Addiction occurs when a chemical dependency to a drug is combined with an overwhelming urge to use the substance. We believe it is important to understand the substances that can lead to drug dependency.
Amphetamines are a group of drugs that increase the activity of certain chemicals in the brain and are classed as stimulant drugs. Click Here To Learn more
Cocaine is manufactured from the coca plant and is a stimulant drug which affects the central nervous system by speeding up the activity of certain chemicals in the brain, producing a feeling of increased alertness and reduced fatigue. Click Here To Learn more
Ecstasy is the name given to methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA). Ecstasy is a derivative of the amphetamine group and has both stimulant and hallucinogenic properties. It is sometimes referred to as a 'psychedelic amphetamine'. Click Here To Learn more
Methamphetamine is a powerful, highly addictive stimulant that affects the central nervous system. Also known as meth, chalk, ice, and crystal, among many other terms, it takes the form of a white, odorless, bitter-tasting crystalline powder that easily dissolves in water or alcohol. Click Here To Learn more
Opiates cover a huge variety of drugs, ranging from legal drugs such as fentanyl, codeine, and morphine to illegal drugs such as heroin and opium. Click Here To Learn more
Phencyclidine, also known as angel dust among other names, is a drug used for its mind-altering effects. PCP may cause hallucinations, distorted perceptions of sounds, and violent behavior. Click Here To Learn more
Tetrahydrocannabinol is the chemical compound in cannabis responsible for a euphoric high. Click Here To Learn moreThere are a number of outside resources you may contact for further information, help and guidance.