What Are Psychoactive Drugs?

Psychoactive drugs are also referred to as psychotropic drugs. Either term is used to describe a group of chemical substances that change someone’s mental state by altering how the brain [...]

The Side Effects of Painkillers and Addiction

Since the early 1990’s the number of prescriptions written and filled for painkillers (prescription opioids) has increased dramatically. In some states, the rate of prescriptions written is as [...]

The Signs and Symptoms of Methamphetamine Use

Methamphetamines are artificially manufactured stimulant drugs. They have been around for quite some time. As far back as World War II, methamphetamines were provided to soldiers to help keep [...]