NIDA for teens provides easy to read articles created for teens. This one in particular talks about the harm that e-cigarettes can do to the lungs. Follow the link below to read the article:
For the latest information in vaping follow the link below: https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/e-cigarettes/severe-lung-disease.html
Want to learn more about E-cigarettes? Center on Addiction has created a whole site with everything you need to know about vaping.
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WHAT IS IT?
GHB is prescribed as Xyrem, which is also known as a “date rape drug.” It comes in a liquid or as a white powder that is dissolved in water, juice, or alcohol. In liquid form, GHB is clear and colorless and slightly salty in taste.
G, Georgia Home Boy, Goop, Grievous Bodily Harm, Liquid X, Scoop, Liquid Ecstasy
HOW IT IS TAKEN
- Usually a liquid, mixed in a beverage
- White powder normally dissolved in a liquid
HOW DOES IT AFFECT THE BODY?
- Euphoria, drowsiness, decreased anxiety, excited and aggressive behavior
Unconsciousness, seizures, slowed heart rate, greatly slowed breathing, lower body temperature, vomiting, nausea, coma, death
Marijuana use is on the rise in young adults, but prescription opioid misuse has significantly decreased in that same age group. Read the article to find out more about the current treads among young adults.