Amazon. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Benzodiazepine. A benzodiazepine /ˌbɛnzɵdaɪˈæzɨpiːn/ (sometimes colloquially "benzo"; often abbreviated "BZD") is a psychoactive drug whose core chemical structure is the fusion of a benzene ring and a diazepine ring.
The first such drug, chlordiazepoxide (Librium), was discovered accidentally by Leo Sternbach in 1955, and made available in 1960 by Hoffmann–La Roche, which has also marketed the benzodiazepine diazepam (Valium) since 1963. In general, benzodiazepines are safe and effective in the short term, although cognitive impairments and paradoxical effects such as aggression or behavioral disinhibition occasionally occur.
A minority react reverse and contrary to what would normally be expected. There is controversy concerning the safety of benzodiazepines in pregnancy. Medical uses Panic disorder In Their Own Words - The truth about benzodiazepines. FOX6 SPECIAL - Heroin in the Suburbs. The devastating effects of drug addiction. The Hungry Heart Movie. Schumer: Emergency funding needed for heroin abuse. Senator Schumer is urging Congress to pass an emergency funding bill to confront heroin and opiod abuse.
Schumer says more must be done to combat drug abuse and overdose-related deaths in upstate NY. According to Schumer, both victims of drug abuse and law enforcement agencies alike do not get the resources they need due to a lack of funding. DrugFacts: Treatment Approaches for Drug Addiction. NOTE: This fact sheet discusses research findings on effective treatment approaches for drug abuse and addiction.
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Even as I shrugged off the after-school special scare stories, I saw evidence of them in my own life. One of my friends, M*, once woke up with a dead man in her bed after having given him his first dose of the drug the night before. (Frighteningly, he had snorted the heroin and never touched a needle.) A mutual friend of ours, K, also nearly died from shooting up in M's apartment. It’s Happening — D.A.R.E. Ends Anti-Weed Campaign, Quietly Removes Pot from Gateway Drug List – The Free Thought Project. Cannabis has been shown to kill cancer cells, save the lives of countless epileptic children, treat PTSD, heal bones, treat brain trauma, and a slew of other uses science is only beginning to understand.
And yet, the only thing dangerous about this seemingly miraculous plant is that police will kidnap, cage, or kill you for possessing it. In spite of some form of cannabis being legal in some fashion in 23 states, the government still violently and with extreme prejudice continues to seek out those who dare possess it. If the CDC calculated the number of deaths inflicted by police while enforcing marijuana laws, that number would certainly be shocking and could even be deemed a risk to public health. Marijuana is, indeed, dangerous, but only because of what can happen to you if the police catch you with it. Mayor wants space where addicts can inject heroin safely. ITHACA, N.Y.
—The mayor of Ithaca wants his city in upstate New York to host the nation's first supervised injection facility, enabling heroin users to shoot illegal drugs into their bodies under the care of a nurse without getting arrested by police. Canada, Europe and Australia are working to reduce overdose deaths with these facilities, but in the United States, even the idea of creating a supervised injection site faces significant legal and political challenges.
That has to change and quickly, said Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick. "My father was a drug addict. Canandaigua family: 911 Good Samaritan law could have prevented overdose. A New York law says saving the lives of people who overdose is more important than arresting the people they're with for having drugs.
A Canandaigua man says if more people knew about the 911 Good Samaritan Law, his family might have been spared unspeakable grief. "We never heard of it. Most everyone I know has never heard of it," Tim Wolfanger told 13WHAM's Jane Flasch. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) About the Survey The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) conducts the annual National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), a major source of information on substance use, abuse, and dependence among Americans 12 years and older.
Survey respondents report whether they have used specific substances ever in their lives (lifetime), over the past year, and over the past month (also referred to as "current use"). Most analyses focus on past-month use. The following are facts and statistics on substance use in the United States in 2013, the most recent year for NSDUH survey results. Approximately 67,800 people responded to the survey in 2013. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) What is MDMA?
3,4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine (MDMA) is a synthetic drug that alters mood and perception (awareness of surrounding objects and conditions). It is chemically similar to both stimulants and hallucinogens, producing feelings of increased energy, pleasure, emotional warmth, and distorted sensory and time perception. How Bad is the Opioid Epidemic? The opioid epidemic has been called the worst drug crisis in American history.
Death rates now rival those of AIDS during the 1990s, and with overdoses from heroin and other opioids now killing more than 27,000 people a year, the crisis has led to urgent calls for action. The epidemic didn’t happen overnight. Over the course of more than a decade, it has grown into a problem destroying lives across the nation, regardless of age, race, wealth or location. Ithaca Mayor wants managed heroin injection facility. ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The mayor of Ithaca wants his city to host the nation's first supervised injection facility, where heroin users would be able to shoot illegal drugs into their bodies under the care of a nurse without getting arrested by police.
Canada, Europe and Australia are working to reduce overdose deaths with these facilities, but in the United States, even the idea of creating supervised injection sites faces significant legal and political challenges. That has to change and quickly, said Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick. "My father was a drug addict. He split from the family when I was 5, 6 years old," the mayor, now 28, explained in an Associated Press interview. Watch Full Episodes Online of FRONTLINE on PBS. Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS: You've just tried to add this video to your Watchlist so you can watch it later.
But first, we need you to sign-in to PBS using one of the services below. What It's Like to Keep Falling in Love with Heroin Addicts. This piece was published in partnership with The Influence. Four months ago, I dropped my boyfriend James* off at rehab—the same rehab I took my first boyfriend to ten years before. While James filled out paperwork and spoke with counselors, I worried that his insurance would only cover the five-day detox that never worked for him. I worried that he would die. It was terrifying, yet familiar. Tool Chest and Homework. Mark L. Narcotics Anonymous Speaker. They Lied! Drug Prevention Video. Yahoo - login. The truth of addiction - side effects of alcohol review. Effects of Alcohol. Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention. Alcohol drug awareness.
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For many years, SMART Recovery has worked with correctional institutions throughout the United States to help provide SMART Recovery meetings for inmates as well as support meetings for those returning to communities. Depending on circumstances, your facility may choose either to provide InsideOut to your population, or you may choose to provide a “general” SMART Recovery meeting. Our FAST Distance Training Program helps prepare counselors, officers and drug court officials to facilitate general SMART Recovery meetings. Information about making the InsideOut program available to your clients is included below. SMART Recovery materials work equally well with male and female populations, work to lower recidivism rates, and provide a non-religious based choice in recovery, which is crucial to ensuring First Amendment rights are observed. InsideOut® A SMART Recovery Correctional Program for Substance Abuse. Neuroplasticity. Drug overdose epidemic to recede soon, study claims.
A study by researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health is the first to apply Farr’s Law on the rise and fall of epidemics to an outbreak that isn’t, strictly speaking, infectious in origin: drug overdoses. Addiction Archives. Data and statistics. Substance abuse. A Mother Battling Addiction. Drugs, Inc. - Heroin. Addiction. Amsterdam Documentary - Part 1. What Dutch think about prostitution and drugs in Amsterdam? The New Face of Heroin Addiction. Russell Brand: End the Drugs War BBC Documentary 2014 All About Drugs. Russell Brand - Addiction to Recovery (2012)
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