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  • Blog Post Week 50 2

    What is LSD?

      LSD stands for lysergic acid diethylamide and it is a hallucinogenic substance that is commonly abused. LSD is derived from a fungus that is naturally found on rye in certain situations, and this fungus is called ergot. The substance can be dissolved into water …

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  • Blog Post Week 50 1

    Bath Salts: What You Need To Know!

    Bath salts are one of the latest substance abuse trends to hit the street, and this is a public safety issue that affects everyone. These are designers drugs that are being seen in drug treatment centers everywhere, even in BC and other areas of Canada. …

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  • Blog Post Week 49 7

    5 Drugs Commonly Abused by Teens and Their Warning Signs

    1. Heroin- Heroin is an opiate drug that is highly addictive, and it is one of the substances that can lead to a fatal overdose. Physical withdrawal symptoms with this drug can be severe. While under the influence the user will have pupils that are …

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  • Blog Post Week 49 6

    Is a Loved One Abusing Drugs or Alcohol?

      Do you suspect that a loved one is abusing drugs or alcohol? How can you be sure? There are a number of symptoms and noticeable signs that may indicate substance abuse is an issue. Some things to watch for include: Responsibilities that have been …

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  • Blog Post Week 49 5

    3 Common Myths Concerning Substance Abuse and Addiction

    When it comes to substance abuse and addiction there are some common myths and ideas that are false, and they may be harmful in some cases. These include:   #1. Willpower alone can cure addiction.   A lot of people who have never struggled with …

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