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5 Alarming Teen Drug Abuse Facts (Infographic)

If you think you are up-to-date on the teen drug epidemic, here is some more fuel to the fire in the form of an Infographic brought to you by Inspirations for Youth and Families, a leading national teen rehab. Alarming teen drug facts

By | 2017-01-03T15:18:27+00:00 January 3rd, 2014|Addiction, Drug Trends|Comments Off on 5 Alarming Teen Drug Abuse Facts (Infographic)

A Short History of Cocaine

The coca leaf is naturally found in South America. The local population would chew the leaves to gain extra energy and to overcome the effects of living high up in the mountains. From this plant, cocaine was created in the late 1800s. However, cocaine only became popular in the early 20th Century before World War [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:19:44+00:00 November 14th, 2013|Addiction, Drug Trends|Comments Off on A Short History of Cocaine

Crack and Its Consequences

              What exactly is crack? According to the Center for Substance Abuse Research,crack is the name given to cocaine that has been processed with baking soda or ammonia to form rocks (see the picture below). This illegal substance is known for making crackling noises when smoked; hence its name. [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:20:53+00:00 September 16th, 2013|Drug Trends|Comments Off on Crack and Its Consequences

Teen Alcohol and Drug Abuse in New York

CLOSE-UP: Cocaine By Cate Baily Big White Lies At first, cocaine made Miguel feel powerful. But the drug's promises turned out to be lies. If you'd met Miguel Flores when he was in junior high school, you'd have met a young man who listened to his mother and did well in school. If you'd met [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:21:25+00:00 October 23rd, 2012|Addiction|Comments Off on Teen Alcohol and Drug Abuse in New York