Stimulant Treatment

What is Speedballing

What is Speedballing?

I never thought I’d be in a position to try cocaine. I was always the straight edge kid, straight A student, church goer, and someone who had even preached against drinking from time to time. That wasn’t enough to put me in the wrong place at the wrong time....

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Meth Psychosis

The Roots of Meth Psychosis

Pick a drug that people abuse, and the chances are high that some lasting form of emotional scar is attached to that abuse. It doesn’t matter what the individuals’ drug of choice is; all substance abuse cases take a mental toll on the user. Sometimes it’s short-term memory loss –...

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Cocaine and its Effects - IBH

Looking Closer at Cocaine and its Effects

Cocaine is a powerful stimulant derived from coca leaves found mostly in South America. The active ingredient is called cocaine hydrochloride (HCl), which comes in two forms -- free base or powdered cocaine. When snorted through the nose into the nasal cavity, it creates intense sensations of pleasure similar to...

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