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How You Can Help Someone Who Is Addicted
2 years ago

How You Can Help Someone Who Is Addicted

What’s the worst nightmare for family+friends of people with drug addictions?  It’s watching the downward spiral, the medical crisis and maybe even the death of an addict that they couldn’t save. …
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Moving Forward After Addiction
2 years ago

Moving Forward After Addiction

Battles with addiction can rattle or wreck a family. This podcast explores what getting past drug and alcohol addiction means for one girl’s family.

 

If you or a loved one is struggling with …
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Oh, So *This* Is Your Brain on Drugs
2 years ago

Oh, So *This* Is Your Brain on Drugs

There was no shortage of anti-drug PSAs in the 80s and 90s. But were any of them effective? Is it possible that some may have actually been counterproductive to their cause? …
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The Addicaid Guide to Cocaine
2 years ago

The Addicaid Guide to Cocaine

Addicaid Drug Guide to Cocaine. Additional guides in this series are Heroin, Marijuana, LSD, Meth, MDMA (Ecstasy), Nitrous, Psilocybin Mushrooms, Opium, PCP & Ketamine.

Word on the Street:

coke, blow, candy, crack, jack, jimmy, rock, nose candy, …
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This Video Explains the Effects of Crack Cocaine on the Brain
2 years ago

This Video Explains the Effects of Crack Cocaine on the Brain

Watch this short whiteboard-animated video illustrate the difference between crack and powdered cocaine and also explain the effect that both drugs have on the brain and the rest of the body.


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Facing the Pain, Blame & Addiction of Amy Winehouse
2 years ago

Facing the Pain, Blame & Addiction of Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse, the hard-living retro soul star turned tabloid obsession died in 2011 after a very public battle with addiction. The British musician memorably sang about her refusal to go to …
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Tom Hardy Would Have Sold His Mum for Crack
2 years ago

Tom Hardy Would Have Sold His Mum for Crack

By  • Crack, People

“I am fucking lucky to be here,” Tom Hardy said as his biggest lead role yet is set to be launched. The 37-year-old star of Mad Max: Fury Road recalls his struggles …
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The Rational Choices of Crack Addicts
3 years ago

The Rational Choices of Crack Addicts

Dr. Carl Hart, an associate professor at Columbia University, is the author of the book “High Price,” a mix of memoir and scientific research about drug addiction.

From Democracy …
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From Homeless to Magna Cum Laude
3 years ago

From Homeless to Magna Cum Laude

 

by DANEY HILL, from NPR:

I was fighting a rat for the remnants of a corn dog I’d salvaged from the trash. That’s when I realized I’d crossed the final line …
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Your Brain on Crack Cocaine is Hardly a Brain At All
3 years ago

Your Brain on Crack Cocaine is Hardly a Brain At All

Crack causes an intense high that is immediately followed by intense depression, edginess and a craving for crack. Side effects include: eating and sleeping problems, increased heart rate, muscle spasms …
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