The Truth about LSD Addiction

LSD is manufactured from a fungus that grows on rye and other grains and is one of the most potent chemicals and poisonous substances on Earth. It is produced in crystal form in illegal labs. These crystals are converted to a liquid for distribution. LSD is sold on the street in small tablets(“microdots”), capsules or […]... more

The Truth about Crack Addiction

Crack cocaine is the most potent, and therefore riskiest, form of cocaine. It comes in solid blocks or crystals, in colors from yellow to pale rose or white. People have been known to become addicted after using the drug just once.Street names:24-7 Apple jacks Badrock Ball Base Beat Candy Chemical Cloud Cookies Crack Crumbs Crunch […]... more

The Truth about Inhalant Addiction

Inhalants slow down the body’s functions, starving the body and brain of oxygen and forcing the heart to beat irregularly and rapidly.Street Names:Air blast Ames Amys Aroma of man Bolt Boppers Bullet Bullet bolt Buzz bomb Discorama Hardware Heart-on Hiagra in a bottle Highball Hippie crack Huff Laughing gas Locker room Medusa Moon gas Oz […]... more

The Truth about Ecstasy Addiction

Ecstasy is illegal and addictive. It usually comes in pill, tablet or capsule form, which are sometimes marked with cartoon-like images. Taking Ecstasy with alcohol is extremely dangerous and can be lethal.Street names:Cadillac E Love pill Love’s speed Pink pig Scooby snacks Adam Eve Ecsta Essence Hug drug hug XTC X Elephants XE Snowball Roll […]... more

The Truth about Ritalin Addiction

Ritalin comes in small pills the size and shape of aspirin tablets with the word “Ciba” engraved on it. They come in colors of pale yellow, pale green and white. It is classified by the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in the same category as cocaine and morphine. It’s addictive and can lead to consumption […]... more

The Truth about Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine is usually in powder form. It causes a short-lived, intense “high” that is immediately followed by depression, edginess and a craving for more.Street names:Aunt Nora Ball Bernice Blow C Charlie Coke Dust Flake Mojo Nose candy Paradise Pony Sneeze Sniff Snow Toot WhiteShort-term effects: Poor eating and sleeping Increased heart rate and breathing Muscle […]... more

The Truth about Drug Addiction

People usually take drugs because they want to change something in their lives. Here are some of the reasons young people have given for taking drugs:To fit in To escape or relax To relieve boredom To seem grown up To rebel To experimentThey think drugs are a solution. But eventually, the drugs become the problem. […]... more

The Truth about Marijuana Addiction

Marijuana is the word used to describe the dried flowers, seeds and leaves of the Indian hemp plant. Hashish is made from the plant’s gummy sap (resin) and is six times stronger than marijuana. Cannabis describes any of the different drugs that come from Indian hemp.Today’s growers have developed techniques to make the drug much […]... more

The Truth about Prescription Painkillers Addiction

The most powerful prescription painkillers are opioids, which are made to react on the nervous system the same way as opium, morphine (a powerful painkiller that is highly addictive) or heroin. Opioids include codeine, hydrocodone and oxycodone.Brand/Generic name – CodeineStreet names: Captain Cody Cody School boy Doors & fours Loads Pancakes and syrup Generic name […]... more

The Truth about Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol kills more teens annually than all other drugs combined. It is a factor in the three leading causes of death in the 15-24 age group in the U.S. accidents, homicides and suicides. Binge drinking and chronic alcohol use are also associated with many health problems. Short-term effects: Slurred speech Vomiting Drowsiness Distorted vision, hearing […]... more