Snorting Meth

Updated on Aug 13, 2019 Snorting meth is a less common method of administration than smoking and produces a less intense high than either smoking or injecting. In the short term, snorting meth can damage sinus cavities and the lining of the nose, leading to chronic stuffiness and nosebleeds. This habit also increases blood pressure, […]

What Is Music Therapy?

What Is Music Therapy? – Music therapy is a form of creative expression that dates back to the 1970s. It’s often used in addiction programs as an alternative treatment. Music therapy interventions are also employed in different clinical environments to improve the overall functioning and mental health of a patient. This kind of therapy often […]

The Dangers of Snorting Valium

If you’re considering snorting Valium (diazepam), keep in mind that there are multiple reasons why you should not. There are many possible adverse complications that you may incur to your brain and body. Also, snorting Valium increases the risk of overdose and encountering severe side effects because of the amount of Valium entering the central […]

Abuse of Meth and Sex

Abuse of Meth and Sex – The use of drugs to party or feel elated, at first glance, can be very seductive. Unfortunately, the abuse of certain substances can rapidly lead to risky behavior, adverse consequences, and, ultimately, addiction. When a person has developed an addiction, the short-term potential for a healthy life essentially stops, […]

Does Kratom Show up on a Drug Test?

Does Kratom Show up on a Drug Test? – Testing for kratom is uncommon, as the drug’s use is relatively new to the U.S. and is still legal in most states. If you are wondering if kratom is illegal in your area, you can find out more here. The standard 5-panel drug test often used […]

Recreational Marijuana Abuse

Recreational Marijuana Abuse – Marijuana, often referred to as pot or weed, is a dry, greenish mixture of stems, seeds, and flowers from the Cannabis sativa plant. Recreational marijuana abuse is very common and sometimes severe enough to warrant professional treatment. People who use marijuana often ingest it via hand-rolled joints, water pipes, or blunts. […]

How Long Does Marijuana Stay in Your Hair?

How Long Does Marijuana Stay in Your Hair? – THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol), the psychoactive chemical in marijuana, can stay in the body for days or weeks. Hair follicle tests are the most sensitive tests, as they can detect THC for up to 90 days after the last use. Of note, these tests are examining the oil […]

Can You Overdose on Marijuana?

Can You Overdose on Marijuana? – A marijuana overdose can occur when a person experiences severe health problems after ingesting too much of the drug. Symptoms of overdose may include hallucinations, elevated heart rate, and intense paranoia. Those that are experiencing these severe problems might require immediate medical attention. Many people associate overdoses with death. […]

Long-Term Effects of Marijuana

Long-Term Effects of Marijuana – Marijuana is often perceived as a relatively benign drug, which may explain why tens of millions of Americans have tried it at least once. While marijuana’s effects may not be as serious as those associated with other drugs, the drug cannot be considered harmless. The Long-Term Effects of Marijuana Long-term […]

Marijuana Symptoms

Marijuana Symptoms: Abuse and Addiction – Marijuana is the most commonly abused substance in the U.S. behind alcohol. It is a greenish mixture of the dried flowers of Cannabis sativa. Marijuana abuse, while problematic, does not generally have the potential to be as destructive as the abuse of many other substances, such as alcohol. That […]