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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 […]

Cocaine Addiction and Treatment

Cocaine is a highly addictive drug that causes feelings of intense pleasure and increases focus and energy.1 But it is also a dangerous drug that can lead to many negative consequences, including addiction, heart problems, overdose, and death.2,3 According to the Central Intelligence Agency, the United States is the world’s largest consumer of cocaine.4 In […]

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, […]

Adderall Withdrawal Symptoms and Timeline

Adderall is a prescription stimulant medicine that combines dextroamphetamine and amphetamine. It is commonly used to treat Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy, a sleep disorder.1 But Adderall is also commonly misused as a “study drug,” for weight loss purposes, or to feel the intense pleasure (euphoria) high doses can cause.1 Adderall withdrawal can be uncomfortable […]

Adderall Addiction and Treatment

Adderall misuse and addiction is a problem throughout the United States. According to a 2020 survey, 5.1 million Americans aged 12 or older had misused some sort of prescription stimulant, including Adderall, within the past year.1 Even though prescription stimulant use has been on the rise across the country, Nevada has one of the lowest […]