Drugs: Illicit

Inhalant Abuse

The cartoonish voice of someone who’s just sucked helium from a party balloon, or the giggly feeling you get after the dentist gives you “laughing

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Hallucinogens

“One pill makes you larger/and one pill makes you small But the ones that mother gives you/don’t do anything at all Go ask Alice/when she’s

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Ecstasy

In recent years, Ecstasy — also known as “E,” “X,” “Adam,” and “lover’s speed” — has sped to prominence, both in clubs and in medical

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Cocaine Treatment

Whether it’s smoked, snorted, or injected, cocaine is a powerfully addictive drug. The first rush is so intense that many users come back for more.

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Cocaine and Crack

When Len Bias, a 22-year-old University of Maryland basketball star, died of cardiac arrest after a cocaine overdose in 1986, some observers felt the tragedy

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Human Growth Hormone

What is human growth hormone? Human growth hormone (HGH) fuels the growth of our bodies during childhood and adolescence. Released from the pituitary gland when

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