Common Street Drugs

Common Drug Street Names

Drug slang changes often. Drug street names tend to be one of the most effective ways for teens to hide what they are doing and using in text messages and conversations with friends. As a parent, it is helpful to understand all of these drug nicknames to fully understand what’s happening. For many teens using…

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Signs and Symptoms of Teen Drug Abuse

Teens are especially vulnerable to drug abuse and addiction because of peer pressure. Often they also lack the understanding of the consequences. Thus, teens go overboard with drinking and drugs. As a parent, you need to understand the warning signs and symptoms of drug abuse. Destinations for Teens can help identify issues. If you notice…

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5 Signs Your Teen is Using Drugs

Substance abuse is a problem that impacts the lives of teenagers and their families around the country. There are many signs your teen is using drugs. Teens have access to more diverse addictive substances than ever before. Between underage drinking, illicit drug use, and misusing prescription medications, the discerning teen has many ways to become…

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What Does the Meth Withdrawal Timeline Look Like?

Methamphetamine, or crystal meth, is extremely addictive because the body quickly becomes dependent on the substance. It can be difficult to stop using the drug because the body tells the brain that it needs the chemicals to feel normal. The meth withdrawal timeline doesn’t last forever, but going through detox can be uncomfortable without professional…

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Major Cocaine Addiction Signs

When it comes to party drugs, few are more well known than cocaine. This drug, which some people call coke or blow, comes in rock and powdered forms. Regardless of the type, it’s highly addictive and very dangerous. Here are some cocaine addiction signs that you need to look out for in friends and family…

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3 Signs of Marijuana Addiction in Teens

Marijuana addiction is real. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, marijuana can be addictive. Of course, this finding contradicts what many parents and teenagers believe. However, recognizing the signs of marijuana addiction can help teens understand the importance of seeking help. Marijuana Use In Teens: Statistics Research shows that marijuana is the most…