Women's Addiction Treatment

What is Addiction? Addiction is a disease that effects the brain in a complex way, causing it to constantly crave alcohol or drugs to the point that it becomes detrimental to a person’s life. It can cause extreme damage to a person’s life, workplace, education, and interfere with their neighborhoods. “40 million Americans ages 12…

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How Long Does the Molly Drug Last?

What is Molly (Ecstasy)? 3,4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine (MDMA) or ‘Ecstasy’ is made out of a synthetic drug that changes a person’s mood or perceptions. A common name for Ecstasy is ‘Molly.’ It is similar to other stimulants and hallucinogens which can produce feelings of warmth, increased energy, pleasure, and distorted time and perception. Initially, Molly was popular in…

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What Does Ecstasy Do?

What is MDMA (Ecstasy) 3,4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine (MDMA) or Ecstasy is a drug that is synthetic in its form and psychoactive, meaning it alters the mood and perception of people who take it. It is similar to stimulants and hallucinogens, producing feelings of increased awareness, energy, emotional warmth, pleasure, and distorted time or perception. “It is an illegal drug…

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Cocaine and Crack

What is Cocaine Cocaine is an extremely addictive substance that is comprised of coca leaves (Erythroxylon coca), derived primarily from South America. The main chemical in cocaine is cocaine hydrochloride and was isolated from the plant more than 100 years ago. “In the early 1900s, purified cocaine was the main active ingredient in many tonics…

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What is Heroin?

Overview Heroin is an opioid substance that is made from morphine, which is derived from the seed from an opium plant. The opium plant is typically grown in Southeast and Southwest Asia, Mexico, and Colombia. It is usually in the form of a brown or white powder that is “cut” with sugars, starch, powdered milk, or…

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