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Why Do I Keep Using Meth? Ways to Stay Clean

By |2021-05-11T23:53:46+00:00May 11th, 2021|Categories: Meth, Recovery|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

You’ve gone through recovery, and things are starting to fall back into place. But for one reason or the other, you slip and end up using meth. So, you start over again, only to find yourself in what feels like square one – using meth, yet again.

So, now, you can’t help but wonder why this […]

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 […]

Before You Use Meth, Read This First

By |2021-04-30T20:06:21+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 Drugs Cause Scabs or Lesions on the Skin?

By |2021-04-30T20:07:05+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 […]

Hygiene and Drug Use: Why Does Use Cause a Lack of Care?

By |2021-01-28T20:14:59+00:00September 3rd, 2020|Categories: Drug Abuse|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

It can be very sad when we see a loved one who is putting off their appearance, or is not taking care of themselves, because of drug abuse or drug addiction. If you, or a loved one, need help getting back on the road to a healthy, sober life, then we are here to help! We can answer any questions you may have about the recovery process and would love to teach you the tools to get back on the road to loving yourself again!

Can I Get COVID-19 From Drug Use?

By |2021-03-30T23:22:45+00:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Drug Abuse|Tags: , , , , , , , |

 

The coronavirus, also commonly known as COVID-19, has rapidly swept across the globe, ultimately causing worldwide economic shut downs in the hopes of flattening the curve to potentially save millions of lives that are at risk of death from this dangerous virus. The problem with COVID-19 is that the virus can last on surfaces for […]

How Do Drug Cartels Affect Drug Flow Into The US?

By |2020-08-20T20:54:19+00:00June 18th, 2020|Categories: Drug Abuse|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Mexican transnational organized crime groups, often referred to as cartels, have spent several decades establishing intricate, complex routes and connections to smuggle illegal drugs across the United States and Mexico border. Border Patrol, and other governing agencies such as the DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) and FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), have been waging […]

Nootropics: A Dangerous New Addiction

By |2020-03-25T19:36:05+00:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: Drug Abuse, Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

It is true that not all nootropic drugs are considered to be dangerous, but there are still those who have very serious side effects. Part of what makes these drugs so compelling is that they are usually medically prescribed or available for purchase over the counter, so people associate them with having less risk. Another component that increases the danger level of these drugs is what is known as increased tolerance, sometimes the user needs more and more to achieve the desired effect, this can cause them to use more of the same drug, or turn to other more harmful drugs instead.

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