Amphetamine use in Nevada is becoming an increasing problem. In fact, Nevada has the nation’s highest amphetamine death rate. As the Las Vegas Review-Journal recently reported, "The death rate in Nevada attributed to “psychostimulants” — a class of drugs that includes methamphetamine, ecstasy and ADHD prescription drugs like Adderall and Ritalin — hit 7.5 per [...]
Did you know that Benzodiazepines and alcohol are the only two substances that have withdrawal symptoms that can directly cause death? This is due to the potential for severe seizures during withdrawal. Withdrawal from other substances such as methamphetamines or opioids may make you feel like you are dying, but withdrawal from these substances won’t directly [...]
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Imagine this: the sun is shining, the temperature is perfect, and you are sitting in your lawn chair barbecuing hamburgers and hotdogs waiting for it to get dark so you can watch the fireworks to celebrate America’s birthday. You look to your left, then you look to your right and everyone has a cold drink [...]