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Is Microdosing Addictive? Microdosing vs. Macrodosing
Macrodosing and microdosing are words you might hear when people are discussing hallucinogens, primarily LSD, DMT and psilocybin (magic mushrooms). Macrodosing refers to a “normal”…
What Does Fentanyl Look Like?
Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid, and pharmaceutical fentanyl is typically prescribed by a doctor and used to treat severe pain. In recent years, however,…
How Many Drinks Is Considered Binge Drinking? What It Is and How to Stop
Binge drinking is a serious health problem in the U.S., with high costs and sometimes deadly consequences. Despite being preventable, binge drinking is still common…
What Is Fentanyl?
Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid most commonly found in hospitals. It's a powerful drug that's up to 100 times more potent than morphine. While it's…
Addiction in the Military: Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Military personnel are just as prone to substance use and abuse as the rest of us. In fact, in the case of alcohol abuse and…
Relationship Between Income and Drugs
Addiction can influence individuals from all backgrounds. Misconceptions about economic status and drug use hurt those who need help recovering. While some people with addictions…