Substance Abuse

According to the survey conducted by the city’s Department of Health, which was published in Wall Street Journal, after marijuana, New yorkers are taking painkillers illegally more than any other drugs. During 2008-2009, approximately 850,000 New yorkers over the age of 12, who constitute 14% of the population revealed that marijuana is the most common […]

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CTN on March 30th, 2012

K2, a designer drug also known as spice is widely found in many parts of the state. Number of people are getting addicted to this deadly drug which shows more adverse effects on humans health. The present story is about the Washtenaw County where this drug is mostly in use. It is available in almost […]

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CTN on January 30th, 2012

One of the serious issues that the United States is facing is the use of illegal drugs. Both teens and adults are involved in illegal drug abuse. The Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey and the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) provide information of the illicit drug usage trends in America. Here are […]

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CTN on November 25th, 2011

Millions of people throughout the world are addicted to alcohol in different ways for different reasons. While some people get used to binge drinking and engage in high risk behaviors, some others use alcohol chronically. Alcohol addiction can cause adverse effects on families, jobs and also other relationships. An alcoholic is considered as a person […]

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CTN on November 25th, 2011

Nicotine is a dangerous drug which enters the body by the use of tobacco products. It reaches the brain within few seconds and changes its way of working. During early teenage, kids feel interested to try new things like smoking. With the pleasured feelings of tobacco, they get addicted to it. However, they may or […]

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ctnuser4 on June 20th, 2011

Ecstasy is also called as MDMA, this drug tends to create a sense of euphoria and an expansive love or desire to nurture others. When taken in excess, it increases body temperature to the point of being fatal. Ecstasy addiction often leads to exhaustion, dehydration and sometimes even death. Ecstasy is used more for its […]

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