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What Illicit Drug Use Involves Needles?

By |2021-05-11T23:27:49+00:00April 30th, 2021|Categories: Drug Abuse|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Injecting drugs with needles is a common way people abuse prescription and illicit drugs. According to UNAIDs, about 12.7 million people worldwide inject drugs. Injection delivers the drug straight into the bloodstream, producing an immediate “high.” However, it is particularly risky and should be avoided.

Those who find themselves unable to resist the urge to inject […]

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 […]

What are the Dangers of Using Needles for Drugs?

By |2021-02-02T19:16:51+00:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Drug Abuse, Heroin, Meth, Opioids|Tags: , , , , , , |

Injecting drugs is the most dangerous way to use drugs. While there are different ways to use drugs, snorting, ingesting, smoking and injecting, it could be strongly argued that injection with the use of hypodermic needles poses the highest risk for negative health effects. The practice of injecting drugs into the bloodstream with […]

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