Alcoholism is a self-identified disease. Some people realize they have a problem with alcohol dependence because they were late for work a couple times. Other people could lose their job, family, friends, get arrested and still not think that they have a problem with alcohol.
Methamphetamine, commonly known as Meth, is a highly addictive and deadly drug. There are several methods of use, a few being: Smoking, Snorting, Intravenous, and ingesting orally.
The majority of people who are prescribed prescriptions use them as prescribed. However an estimated 48 million people (aged 12 and older), according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, have used prescription drugs for recreation. Some of those people do not become addicted, but some do.
Prescription opioid pain medicines such as OxyContin® and Vicodin® have effects similar to heroin. Research suggests that misuse of these drugs may open the door to heroin use. Nearly 80 percent of Americans using heroin (including those in treatment) reported misusing prescription opioids prior to using heroin.
Party drugs are a category of drugs that are often times used at parties, raves, dance clubs, and music festivals. “Party Drugs” consists of a wide variety of different drugs some of them are: Ketamine, GHB, and MDMA (Ecstasy).