They are substances that come from barbituric acid. They are a depressant which affects the central nervous system in a number of ways. The majority of medications that can be classified as barbiturates fall under the prescription category.
Opioid abuse is one of the most common causes of drug addiction. Withdrawals effects are often considered to be some of the worst around. Opioids are typically used as a painkiller, and they can have both short and long-term effects on the mind and body making them difficult to overcome.
Alcohol is classified as a legal depressant and a sedative-hypnotic drug. It effects every organ in the body and excessive use can cause respiratory depression, drowsiness, coma, and death.
One of the most commonly used drugs, Marijauna can have negative long term effects, especially for those that begin its use as a teenager.
Ecstasy or Molly
Highly addictive, it produces a sense of euphoria and boosts energy. Nearly 1,800 people try coke for the first time each day.
Substance Abuse Statistics
during the last 30 days
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use disorder in 2017*
Walking the road of sobriety is not easy, but having a community around you to help.