Ketamine is a schedule III drug in the US with a higher risk than some users may realize. As with most street and club drugs, there are many different terms used to describe it. Common slang names refer to the K of Ketamine, such as Super K, Special K, and Vitamin K. Other, names include Cat Tranquilizer and Cat Valium. These names refer to the original purpose of … Read the rest
Synthetic Drugs(K2 Or Spice)
It is far too easy for young people to assume that legal and illegal drugs are either right or bad. Criminalized drugs must be unsafe while legal drugs are safe to take with no consequences. The problem is that this black and white image doesn’t give an accurate representation of the world of dangerous substances.
The best example of this is K2, otherwise known as … Read the rest
The prevalence of STIs and the effectiveness of STD testing clinics are important issues in UK healthcare. Recent data has shown that there is work to do in both areas. Public Health England issued a report in October 2016 outlining the impact of STIs and their increase in 2015. Overall, the total number of new STI diagnoses did decrease. This equated to a 3% decrease in around 435,000 … Read the rest
Introduction Of Club Drugs
Raves and drugs go hand in hand. The culture of the rave and clubbing, and the style of music, all contribute to the ongoing popularity of drug use. This is not a phenomenon of the 1990s. Club drugs are still used across the country, and the range of options is growing.
The Number One Choice In Club Drugs For Most Ravers Is Ecstasy
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Introduction Of Synthetic Marijuana
Synthetic marijuana sounds like the ideal alternative for drug users that can’t obtain the illegal, natural weed. Drug users that cannot get their preferred fix will look for the next best thing. The issue here is that synthetic marijuana is far from it. It is more dangerous and disturbing with poor regulation and communication over its ingredients. That is not another form of weed.
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Molly is a phenomenon we tend to associate with American youth culture. Young adults are using this drug as fun, cheap alternative to ecstasy to get high on nights out. It is the pinnacle club drug right now because of its place in the EDM scene and modern culture. This doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t fear the use of Molly in the UK. There is nothing to stop this … Read the rest
Club Drug Clinic
The Club Drug Clinic is a facility that is at the cutting edge of addiction treatment, research and support in London. They work with Imperial College London to provide evidence for treatments and therapies and have a lot of experience with the subject. What does this mean for addicts that choose to go there? How are they able to help?
What Sort Of Treatment Options Can Patients
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STI Crisis In UK
The idea of a sexual health crisis is one that may pass us by in modern media. There are so many concerns about NHS cuts and more savory health issues that we could ignore talk of syphilis. Warnings of a sexual health crisis can also seem out of place beside figures of lower chlamydia rates.
If chlamydia diagnoses and other incidences of STIs are down, how … Read the rest
LSD Effects For The Brain
Ask drug users what is going on in heir’s heads on a trip, and you will get some interesting answers. Some will take about the feelings of euphoria, calm or disassociation with the world. Others will talk about the hallucinations and images seen. Others just won’t have a good answer, they just like the feeling. All these answers are personal and subjective. The question for … Read the rest
Hair Drug Testing
There are many different ways to test for the presence of drugs within the body. Urine tests are perhaps the most well-known in professional situations. Breath tests are now in force in roadside situations and nightclubs to test for alcohol and other signs of intoxication. Saliva tests can also play their part for short-term drug use.
Drug testing through hair is different because of the lifespan … Read the rest