Friday, February 15th, 2019

Is Kratom Dangerous?

Is Kratom Dangerous?

Yes. Kratom is potentially dangerous especially if it is taken with other drugs or in large amounts.

What is Ritalin lung?

What is Ritalin lung? Ritalin is the common name for methylphenidate, classified by the Drug Enforcement Administration as a Schedule II narcotic—the same classification as cocaine, morphine and amphetamines. It is abused by teens for its stimulant effects. Even when Ritalin is used as a prescription drug, it may have severe effects including nervousness, insomnia, […]

Ketamollicaine

Ketamolliecaine There is no limit on the lengths people will go to get high. Whether it’s taking large doses of over-the-counter medications (e.g. “Robo-tripping”), creating chemical laden substances sold “legally” and labeled “not for human consumption” (e.g. “Spice”, “Bath Salts”), or combining  street drugs (e.g. “candy-flipping”, “speed-balling”), the drug world is always evolving. Ketamine, molly […]

How to talk to your kids about drugs

The sooner you begin talking to your kids about drugs the better. Sometimes pressure from peers and outside sources can begin as early as fourth grade so it is important that you as a parent bring up the conversation about drugs. Just like you want to protect them from illness you can protect them from […]

Top six reasons teens abuse prescription drugs

There are multiple reasons teens abuse prescription drugs but nearly all of them have to do with the fact that they don’t have to go to a shady street corner to get them and that they are cheap. Here are the top six reasons teen’s abuse prescription drugs: 1.    Easy to get from parent’s medicine […]

Warning Signs of Teenage Alcohol and Drug Abuse

January 7, 2013 by  
Filed under Teen Drug Abuse

It can be difficult to determine if your teen is abusing drugs and alcohol. Some of the signs of teen alcohol abuse like isolation or unkempt appearance can also be normal signs of puberty. Maybe you caught your teen smoking pot. They swear it was the first time, or that the pot isn’t theirs. How […]