AIR CONDITIONER HUFFING AMONG TEENS

Air Conditioner Huffing is the newest trend for young people looking for a cheap high – teenagers breathing in a dangerous gas.  And you won’t believe where they’re getting it – from your home’s air conditioning unit. Almost every home has an air conditioning unit, but most parents have no idea that what’s inside them…

CADAM WORLD DRUGS DAY WALK

Help… help! Make our homes, streets and nation drug abuse and trafficking free!” was the proverbial Macedonian call when Christ Against Drug Abuse Ministry (CADAM), took to the streets to campaign against the spread of the harmful trend. “Say no to illicit use of drug and substance… Drug kills dreams and destroys homes and society,”…

How Are Cough and Cold Medicines Abused?

Cough and cold medicines are usually consumed orally in tablet, capsule, or syrup form. They may be mixed with soda for flavor and are often abused in combination with other drugs, such as alcohol or marijuana. Because they are easily purchased in drugstores without a prescription, cough syrups, pills, and gel capsules containing DXM—particularly “extra…

Alcohol’s Effects On The Body

Do you know that Alcohol is the only drug that destroys all part of the body? Drinking too much – on a single occasion or over time – can take a serious toll on your health.  Here’s how alcohol can affect your body:     Brain: Alcohol interferes with the brain’s communication pathways, and can…

SUBSTANCE ABUSE & HIV/AIDS

Substance abuse is the excessive use of a substance, such as drugs or alcohol, which results in clinical and functional impairments. This loss of function can include detriments to professional, academic, and social interactions. On-going substance abuse can cause severe health problems over time, even in previously healthy individuals. These health complications include increased disease…

THE TRUTH ABOUT ESTACY AND METH

MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine) is a synthetic drug that alters mood and perception (awareness of surrounding objects and conditions). It is chemically similar to both stimulants and hallucinogens, producing feelings of increased energy, pleasure, emotional warmth, and distorted sensory and time perception. MDMA was initially popular in the nightclub scene and at all-night dance parties (“raves”), but…