Fenethylline is the actual chemical name , and it was initially engineered in the early 60s in Germany. Now its marketed as an amphetamine under the name Captagon and it is used both on the battlefield and the streets of the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) to destroy lives, both young and old.
Where do I start my story? When my son was about 15/16 years old he started giving us trouble at home. He became volatile, critical and sour to have around. It kind of crept up slowly though—not an overnight thing. He had friends I didn’t like and he lied a lot, which I would find out about later.
London, we have a problem. Massive. Actually its not just London. It's Bristol, Manchester, Crawley and many other major urban settings throughout the UK as well. Cocaine related deaths in the UK have more than doubled in the past 4 years.
After my fourth interview with a University level student in the UAE abusing Lyrica, I began to do my own research. Lyrica is a prescription painkiller with a schedule V classification similar to codeine.
In the past 5 years, deaths in the UK relating to heroin have risen strikingly . How does one identify the signs of heroin use in a family member, a friend or colleague, or a loved one? Heroin is an opiate which acts quickly. A surge of euphoria arrives within seconds.
How to destroy a generation of future leaders (Photo by alexkich/Shutterstock.com) With the evolution of social media over the past 10 years, messages from pop culture influencers rebound around the world in a matter of seconds.
The Christmas parties are over. The New Years Eve gatherings are rapidly becoming a distant memory. Many hangovers have been had and are now fading. Massive amounts of alcohol have now been consumed throughout the UK, Europe, and the world in the last week.
Albert Hofmann, a chemist working for Sandoz Pharmaceutical, synthesized LSD for the first time in 1938 in Basel, Switzerland. He was looking for a blood stimulant.
Alcohol is prevalent in today’s world more than ever. It’s commonplace to see this portrayed in Television, Film and in social media, as well as New Year’s Eve parties, college campus parties and twenty-first birthday celebrations.
The damaging effects of Crystal Meth have been all the more clear recently with pop artist Fergie’s revelations of the extent of personal paranoia, fear and altered reality she experienced while on the drug.