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Ecstasy became popular initially among young adults in the nightclub scene or at weekend-long dance parties known as raves.
A drug intervention is a process that helps an individual to recognize the extent of their substance abuse problem. Individuals that have a drug or alcohol addiction generally are not aware that the substance abuse problem is out of control.
Xanax, like so many other pharmaceutical drugs has found its way from drug stores to drug dealers, and is being abused by individuals that just want to get high.
Young adults aged 18 to 22 enrolled full time in college were more likely than their peers not enrolled full time (i.e., part-time college students and persons not currently enrolled in college) to use alcohol in the past month, binge drink, and drink heavily. Past month alcohol use was reported by 64.4 percent of full-time college students compared with 53.2 percent of persons aged 18 to 22 who were not enrolled full time. Binge and heavy use rates for college students were 44.8 and 19.5 percent, respectively, compared with 38.3 and 13.0 percent, respectively, for 18 to 22 year olds not enrolled full time in college.
Because Methadone is a synthetic opiate it has the same characteristics as other drugs in this class; for this reason it is generally used to replace other medications such as Vicodin, OxyContin, and Heroin.
Most of the individuals who are given prescription medications by their doctors take the medications responsibly, but approximately 11 million Americans used prescription drugs for non-medical purposes during 2006 according to surveys that were conducted by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).