Cocaine Addiction Information
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Other Drug Information

Heroin Information

Heroin is a highly addictive drug, and its use is a serious problem in America. Click here.

 

Marijuana Information

Marijuana is the most frequently used illicit drug in America today. The term marijuana, as commonly used, refers to the leaves and flowering tops of the cannabis plant. Click here.

 

Speed Information

Methamphetamine is a powerful stimulant. The street version of the drug is most often manufactured illegally in underground labs. It is also known as “speed” or “crystal” when it is swallowed or sniffed; as “crank” when it is injected; and as “ice” when it is smoked. All forms are extremely dangerous and induce long-lasting, debilitating effects. Click here.

 

Ecstasy Information

MDMA, called “Adam,” “ecstasy,” or “XTC” on the street, is a synthetic, psychoactive (mind-altering) drug with hallucinogenic and amphetamine-like properties. Click here.

 

LSD Information

D-lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) is the most potent hallucinogenic substance known to man. Dosages of LSD are measured in micrograms, or millionths of a gram. By comparison, dosages of heroin and cocaine are measured in milligrams, or thousandths of a gram. Compared to other hallucinogenic substances, LSD is 100 times more potent than psilocybin and 4,000 times more potent than mescaline. Click here.

 

PCP Information

Phencyclidine, more commonly known as PCP, is illicitly marketed under a number of street names including Angel Dust, Supergrass, killer Weed, Embalming Fluid, and Rocket Fuel. PCP use reflects a range of bizarre and volatile effects. Click here.

 

Rohypnol & GHB Information

Rohypnol & GHB are being promoted to teenagers as aphrodisiacs. They can, in fact, be deadly. These drugs are known as “date rape” drugs which, when slipped into someone’s drink, can render the person helpless. Click here.

 

Dextromethorphan (DXM)

DXM (dextromethorphan) is an opioid agent used as a cough suppressant. DXM has been around since the 1960’s and is found in more than 140 over-the-counter products. Abuse of DXM, especially by teenagers in the rave scene, is becoming more widespread throughout the United States. Because of this, interest in the drug is growing rapidly. Click here.

 

Anti-depressant Drug Side Effects

Anti-depressant drugs are NOT USED at our facility but are routinely prescribed at many treatment facilities around the country. These include Zoloft, Wellbutrin, Haldol, Prozac, Trazodone, Celexa and others. Click here.

 

OxyContin

OxyContin is the brand name for an opioid analgesic containing the active ingredient oxycodone (also found in Percocet and Percodan). OxyContin is a legal narcotic (a controlled substance) that is available, by prescription, to treat severe pain. Click here.

 

Drug Photos

Pictures that can be used to identify various drugs. Click here.

 

Sex Drugs

A description of the effects and side effects of Rohyponol and GHB, two commonly-used illicit drugs often involved in cases of sexual assault. These substances are often referred to as “date rape drugs”, and are spreading in popularity. Click here.

 

Prescription Drugs

The non-medical use of prescription drugs is a serious public health concern. Nonmedical use of prescription drugs like opioids, central nervous system (CNS) depressants, and stimulants can lead to abuse and addiction, characterized by compulsive drug seeking and use. Click here.