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Barbiturate Overdose: Risks, Side Effects, and Symptoms

Barbiturate Overdose: Risks, Side Effects, and Symptoms

If you hear a friend or loved one mention “angel dust” in conversation, they might be talking about an illegal drug called PCP. In previous decades, PCP abuse was a big problem and it has slowly made a comeback. Becoming familiar with these terms can help you pick up on conversations about possible drug use.

What Is Angel Dust?

What Is Angel Dust?

If you hear a friend or loved one mention “angel dust” in conversation, they might be talking about an illegal drug called PCP. In previous decades, PCP abuse was a big problem and it has slowly made a comeback. Becoming familiar with these terms can help you pick up on conversations about possible drug use.

Meth Mouth: How Does Methamphetamine Addiction Affect Teeth?

Meth Mouth: How Does Methamphetamine Addiction Affect Teeth? man suffers from meth mouth

Meth mouth is a result of chronic methamphetamine abuse and addiction. Although the body and brain can heal from many of the damaging side effects of meth addiction, in most cases, the dental damage caused by meth (including meth mouth) is irreversible. In addition to skin damage from shooting meth, meth mouth is often one […]

How Long Does Marijuana Stay In Your System?

How Long Does Marijuana Stay In Your System? marijuana joints

The duration of time marijuana stays in your system will vary depending on the dose, the method of use, and several other factors.  What Is Marijuana? Marijuana is a mind-altering psychoactive drug that is derived from the cannabis sativa plant. It’s also commonly referred to as weed and pot and it’s the most commonly abused […]

How Long Does Tramadol Stay In Your System?

How Long Does Tramadol Stay In Your System? tramadol pills and tablets

Tramadol is frequently prescribed to relieve pain after surgery or to treat conditions that cause chronic pain. Tramadol is eliminated from your system in about two days, but it may be detectible for longer than that using certain drug tests. This timeline isn’t an exact science and the rate at which tramadol is eliminated from […]

What Happens When You Mix Ativan and Alcohol?

What Happens When You Mix Ativan and Alcohol? ativan pills and alcohol

Alcohol is a central nervous system (CNS) depressant. So, when you drink, you might experience a calming feeling. Combining alcohol with other CNS depressants can intensify that feeling and is dangerous to your health, even if you do it accidentally. Mixing Ativan and alcohol is relatively common among people who abuse addictive substances because using […]

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