Teens & Prescription Drugs
An Analysis of Recent Trends on the Emerging Drug Threat
Office of National Drug Control Policy
Executive Office of the President
Introduction Prevalence & Incidence Myth vs. Reality Availability & Accessibility
How does your age, gender, ethnicity, and socio-economic status impact your social
Your age, gender, ethnicity effects your social confidence in a big way because first of all all
these things are a part of what makes a person w
Performance-enhancing drugs and your teen athlete
Is your teenager involved in athletics? If so, you need to know about the dangers of performance-enhancing drugs and supplements.
Are you the parent of a student athlete? If you are, your life is probably
NIDA InfoFacts: Steroids (Anabolic-Androgenic)
Anabolic-androgenic steroids are man-made substances related to male sex hormones. Anabolic refers to muscle-building, and androgenic refers to increased masculine characteristics. Steroids refers to the clas
Neurotransmitters & How Drugs Affect Them
The following is a quick overview of the most common neurotransmitters and how drugs affect them. This information is from Drugs and Society, fourth edition, by Glen Hanson and Peter Venturelli, 1995.
Marijuana is usually smoked rolled in a joint (sometimes referred to as a blunt or sherm), packed into an emptied out-cigarette, out of a pipe, or out of a bong, and can also be eaten. When smoked, it has a sweet, thick, lingering odor. Shortly
Hallucinogens are drugs that cause altered states in perception and feeling. They include natural substances and chemically manufactured ones. In nature you have the peyote cactus (containing mescaline) and psilocybin mushrooms, both of whic
Cocaine works on the pleasure circuit to prevent reabsorption of dopamine after its release from nerve cells. Normally, neurons that are part of the pleasure circuit release dopamine, which then crosses the synapse to stimulate another neuron in t
What does Compassion have to do with Conflict?"
I think the two do go together, and the reason is that they each balance each other out.
With conflict, we experience it on a regular basis and there are times when we just dont want to
deal with it. But eve