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All About LSD
LSD, also called acid, is one of the most commonly used hallucinogens or psychedelic drugs.
Cough Medicine Abuse by Teens
A common ingredient in many cough and cold remedies has become a popular substance to abuse by teenagers searching for a cheap, easy high.
How to Spot Drug Use in Kids
Although most adolescents who use drugs don't become drug abusers or drug addicts in adulthood, drug use in adolescence can put their mental, emotional and physical health at risk.
Prescription Drug Addiction
Three kinds of prescription drugs are potentially addictive: opioids, tranquilizers, and stimulants.
Substance Abuse/Chemical Dependence in Adolescents
Substances frequently abused by adolescents include alcohol, marijuana, and amphetamines. Some teens are at higher risk of developing substance-related disorders.
Talk With Your Kids About These Issues
Talking with your child about drugs, alcohol and tobacco is tough. But you can't afford to ignore these topics. Children learn about these substances and feel pressure to use them at a very young age.
The Facts About Marijuana
Knowing about marijuana can help you recognize its use in children and others and help a user seek treatment.
Understanding Cocaine and Crack
Cocaine use ranges from occasional to compulsive. There is no safe way to use the drug.
What You Need to Know About Heroin
Until recently, heroin was not considered a problem among children of middle-class parents. But lately, it has been showing up in new places.
 
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