Substance Use Disorder

Oxycodone and Oxycontin

Oxycodone and Oxycontin are two very dangerous drugs. Both come from the opioid family and the pair are extremely addictive to individuals. For the most part, oxycontin and oxycodone are the same drug. However, the main difference between them is that oxycontin is the long-acting...

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What is Lean

Purple Drank is believed by many to be safe as it simply contains cough syrup. However, that belief shows users’ lack of knowledge to the ingredients of cough syrup. Codeine is a very dangerous drug on its own and when consumed casually in Purple Drank,...

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Gabapentin Addiction

While gabapentin is a tool in treating alcoholism and drug abuse, it is also a medication that can become addictive easily, and can heighten the effects of alcohol or opiates, as well as provide a high of its own. The use of gabapentin has increased...

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Klonopin High

Clonazepam, also known by its brand name Klonopin, is a benzodiazepine drug used medically as a sedative to help epilepsy seizures, panic attacks, and withdrawal symptoms from alcohol and other substance abuse. It is powerful and you should only use it as a short-term prescription...

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K2 Drug (Spice)

K2 is one of the world’s most potent drugs available today. Not only is it strong, but it is a cheap drug to get. The combination of potency and price makes K2 extremely dangerous. You may know K2 by its street name, “spice”. According to...

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NyQuil Sleep

While the manufacturers recommend that NyQuil only be used to relieve symptoms short-term, rather than treat long-term respiratory conditions or sleep problems, people who become dependent on a NyQuil sleep often use it as a cure for insomnia, as it allows them to fall asleep...

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Vivitrol

If you are suffering from opioid or alcohol addiction, you may be given Vivitrol as a prescription medication. Also known by its generic name, naltrexone, Vivitrol is a version of naltrexone that is administered by a healthcare professional on a monthly basis. ...

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What Does Meth Smell Like?

Most of the time, meth is odorless and it is believed untraceable by the human nose. However, methamphetamines may give off a faint aroma. The smell of meth is similar to nail polish remover containing acetone, rotten eggs, cat urine, or burnt plastic. This is...

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