Nitrous Oxide

Nitrous Oxide

What is Nitrous Oxide? Nitrous oxide (N2O) is a clear, colorless, oxidizing liquefied gas with a slightly sweet odor. The product is stable at room temperature. While classified by the U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT) as a nonflammable gas, nitrous oxide will...
Uncommon Drugs: AMT

Uncommon Drugs: AMT

Alpha-methyltryptamine (AMT) is a powerful stimulant hallucinogen that has recently been making an appearance at clubs and raves. AMT is part of a class of chemicals called tryptamines, which produce hallucinogenic effects, similar to that of LSD. AMT is taken orally...
Teen Inhalant Abuse is Decreasing

Teen Inhalant Abuse is Decreasing

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) surveyed teenagers 12-17 years old on their use of inhalants. Inhalants are everyday items – like gasoline, glue, and spray paint – that people intentionally inhale in order to get high. Inhalants are so dangerous...
Kratom: It’s Legal, but is it Safe?

Kratom: It’s Legal, but is it Safe?

Kratom is a tropical deciduous and evergreen tree in the coffee family native to Southeast Asia in the Indochina and Malisia floristic regions.  Its leaves are used for medicinal properties.  It is psychoactive, and leaves are chewed to uplift mood and to treat health...