17th September 2013

Mephedrone – How it affects the mind and body

Mephedrone  – How it affects the mind and body Affects of Mephedrone – more commonly known by its street name ‘meow meow’ –  belongs to the cathinones chemical group, a group similar to amphetamine compounds. This drug is similar to such drugs as  MDMA, speed, and methamphetamine. Mephedrone affects the […]
12th September 2013

What is Crystal Meth and what does it do?

What is Crystal Meth and what does it do? Crystal Meth is the street name for the drug Methamphetamine. Methamphetamine is an illegal drug in the same class as cocaine and other powerful street drugs. It is a white crystalline drug that people take by snorting it (inhaling through the […]
11th September 2013

What is Subutex?

What is Subutex? Subutex is  an opioid-type medicine, which contains the active ingredient buprenorphine. Opioids act in the same way as other strong painkillers such as codeine, morphine, and heroin. This drug works by mimicking the natural endorphins, found in the brain and spinal cord. The main use for Subutex […]
3rd September 2013

What is Ketamine and what does it do?

What is Ketamine and what does it do? Ketamine is a Class C drug which is often used for operations on humans and animals as it is a short-acting general anaesthetic . It has hallucinogenic qualities and blocks nerve pathways without depressing respiratory and circulatory functions. It depresses the nervous […]
28th April 2012

Benefits of being a recovering addict

Benefits of being a recovering addict. The reading in ‘Each Day A New Beginning’ is on a broadly similar one to the one on pain of two days ago, though this time pain is referred to as ‘suffering’ – the result of pain. Suffering is individual but in sharing our […]
5th September 2011

What is Methamphetamine

What is Methamphetamine Crystal Meth is the street name for the drug Methamphetamine. Taking this drug increases alertness, energy, and concentration. In high doses this can induce euphoria, increased libido, and enhanced self esteem. Plus, the risk of addiction is very high as the drug releases dopamine in the brain […]
5th September 2011

Subutex

Subutex Subutex is  an opioid-type medicine, which contains the active ingredient buprenorphine. Opioids act in the same way as other strong painkillers such as codeine, morphine, and heroin. Subutex works by mimicking the natural endorphins found in the brain and the spinal cord. Side effects The main use for the […]