Woman struggles after learning about what is mescaline

What is Mescaline?

Mescaline, also called mescal or peyote, serves a cultural purpose for Native Americans, as it has for thousands of years. But through non-cultural use, this intoxicant causes many adverse effects. Anyone abusing drugs on a recreational basis needs help understanding their root causes for doing so and how to fix these problems for a healthier…

Man in distress thanks to salvia side effects

Salvia Side Effects

Salvia is now one of the most popular recreational drugs among adolescents and young adult drug abusers. Because it is easy to obtain and carries a low addiction potential, some believe the drug is not toxic. However, there are salvia side effects that carry short-term and long-term risks. Recognizing Symptoms to Diagnosis a Salvia Addiction…

Woman struggling through GHB side effects

GHB Side Effects

Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) is a controlled substance. Although it has medical uses, GHB side effects can lead to severe substance abuse problems. For some, it’s also a drug to get high. Others misuse it as a date rape drug. Who Abuses GHB? Interestingly, some athletes misuse the drug to build muscle mass and decrease fat. Mind…

Woman struggling with the symptoms of hallucinogen persisting perception disorder

Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder

Hallucinogen persisting perception disorder is a recurring distortion of a person’s visual perception. Typically, it presents itself as a lingering effect of hallucinogen abuse. Symptoms may continue for months or years. Some relief from symptoms occurs with addiction treatment care. However, consuming hallucinogenic drugs is common with diagnosing this rare disorder. Causes of Hallucinogen Persisting…