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How To Spot A Possible Heroin User

By |2021-04-15T19:49:02+00:00January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Family, Heroin, Opioids|Tags: , , , , , , |

 

Heroin is an extremely dangerous and addictive illicit drug. It can come in many forms and goes by many different names but it often comes in a fine white, brown, or black powder. Another popular form of heroin is black tar heroin, and as the name implies, it looks like black tar and is sticky […]

Where Did Meth Come From? A History of Methamphetamine

By |2020-12-16T21:23:31+00:00December 16th, 2020|Categories: Drug Abuse, Meth|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Today, there are more than 1.6 million Americans who report having abused crystal meth sometime within the past year. Out of that number, roughly one million of them will also state that they suffered from a methamphetamine use disorder within that same year. A substance use disorder, also known as an addiction, is when someone […]

Before You Use Meth, Read This First

By |2021-03-30T23:20:22+00:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Drug Abuse, Meth|Tags: , , , , , , |

Meth is a very dangerous and highly addictive drug. It is used by a wide range of different types of people in the United States. However, it is typically more common among old teens or young adults, with the average age of a meth user being around 30 years old, much younger than cocaine […]

What is the Difference Between Norco, Heroin, and Fentanyl?

By |2021-01-22T21:22:02+00:00October 9th, 2020|Categories: Heroin, Opioids|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Opioids are a class of drugs that are naturally found in the opium poppy plant and target the opioid receptors in the brain to produce effects very similar to morphine. Manu opioid medications work by blocking pain signals to the brain. Even though there are many different opioids, Norcos, heroin, and fentanyl are some of the most popular substances that are commonly abused by people who suffer from an addiction or substance abuse problem. With so many different opioid drugs on the market, it is easy to be confused about the differences between them, so here is a brief explanation of Norcos, heroin, and fentanyl.

What Drugs Cause Scabs or Lesions on the Skin?

By |2021-01-22T21:22:46+00:00September 28th, 2020|Categories: Drug Abuse, Meth|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Are you concerned that a loved one may be abusing drugs because you have seen what appear to be lesions or scabs on the skin? These types of skin sores just never really seem to go away, or sometimes they even seem to get worse. Unfortunately, with drug and alcohol abuse, scabs and lesions on […]

How Much Does Crystal Meth Cost in Texas?

By |2021-02-02T19:03:12+00:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Drug Abuse, Meth, Recovery|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

 

When looking at the average price of crystal meth, the street value can vary from city to city, state to state, region to region. Due to our close proximity to the source of 90 percent of the meth available in the United States, the price of meth is typically lower in Texas, than in […]

Crystal Meth is Making a Worrisome Comeback in Texas

By |2021-02-02T19:04:34+00:00July 31st, 2019|Categories: Drug Abuse, Mental Health, Meth, Rehabilitation, Teen Rehab|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

 

 

While the news headlines are dominated by the opioid epidemic ravaging the United States, crystal meth is making a relatively silent, but deadly return. According to the Centers for Disease Control, the rate of overdose deaths for methamphetamine more than tripled from 2011 to 2016 and that number keeps growing […]

Why is Meth so Hard to Quit?

By |2021-02-02T19:05:58+00:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: Drug Abuse, Mental Health, Meth|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Methamphetamine, speed, ice, or crystal meth is hard to quit simply because it is one of the most addictive drugs known to exist. In the 1990’s and early 2000’s methamphetamine was a major problem in Texas and across the whole nation because the ingredients were relatively easy to obtain at your local, street corner drug […]

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