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How to Identify Meth by Look, Smell, and Taste

Written By Carolina Center For Recovery - August 26th, 2021

Methamphetamine, also known as meth, crystal meth, or ice is a powerful and highly addictive stimulant drug. It is chemically similar to amphetamine, a medication…

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Dangers of Shooting OxyContin (Oxycodone)

Written By Carolina Center For Recovery - August 11th, 2021

There are several ways to administer and abuse prescription drugs. Some people swallow them, others crush and snort them, and some inject drugs directly into…

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Side Effects and Dangers of Smoking Meth

Written By Carolina Center For Recovery - August 6th, 2021

Methamphetamine is a powerful stimulant drug that increases wakefulness and physical activity–even in small doses. It is also known as meth, crystal meth, or ice.…

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Vyvanse vs. Adderall for ADHD: What’s The Difference?

Written By Carolina Center For Recovery - July 14th, 2021

Vyvanse and Adderall are two medications used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Both medications are stimulants that work by raising levels of dopamine…

Abused Substances Prescription Drugs

Is Delta-8 THC Addictive?

Written By Carolina Center For Recovery - July 7th, 2021

Marijuana is one of the most commonly abused substances in the United States.[1] Although it is legal for medicinal use in most states and recreational…

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