SERIAL SPEEDBALLING: Sequencing cocaine, cough syrup, and heroin over a 1 to 2 day period A- BOOT: Under the influence of drugs AGONIES: Withdrawal symptoms CHALKED UP: Under the influence of cocaine HEAVEN AND HELL: PCP PHARMING: Consuming a mixture of prescription substances TARDUST: Cocaine TWEAK MISSION: On a mission to find crack WAKE UPS: […]

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  Amphetamines Street Drug Names: Bennies, Black Beauties, Bumble Bees, Co-pilots, Crank, Cross Tops, Crystal Meth, Dexies, Footballs, Hearts, Hot Ice, Ice, L.A. Glass, Meth, MDMA, Pep Pills, Speed, Uppers, Wake Ups Toxicology Detection: 48 to 72 hours Psychological Effects: A low dose can cause alertness, euphoria, increased motor performance and energy, as well as […]

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There are many ways to keep your family and friends drug free. Every family has expectations of behavior that are determined by principles and standards. These add up to “values.” Children who decide not to use alcohol or other drugs often make this decision because they have strong convictions against the use of these substances. […]

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Cocaine addiction is a very serious and sometimes life threatening dilemma. Not only is it difficult for the addict, it is extremely hard on those around them who care about them. For the addict, admitting they have an addiction problem can be difficult. However painful this may be, it must be acknowledged as the first […]

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Meth addiction is a very serious and sometimes life threatening dilemma. Not only is it difficult for the addict, it is extremely hard on those around them who care about them. For the addict, admitting they have an addiction problem can be difficult. However painful this may be, it must be acknowledged as the first […]

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Club drugs are often take at raves. “Raves” are large dance parties which are held in unusual settings like warehouses or railroad yards. The run all night and feature computer generated, high volume, pulsating music known as “techno” or “house” music. Rave clubs got their start in England during the late 1980’s and are known […]

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Street drugs are illegal in most places in the world today. For this reason, talk of it has had to go underground. A very effective way of going underground is the development of a secret street drug code language known and understood only by those who live in that world. In this way, people can […]

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Illegal drugs are very dangerous because they can cause damage to an individual’s brain, heart, and other important organs. For example, cocaine which is illegal can cause a heart attack the very first time it is used. Also, when a person uses drugs that are illegal they are less likely to do well in school, […]

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Many people see the problems that drug abusers have as strictly a social problem. They tend to characterize people who take drugs as morally weak or as having criminal tendencies. They believe that drug abusers and addicts should be able to stop taking drugs if only they were willing to change their behavior. These common […]

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One reason people often give for taking drugs is that it makes them feel good. Actually, it does feel good because most drugs act directly on the limbic, or “pleasure center,” in the brain. Some might light up a cigarette at a party. They might not consider themselves to be a “smoker,” but they do […]

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