Alcohol

Alcohol – Drugs of Abuse and Related Topics – NIDA. Alcohol is a psychoactive drug that has a depressant effect. A high blood alcohol content is usually considered to be legal drunkenness because it reduces attention and slows reaction speed. Alcohol can be addictive, and the state of addiction to alcohol is known as alcoholism. Short-term effects of alcohol consumption include intoxication and dehydration. Long-term …

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Higher Power Hour

The Higher Power Hourâ„¢ is a Spiritually based, Recovery & Music Radio show, about Alcoholism & Substance Abuse, featuring the testimony of people who have reclaimed their lives. Our purpose is to create an open-door platform for anyone to better understand and participate in Recovery through their own Spiritual Belief, Music & God Consciousness.

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Before Prohibition

Before Prohibition – Images from the preprohibition era – Notes on early psychoactive substance use in America. For some products, such as coca wine, the formulations varied considerably across manufacturers. Other products also showed variations (e.g. alcohol content for paregoric ranged between 18% and 46%), but USP standardization later ensured consistent formulations among chemists and …

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cannabis cultivation

More Afghan families turn to cannabis cultivation. High crop prices fuel increase in number of growers, adding to drug-control problems in world leader for opium production. The number of Afghan families growing cannabis as a cash crop leapt by more than a third last year, the UN has said. The increase adds to the drug-control problem in a country that is already the world’s top producer of opium. Prices for the best quality resin have

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Nick

Nick is sick. 2 Valiums, 100 Milligrams of Methadone, Crack Cocaine, a kilo of Black Tar Heroin and 1.5 Million dollar inheritance. Paranoia and fear in the grip of active addiction pleading for help but not taking any action steps to enter a professional detoxification centre. In a fantasy plea while crying and proclaiming that the willingness to get clean will be there when an unrealistic …

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Articles

Road To Recovery

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Ellen T.

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New Antipsychotics

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Shawn Carol Sharkey

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Drug Path

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Colin Anderson

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Shocking mug

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Rajiv

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Medina Govin

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Roads

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Schizophrenia

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James

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Maryann Sears

Maryann Sears was a Playboy Bunnie. She committed suicide around 1986 by hanging herself in her mother’s basement . Maryann died in September 1986. We tried to get Maryann admitted to Shepard Pratt Hospital without success. If she were a Quaker we could have had her admitted for free. The year before Maryann committed …

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destroy poppy

Action by Taliban welcomed by government and clerics but insurgent says destruction was for religious reasons. Taliban destroy poppy fields in surprise clampdown on Afghan opium growers. Taliban fighters have destroyed fields of opium poppies in eastern Afghanistan this spring, the first time since 2001 the hardline Islamist group is known to have clamped down on the cultivation of a drug

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Alcoholic Spouse

Alcoholic Spouse in Rehab? Divorce or Stay the Course? by DR. UHR on JANUARY 29, 2011. Is your alcoholic spouse in rehab? It has probably been a very long, painful road for you and your family. Now your spouse has finally agreed to get help. Several times in my practice, I have seen several people serve divorce papers to their alcoholic wife or alcoholic husband when they are …

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