The Detox Process

In this video, Jonathan Reitman, MD, an addiction medicine specialist, briefly explains and discusses the elements involved in a safe, successful detoxification from different...

Effects of Alcohol on the Brain

Though upon reaching a certain age, alcohol is a legal substance, there can be many adverse effects on one's brain if it is abused....

Effects of Marijuana on the Brain

Marijuana originates from the hemp plant, Cannabis Sativa. It is the dried flowers, stems, leaves and seeds from this plant. The active chemical in...

Effects of Methamphetamine on the Brain

Listed as a Schedule II controlled substance, methamphetamine is considered to be one of the most addictive drugs available. It can be used in...

Effects of Cocaine on the Brain

Currently, cocaine is considered to be a Scheduled II substance according to the DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration). This means that cocaine is considered to...

Effects of Heroin on the Brain

Heroin is an extremely addictive opioid drug that is derived from morphine. Morphine is a natural substance that is extracted from the opium poppy...
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