Key Things To Know About Angel Dust

What is Angel Dust and How Does it Work? Angel dust is another term for phencyclidine (PCP). It is a mind-altering drug that can trigger hallucinations. It has been around since the 1950s and was first used as a local anesthetic. However, angel dust was quickly banned when health experts realized that it had dangerous Read More

Addiction Treatment Slowly Moves into the 21st Century

One of the most popular methods of treating addiction with a history dating back about one hundred years is faith-based. Programs like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and sister organization Narcotics Anonymous (NA) often rely on a core principle of surrendering to a ‘higher power’, often God, though some will say to skeptics that GOD is an Read More

Politico Poll on Addiction Reveals Deficiencies in Policy

One of the most important tools for any society to wield in against its problems is government and policy. When the government reflects the desires of the people and addresses their concerns, it can be a powerful force for change and societal improvement. Many social programs remain popular today and began with citizen action bringing Read More

Seattle Needle Exchanges More Than Just Place To Inject

One of the most controversial steps that have been taken to help with America’s overdose and drug addiction problems, especially those addicted to opioids, are safe injection sites and needle exchanges. Their primary purpose is to have people on standby who can monitor people injecting and prevent overdose as well as keep infectious and potentially Read More

Secondary Health Damage of Addiction

One of the more overlooked effects of addiction is the negligence of general health of an addict when they’re deeply affected by the illness. Drugs and alcohol are already responsible for much of the health problems an addict can face: snorting cocaine results in the collapse of the septum, alcoholism can have devastating effects on Read More