Two of the most common long-term effects of heroin addiction are liver failure and heart disease.
In 2005, 4.4 million teenagers (aged 12 to 17) in the US admitted to taking prescription painkillers, and 2.3 million took a prescription stimulant such as Ritalin. 2.2 million abused over-the-counter drugs such as cough syrup. The average age for first-time users is now 13 to 14.
88% of people using anti-psychotics are also abusing other substances.
There were over 1.8 million Americans 12 or older who used a hallucinogen or inhalant for the first time. (1.1 million among hallucinogens)
Oxycodone is as powerful as heroin and affects the nervous system the same way.
There are confidential rehab facilities which treat celebrities and executives so they you can get clean without the paparazzi or business associates finding out.
Over 26 percent of all Ambien-related ER cases were admitted to a critical care unit or ICU.
When taken, meth and crystal meth create a false sense of well-being and energy, and so a person will tend to push his body faster and further than it is meant to go.
Alcohol affects the central nervous system, thereby controlling all bodily functions.
PCP (known as Angel Dust) stays in the system 1-8 days.
There were approximately 160,000 amphetamine and methamphetamine related emergency room visits in 2011.
Medical consequences of chronic heroin injection abuse include scarred and/or collapsed veins, bacterial infections of the blood vessels and heart valves, abscesses (boils) and other soft-tissue infections, and liver or kidney disease.
More teenagers die from taking prescription drugs than the use of cocaine AND heroin combined.
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