Adderall is a prescription stimulant that is prescribed to treat ADHD. Adderall helps people with ADHD to improve their ability to concentrate. Within the last couple of years, Adderall use has increased among college students . While some may believe this is because more people are diagnosed with ADHD now than in previous years, this [...] Read More
America has an opioid problem. Opioid overdose is one of the leading causes of death in the United States . There are several different kinds of opioids. Some are prescription drugs, like Oxycontin, and others, like heroin, are street drugs. Prescription opioids like oxycontin are used for pain management. While it’s good that scientists have [...] Read More
Cocaine is a highly addictive drug . Cocaine is a stimulant drug and makes people feel euphoric and energized, and it can also make people more sensitive to sound, sight, and touch . Even though cocaine can make some people feel good temporarily, it does have short and long-term health effects. Short-term health effects can [...] Read More
Prescription benzodiazepine (or “benzo”) drugs such as Klonopin can provide lifesaving help and support to people suffering from numerous illnesses ranging from anxiety disorders to epilepsy. However, drugs like Klonopin also have a high potential for abuse and addiction. In fact, the National Survey on Drug Use and Health estimates that approximately 5.4 million people [...] Read More
In the United States, synthetic opioid drugs are the most common drugs involved in drug overdose deaths , with over 36,000 people dying from overdoses involving synthetic opioids in 2019 . One of the most addictive and deadly synthetic opioids is a drug called fentanyl. According to a report by the National Institute on Drug [...] Read More
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