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effects of abuse

  • What You Need to Know About LSD

    What Is LSD? LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) is a semi-synthetic hallucinogen with psychedelic properties, originally derived from the ergot fungus in 1938. Commonly known as “acid,” LSD causes users to experience altered…

  • Symptoms of Marijuana Addiction

    Marijuana addiction remains one of the most common—and most insidious—recreational drug dependencies. Across the nation, nearly 12 million individuals suffer from marijuana addiction, including over 33 percent of teenagers in the 13…

  • Personality Changes With Drug Dependency

    As drug dependency begins to take a physical hold on a dependent individual, personality changes can occur. Illegal drugs begin to affect brain function—including the areas regulating cognition and mood—by altering chemical…