New university students, having just finished spending the majority of their life studying and working hard to gain acceptance into the school of their choice, are met with many challenges throughout their university years.
Ecstasy is one of the most popular party drugs ever to curse mankind. Disguised as “fun” and taken liberally by many club goers, this drug is not what is seems to be.
It has been seen in cinemas, in your living room, on the television, in magazines and even described in books. The moderately well-off person, all the way to the extremely rich are utilizing a dangerous substance to give them the upper hand and the edge to be the best. A white powder designed to mimic energy, confidence, and euphoria, but with every sniff or snort it tears away at the individual physically and mentally.
Adderall is a prescription drug commonly used to treat ADHD. It has mainly been abused in colleges and universities to aid students in their studies. Adderall is very powerful and much more potent than other amphetamines like Ritalin, for example.
Heroin is an opioid drug made from morphine, a natural substance taken from the seed pod of the various opium poppy plants grown in Southeast and Southwest Asia, Mexico, and Colombia.
Benzodiazepines, also known as “benzos”, are man made brain and central nervous system depressants used to treat anxiety, nervousness and other ailments.
MDMA is a synthetic drug that alters mood and perception (awareness of surrounding objects and conditions). It is chemically similar to both stimulants and hallucinogens, producing feelings of increased energy, pleasure, emotional warmth, and distorted sensory and time perception.
When I was in high school it was a casual conversation to speak about drugs with my your classmates on break times, over text, in the lunch room and whatnot.
Illegal drugs cause a plethora of effects on the mind and body. One most notable effect is the depletion of valuable resources the body needs to survive and be healthy.
At the age of 8, I used to skateboard a lot with my brother. It was one of our passions we shared as a way of bonding. The parks we attended were populated heavily by other kids like us. The majority were there just to simply skate and have fun.