Questions Tagged With drug-abuse
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What is skittling?

Last updated July 28, 2018, 1:07 a.m.

I've heard kids talking about going to skittling parties. What is skittling?

What is Skittling and what does it have to do with Skittles?

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Fentanyl + Heroin

Last updated July 10, 2018, 5:09 p.m.

What about the combination of fentanyl and heroin? Is it safe, dangerous, common?

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Signs of Prescription Drug Abuse

Last updated Nov. 26, 2017, 4:18 p.m.

When the news suggests prescription drug abuse is going on, what factors did they check that suggest prescription drug abuse? Like when they say pain pills are overused, how do they know it's not just for actual pain? What are these "signs" of prescription pain killer abuse?

New Jersey 211 for Drugs

Last updated May 15, 2017, 10:33 p.m.

Does New Jersey have a Dial 2-1-1 (211) program for drug problems?

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Mercer University in Atlanta Sober Dorms (substance free)

Last updated Nov. 13, 2014, 7:01 p.m.

I saw questions about UGA and Georgia State and Emory so might as well include Mercer University which actually does have drug and alcohol free on campus living.

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Art Institute of Atlanta and Drug Addiction

Last updated Nov. 13, 2014, 6:54 p.m.

Looking at Universities in Atlanta area and wondering if the Art Institute of Atlanta (in Sandy Springs) has any substance free dorms or Recovery Communities for students?

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Does Emory University in Atlanta has sober living residences (no alcohol)?

Last updated Nov. 13, 2014, 6:54 p.m.

Wondering if Emory has campus housing that prohibits alcohol, or campus dorms specifically for students in recovery from alcohol abuse. Just curious.

What is "Intensive Outpatient Therapy"

Last updated June 23, 2014, 2:49 p.m.

How is it different from rehab?

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What is "doctor shopping"?

Last updated April 11, 2014, 8:12 p.m.

What is "doctor shopping"?

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What is I-STOP?

Last updated April 2, 2014, 1:06 a.m.

What does "I-STOP" have to do with New York State's new prescription drug monitoring program (NYPMP). What does I-Stop mean?

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Does NY State have a prescription drug monitoring program?

Last updated March 14, 2014, 7:23 p.m.

Does the state of New York have a prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP)? If so, what are the details?

What is a safe dosage of hydrocodone?

Last updated March 3, 2014, 1:36 p.m.

How much hydrocodone should you be taking in one dose? How much is too much?

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What is PMMA?

Last updated March 3, 2014, 1:28 p.m.

The stories are about PMMA in ecstasy, vs MDMA (molly) and that PMMA is a killer.

How much do hydrocodone pills cost?

Last updated Feb. 4, 2014, 12:56 p.m.

What is the street price for hydrocodone pills?

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What are "disco biscuits"?

Last updated Aug. 2, 2013, 2:08 p.m.

What are "disco bisquets" (biscuits)?

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What are the most addictive drugs?

Last updated June 28, 2013, 2:51 p.m.

Out of all of the drugs on the streets, including alcohol and nicotine, which are the most addictive?

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Can a child be born with a drug dependency?

Last updated May 23, 2013, 11:26 p.m.

If an expecting mother is addicted to drugs, is her chemical dependency passed-on to her unborn child? Would the baby then be born with a drug dependency?

What is an intervention?

Last updated Jan. 27, 2013, 10:04 p.m.

What is drug intervention?

Is an intervention kidnapping?

Last updated Jan. 27, 2013, 9:46 p.m.

If the addict doesn't want help, how can an intervention not be kidnapping?

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What exactly happens to your body when you overdose (OD) on drugs?

Last updated Dec. 24, 2012, 1:24 p.m.

I know that an overdose means you have taken too much drugs at once, but what does that mean for your body? What is the science behind a drug overdose (OD)? How do people die from overdosing? Can you survive an OD?

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Is it safe to take "study drugs"?

Last updated Oct. 23, 2012, 7:21 p.m.

If you are not prescribed anything like Adderall or Concerta, is it still safe to use them as "study drugs"?

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What does "coma-toast" mean?

Last updated Oct. 23, 2012, 3:06 p.m.

I heard it said, "she's comatoast." What is it?

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Why does Florida have so much drug use?

Last updated Oct. 15, 2012, 11:21 a.m.

I keep stumbling upon news articles concerning drug incidents in Florida. Is it just me, or does Florida have an unusually high rate of drug activity? If so, why?

Where can I find an interventionist in New York City?

Last updated Sept. 2, 2012, 3:03 p.m.

How do I find an interventionist for drug and alcohol addiction in New York City? Who should I call to help me with an intervention?

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What is Dragonfly? (new drug)

Last updated Aug. 30, 2012, 3:28 p.m.

I heard about a new designer drug called dragonfly. What is it? What is ...

New designer drugs are being created everyday to mimic the effects of drugs like LSD, Ecstasy, and Cocaine. But, who's to say you'll survive the trip?

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Is it legal to buy Xanax online?

Last updated Aug. 29, 2012, 8:38 p.m.

Is it legal to buy Xanax online?

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What is e-prescribing?

Last updated Aug. 29, 2012, 5:59 p.m.

The state of New York is starting "e-prescribing" for pain pills. What will change?

Why do opiate overdoses (ODs) often occur when users relapse?

Last updated Aug. 23, 2012, 8:54 p.m.

When recovering opiate addicts relapse, heroin addicts in particular, why does it often results in an overdose? What makes opiates different from other drugs in this way?

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What are "club drugs"?

Last updated Aug. 22, 2012, 1:57 p.m.

What are "club drugs"?

Is it legal to do an intervention?

Last updated Aug. 15, 2012, 3:41 p.m.

A drug addiction intervention, or even alcohol addiction intervention.

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