Fentanyl-Laced Cocaine: Killing the Party Crowd at an Alarming Rate

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The opioid epidemic is an American tragedy that is not slowing down. Rather, it is steam-rolling its way through every type of community in every state. In years gone by, opioid overdoses weren’t commonly discussed in places such as college campuses and the suburbs. It’s not that people weren’t dying from opioids, it’s that people were dying in lower-income areas. …

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What are the Signs of Cocaine Withdrawal?

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The intensity of the ups and downs with cocaine use is intense.  A good comparison is riding a roller coaster versus riding the kiddie train you will find in under-36-inches-tall-land.  Cocaine produces an intense euphoria during use.  This is caused by a surge of dopamine into the pleasure center of the brain.  Naturally, the brain becomes very chemically imbalanced during …

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How to Break a Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine Is a Problem Cocaine is a drug that was popular in the 1980’s. It was passed around at clubs, bars, and parties. Today, cocaine is still the drug of choice for many addicts. However, it’s taken a back seat to heroin, prescription pain pills, and meth. Nonetheless, it remains to be a problem. One reason cocaine can become a …

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Top 10 Most Addiction Drugs

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Certain drugs are more addictive than others due to the chemical makeup. A team of scientists conducted a study and came up with what they call a “dependency rating” in order to measure how addiction different drugs are. The dependency rating measures the addictive potency on a scale of 0-to-3. Here is a list of the top 10 most addictive drugs along with their dependence rating, in order of most addictive to least.

Heroin – 2.89

Crack Cocaine – 2.82

Nicotine – 2.82

Methadone – 2.68

Crystal Meth – 2.24

Alcohol – 2.13

Cocaine – 2.13

Amphetamines – 1.95

Benzodiazepines – 1.89

GHB – 1.71


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