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iso drug
Addiction
STODZY

What Is The New ISO Drug?

In recent months, a new drug with terrifying side effects has found its way onto the black market. Called “isotonitazene” but commonly referred to as “ISO,” this drug is a synthetic opioid. First created to mimic the effects of drugs like oxycodone and fentanyl, the ISO drug can be even

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meth use signs
Detox
STODZY

The Signs & Symptoms Of Meth Use

Methamphetamine has become one of the most dangerous drugs in America. Highly addictive, extremely potent, and easily accessible, meth is finding its way into more and more homes across the U.S. In 2020 alone, an estimated 2.5 million Americans actively used meth. Tragically, that same year, 30,000 Americans lost their

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how long do benzo withdrawal symptoms last
Detox
STODZY

How Long Does Benzo Withdrawal Last?

Over the last 20 years, benzodiazepine dependence has skyrocketed in America. Widely available and highly addictive, benzodiazepines are perfectly situated in a position ripe for misuse. During the process of recovering from benzo addiction, one will encounter the effects of benzodiazepine withdrawals, also known as benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome. Knowing how

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How do Opiates Affect the Brain
Drug Addiction
STODZY

How Do Opiates Affect The Brain?

Over the last two decades, opiates have swiftly become one of the most widely used and misused drugs in America. Easily, accessible, widely available, and highly addictive, opiates are uniquely positioned to have devastatingly negative effects on the lives of users due to how opiates affect the brain. Each year

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drug overdose symptoms
Addiction
STODZY

What Are The Drug Overdose Symptoms?

Understanding drug overdose and how to combat it can be essential to the life-saving process. Each year, thousands of lives are lost at the hands of drug overdose. Knowing life-saving practices and how to react during an overdose can mean the difference between tragedy and a new lease on life.

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