Isolde in Drug Information
22 October 2018

What on Earth Is Captagon…?

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.


Devin in Benzos
23 February 2018

Binging on Benzos

Benzodiazepines, also known as “benzos”, are man made brain and central nervous system depressants used to treat anxiety, nervousness and other ailments.


Isolde in Drug abuse
14 February 2018

Lyrica Abuse in The United Arab Emirates

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.


Jemima J. Jones in Crack Cocaine
21 January 2018

Skating on Ice, But Not on an Ice Rink

The supposed upside to Crystal Methylone (methamphetamine) and why its users blindly rate it, is for its ability to make one feel good. The flip side of the coin is the fact that has one of the most dangerous consequences that one could experience—It attacks the central nervous system and in particular the brain itself.


Isolde in Drug Information
8 January 2018

Pop Culture Power Gone Wrong

How to destroy a generation of future leaders. 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.


Jemima J. Jones in Drug Stories
4 January 2018

“If Only it Were Over—but the Only Way Out is Death—I Don’t Want to Die.”

Take a deep breath—I tell it like it is—Jenny J. Jones. The heading above are the words that a heroin addict said to me one Monday when I visited a squat where heroin was the order of the day. The floors were littered with aluminum foil, boxes of matches, petrol lighters, tourniquets, leftover food and rubbish, dirty clothes and sneakers (shoes).


Isolde in Drug Information
2 January 2018

Alcohol… Greeting 2018 with a Hangover?

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.


Jemima J. Jones in Drug Information
1 January 2018

The Activity With a Payoff—and a Driver Experiences an Unexpected Death

Heroin dealers invariably deal this drug for its monetary payoff. For two of them and four innocent bystanders, the outcome was very different.


Isolde in Drug Information
24 December 2017

Signs of LSD use

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.


Isolde in Cocaine
18 December 2017

My Partner is an Alcoholic: Signs and Symptoms of Alcohol Abuse

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.