If you suspect that a spouse, friend, or loved one is abusing drugs, your nose may be the key to finding out the truth. Most drugs produce a distinct odor, especially if they are smoked. Here are some common smells produced by several commonly abused drugs. Identifying these odors may be the start of helping your loved one find treatment.
Tag: Drug Addiction
How Do You Deal with Addicted Friends?
Addiction is extremely common, with about half of all Americans having a friend or family member with a current or past substance use disorder.1 Despite it being a common occurrence, many people don’t know how to deal with an addicted person.
Bath Salts: Innocent Name, Terrifying Effects
Bath salts (not to be confused with Epsom salts) are designer drugs with a very misleading name. These synthetic drugs have been the cause of many disturbing news headlines over the past several years, detailing incidents involving bath salts abusers behaving in disturbing, paranoid, and downright dangerous ways.
What Are the Most Common Addictions in Texas?
While drug problems plague every region of this country, the specific substances of abuse differ from state to state. In this post, we’ll look at some of the most common addictions in Texas. Drug addiction is a public health crisis that has reached epidemic proportions across the United States and the soaring rates of heroin […]
International Day Against Drug Abuse: What You Should Know
The use and illicit trafficking of illicit drugs cause major problems all over the globe. Lives are cut short by preventable accidents, sickness, and disease. Innocent people are killed or harmed in an effort to continually distribute illicit and addictive substances, and corruption continues to enable organized crime all around the world. Whether we believe […]
How Social Media Contributes to Drug Abuse
Updated on June 25th, 2020 Social media today plays a huge role in the ongoing drug abuse crisis in America. Although social apps and websites are marketed as a safe, fun, online place to interact with friends and family (and they definitely can be), some people also abuse them to share drug-related propaganda or to […]