Illicit Drugs

Ketamine: Magic Drug Or Dangerous Addiction?

by admin on October 22, 2021

By Annika Lindorsson Krugel A recent study has discovered that Ketamine, traditionally an anesthetic for animals, could help treating patients with depression. While most anti-depressants must be taken every day, and even so, can take several months to become effective, [...]

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Two Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) programs have been rewarded for their work in teaching young athletes about healthy alternatives to steroids, sport supplements, alcohol and other drugs.

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Childhood ADHD And Teen Substance Abuse

by admin on October 7, 2022

By Annika Lindorsson Krugel Scientists have found that childhood ADHD, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, could be as significant as having a family member with alcohol or substance abuse when predicting the risk of later alcohol problems in teens. ADHD Contributes To [...]

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Can Media Really Affect Youth Drug Use?

by admin on September 30, 2022

By Annika Lindorsson Krugel Although it is near impossible to determine what brings anyone to start using drugs, it can probably be argued that much of the information that shapes a young person’s understanding of drugs and the effects of [...]

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Teens, the Internet and Illicit Drugs

by admin on November 27, 2021

  While the common, media-driven image of a drug pusher is of a threatening man standing on a darkened street corner, thousands of drug peddlers sell from the relative comfort of their living rooms or home office computers. The Internet [...]

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