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    • What Are the Long-Term Effects of Marijuana Use? Created: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      If you smoke marijuana for a number of years, you can experience some negative consequences, contrary to popular belief among many teens.
    • Circle Treatment Center PC of Gaithersburg MD Created: Sunday, March 13, 2005 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Substance abuse treatment and mental health services offered by Circle Treatment Center PC of Gaithersburg MD.
    • Sacramento County Probation Drug Court Created: Tuesday, January 25, 2005 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Substance abuse services offered by Sacramento County Probation Drug Court.
    • Rohypnol and GHB Basic Facts Created: Tuesday, August 01, 2006 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Rohypnol and GHB emerged in the early 1990s as 'drug-assisted assault' or 'date rape' drugs. They are predominantly central nervous system depressants. They are colorless, tasteless, odorless, and ...
    • What Are the Symptoms of Alcohol Poisoning? Created: Tuesday, April 01, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Answers to frequently asked questions from the About.com Alcoholism / Substance Abuse site.
    • Even Casual Marijuana Use Can Cause Changes in the Brain Created: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      MRI images show that even casual marijuana use can cause significant changes in brain regions associated with motivation and decision making.
    • Adult Children of Alcoholics Screening Quiz Created: Friday, November 26, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Did you grow up with a problem drinker? Those who grow up in homes where there is alcohol abuse or alcoholism are sometimes affected in ways they do not even realize." itemif expr="$zTP='t3'" --> i...
    • Detachment - Letting Go of Someone Else's Problem Created: Tuesday, November 18, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      For the friends and family of the alcoholic, the key to serenity is finding the wisdom to know the difference between what they can and cannot change and detaching with love."
    • How Long Does Concerta Stay in Your System? Created: Monday, March 18, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Determining exactly how long concerta is detectable in the body depends on many variables.
    • What Is Drug Addiction? Created: Monday, November 24, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Drug addiction has been characterized by the National Institute on Drug Abuse as a complex and chronic brain disease that can cause compulsive drug seeking.
    • What Are the Long-Term Effects of Methamphetamine Abuse? Created: Monday, November 24, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      The question is asked about the long-term effects of methamphetamine abuse on users, which includes the problem of addiction.
    • Dealing With Having an Relapse Created: Friday, February 27, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      If you tried to quit drinking or using drugs but had a relapse, you're not alone. Statistics indicate that up to 90% of people have at least one." itemprop="description" itemprop="description"...
    • Marijuana Interferes With Attention Created: Thursday, June 12, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Sustained attention to timing-tasks was substantially altered in laboratory rats when they were given a synthetic cannabinoid - a compound similar to the naturally occurring one in marijuana."
    • Early Marijuana Use Linked to Cognitive Impairment Created: Thursday, May 08, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      There is evidence that individuals who start to smoke marijuana at an early age, while the brain is still developing, show deficits in cognition which are not seen in individuals who begin use of t...
    • Should Parents Use Home Drug Tests? Created: Wednesday, August 26, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Home testing kits have become popular in recent years for parents trying to determine if their children are using drugs, but are the tests really effective?" itemprop="desczTP='t3'" --> itemprop="d...
    • Games Alcoholic Families Play Created: Wednesday, November 19, 2003 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      You are not the cause of someone else's drinking problem, but you can contribute to it by playing a role in the alcoholic family drama." itemprop="description" Monday, March 18, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Determining exactly how long opium is detectable in the body depends on many variables, including which kind of drug test is being used.
    • Warning Signs of an Alcohol or Drug Relapse Created: Monday, May 25, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      An alcohol or drug relapse does not begin when you pick up your drug of choice, it is a process that begins long before actual use." itemprop="description">
    • New 'Shake and Bake' Meth Method Explodes Created: Wednesday, September 02, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      A new method of manufacturing methamphetamine designed to get around laws restricting sale of the ingredients needs to make meth is spreading across the country." itemprop=pr="$zTP='t3'" --> itempr...
    • STEP Home of Grand Forks ND Created: Wednesday, March 23, 2005 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      Substance abuse treatment services offered by STEP Home of Grand Forks ND
    • Drinking Alcohol During Pregnancy Created: Wednesday, November 19, 2003 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Some experts say moderate drinking during pregnancy is okay, but there are others who believe taking even one drink is like playing Russian Roulette with your baby's health."
    • Basic Facts About PCP Created: Monday, December 29, 2008 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Phencyclidine (PCP) was developed in the 1950s as an intravenous anesthetic, but its use was discontinued after patients who were given the drug experienced psychotic reactions."
    • Alcoholism Frequently Asked Questions Created: Sunday, December 07, 2003 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Here are the questions The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism most often receives about alcohol and alcoholism along with their answers." itemprop="descript't3'" --> itemprop="descr...
    • Getting Treatment for Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms Created: Thursday, June 03, 2004 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Most people who quit drinking alcohol experience mild to moderate withdrawal symptoms and can usually be treated by healthcare providers on an out-patient basis, but five percent experience severe ...
    • How Can I Get Him to Stop? Created: Friday, November 21, 2003 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      When visitors to the Alcoholism site at About.com ask the above questions about the drinker in their lives the answer is not simple." itemprop="description"> Sunday, April 25, 2004 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      MDMA / Ecstasy affects the brain by increasing the activity of at least three neurotransmitters : serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine.
    • The Health Effects of Commonly Used Drugs Created: Tuesday, August 04, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Contrary to what some believe, the abuse or nonmedical use of any drug can have long-lasting effects on your health." itemprop="description">> Wednesday, January 03, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      The ingredients used to make methamphetamine in clandestine laboratories are generally household products that by themselves present little danger, but when combined can have serious toxic and expl...
    • The Effects of Parental Alcoholism on Children Created: Monday, April 25, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      One misconception that many alcoholics and addicts seem to have is that their drinking or substance abuse is not effecting anyone else." itemprop="description" Friday, November 21, 2003 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Those trying to abstain from alcohol are warned against the use of non-alcoholic beer, now there may be scientific evidence to support the admonition
    • What Are the Short-Term Effects of Marijuana Use? Created: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Smoking marijuana can have a variety of short-term effects, all of which are even greater if alcohol or other drugs are also being used.
    • What Happens If You Smoke Marijuana? Created: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      How marijuana affects the individual user depends on many different factors, including the user's previous experience.

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