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Crystal Meth Addiction and Treatment

Crystal methamphetamine, or crystal meth, is a highly addictive substance that is illegal in all 50 states. This page will help you learn about the dangers of crystal meth and how to seek help. What Is Crystal Meth? Crystal meth is an illegal form of methamphetamine, a manmade (synthetic) stimulant drug. Methamphetamine and crystal meth […]

Vyvanse Addiction and Treatment

Prescription stimulant misuse is an ongoing issue in the United States.1 National surveys track misuse of prescription stimulants, but do not offer breakdowns of specific stimulant medicines such as Vyvanse.1 In 2020, 5.1 million Americans (1.8%) aged 12 or older had misused prescription stimulant medicines, including Vyvanse and other ADHD medicines, within the last year.1 The […]

Cocaine Overdose

In the United States, cocaine overdose deaths have been steadily increasing since 2012. In 2020, nearly 20,000 overdose deaths involved cocaine.1 This article will help you understand the dangers of cocaine, how to know if you or someone else is overdosing as a result of cocaine use, and how to get help. What Is Cocaine […]

Ritalin Addiction and Treatment

Ritalin misuse and addiction has been a longstanding issue in America.1,2 A 2020 survey showed that 5.1 million Americans aged 12 or older had misused prescription stimulants (a category that includes Ritalin) within the last year.1 People aged 18 to 25 are most likely to misuse prescription stimulants.1 This article will explore what Ritalin is, […]

Tramadol Addiction and Treatment

In 2017, the Department of Health and Human Services declared the opioid crisis in the United States a public health emergency due to the number of opioid-related deaths that year, which was greater than 47,000.1 At its peak, doctors wrote 255 million opioid prescriptions per year, 81.3 per 100 people. But 2020 saw the lowest […]