But, before long, smoking pot stops being fun and becomes an obnoxious and expensive habit that you have to maintain. Smoking Weed Is Fun……. Until It Isn’t You stop laughing. You [...]

29 05, 2019

Types of Cutting Agents Added to Cocaine and Their Effects

2019-06-06T18:04:00+00:00May 29th, 2019|27 Comments

Once cocaine hits the streets in America, it is often cut with a bunch of agents to buff it out. This gives dealers a bigger profit. Types of Cutting Agents Added to Cocaine and Their Effects Cocaine purity hovered around 69% in 2004. However, in recent years, purity levels have gone up. It's much easier to get higher quality [...]

25 05, 2019

The Dangers of Snorting Adderall

2019-06-06T18:03:15+00:00May 25th, 2019|2 Comments

The dangers of snorting Adderall are plentiful, and yet, people still do it. Why would anyone snort Adderall anyway? Snorting Adderall is a way to get the drug into the system faster than taking the pills. The downside is that it can and does have devastating consequences on the body. The Dangers of Snorting Adderall Many people use Adderall [...]

21 05, 2019

Everything You Need to Know about Vyvanse Misuse, Abuse and Dependence

2019-06-06T17:56:45+00:00May 21st, 2019|0 Comments

While most people are familiar with ADHD prescription stimulants such as Adderall or Ritalin, fewer patients are knowledgeable about Vyvanse, another prescription-only amphetamine. While marketed as a safer alternative to other medications with higher potential for abuse, there are still some significant concerns about Vyvanse that you should be aware of. “We treat prescription drug addiction and accept many [...]

15 05, 2019

GHB – What You Need to Know about “Liquid Ecstasy”

2019-06-06T17:55:28+00:00May 15th, 2019|0 Comments

“Something that puts you into a coma is not something (most people) voluntarily do. Normal people don't say, 'I'm looking forward to my next coma.' "  ~Alan Leshner, former Executive Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse GHB – What You Need to Know about “Liquid Ecstasy” It’s been described as “easy to buy as a pizza”. GHB [...]

13 05, 2019

Prescription Crystal Meth – How Common Is Desoxyn Abuse?

2019-06-06T17:55:04+00:00May 13th, 2019|0 Comments

Prescription Crystal Meth – How Common Is Desoxyn Abuse? Desoxyn is a central nervous system stimulant, used mostly to treat severe cases of ADHD or obesity that are non-responsive to other treatments. It is one of the strongest stimulants a doctor can prescribe, and because of its potency, it’s frequently subject to abuse. When used above prescribed doses, it [...]

11 05, 2019

Cross Faded: When You’re Drunk AND Stoned

2019-06-06T17:54:44+00:00May 11th, 2019|0 Comments

Cross Faded: When You’re Drunk AND Stoned When you are high and drunk at the same time, you are said to be “cross faded”. And although that may SOUND like a lot of fun, the truth is mixing alcohol and marijuana can be a spectacularly bad idea. What is Cross Fading? “It’s apples and vegetables. [...]

9 05, 2019

Devil’s Breath: Why Scopolamine Abuse is So Terrifying

2019-06-06T17:54:18+00:00May 9th, 2019|2 Comments

"It’s not a drug you can buy in the way you might buy some other new psychoactive substance, some legal high, or whatever. It’s not available in that sense because it’s not a drug you would want to take for any pleasurable purpose.” ~ Dr. Les King, chemist and former forensic scientist Devil's Breath: Why Scopolamine Abuse is So [...]