12 Dec

The Effects of Cocaine

Like any addictive substance, cocaine can have a very adverse effect on the body. These problems can crop up from the first time cocaine is used and continue to become more severe as a dependency is formed.Some of the effects of cocaine are outwardly visible...

12 Dec

Cocaine: An Overview

Cocaine use is a widespread problem in our country and the drug is becoming even easier to obtain. It is made from the coca plant and is available in different levels of purity. Like other illegal drugs, cocaine is an addictive substance that negatively affects...

01 Dec

Heroin: Effects and Treatment

Heroin is a highly addictive, illegal drug that has many adverse health risks. Some of the side effects are only temporary and occur the first time the drug is used. Many other side effects are attributed to pervasive use of the drug and have long...

28 Nov

Meth: An Overview

Methamphetamine is a drug contained in prescription medications to treat disorders like narcolepsy and ADHD. In the past it was also used as a nasal decongestant and bronchial inhaler. Because it can be easily manufactured using over-the-counter ingredients, abuse of methamphetamine is a widespread problem.   Also...