These are some statistics that i'd imagine the author dug up from various places across the web for the readers or visitors of their site's FYI purposes the site is http://newbeginninghealth.com I am pretty sure they are a drug treatment center based out of Fort Lauderdale Florida which you may or may not know this area is the Recovery Capital of the world. I being a 12 step attendee found it helpful I hope you enjoy it. Have a blessed day everyone.View Thread
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I have helped treat sex, relationship and love addiction in conjunction with co-occurring issues, such as substance abuse, drugs, alcohol emotional trauma, eating disorders and other addictions. I am a trained therapist who can help you.View Thread
Close to 11,500 people were treated in emergency rooms in 2010 for nausea , vomiting, dizziness , and other symptoms related to the use of synthetic or fake marijuana products such as "K2" or "Spice."Three-quarters of these people were aged 12 to 29, and 78% in this group were male. Most did not receive follow-up care after they were sent home from the ER.
The new data were released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA), as part of their Drug Abuse Warning Network. There were 2.3 million ER visits involving drug misuse or abuse in 2010, and of these, 11,406 involved fake marijuana products. What Is Synthetic Marijuana?Synthetic marijuana is marketed to have marijuana-like effects in the brain .
"Spice," "K2," "Mr. Smiley," "Red X Dawn," and "Blaze" are just some of the street names for synthetic marijuana drugs.
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Teens are much more likely to try alcohol, cigarettes, and other drugs for the first time during the summer months, according to a new survey.Researchers found first-time use of these substances, as well as marijuana and hallucinogens, peaks during June and July, with thousands more youths trying them each day compared to other months.View Thread
Abuse of common household products is not a new phenomenon. Mouthwash and cough syrup have been trends. Case reports of people who drank hand sanitizer for its alcohol were also reported in The New England Journal of Medicine as well.
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A new survey reveals that more than five million teens attend gang and drug-infected public schools, increasing the likelihood that teens will use drugs or alcohol and have friends who engage in these behaviors.
What do you do as a parent if you suspect your teen has a substance abuse problem, just has "experimented", or it has "gotten out of hand."
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