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Interesting Facts and Statistics:
Infections from unsterile needles are common among amphetamine users who inject the drug. Some infections are passed from user to user via shared needles.
The rate of current marijuana use among teens aged 12 to 17 decreased from 8.2 percent in 2002 to 6.7 percent in 2006 and remained unchanged at 6.7 percent in 2007 and 2008.
Individuals who abuse OxyContin seek to gain the euphoric effects, mitigate pain, and avoid withdrawal symptoms associated with OxyContin or heroin abstinence.
Other street names for amphetamines are bennies, glass, crystal, crank, pep pills, and uppers.
While in drug rehab treatment, individuals will learn about addiction, recovery and relapse while addressing misguided beliefs about self, others and their environment. Attending a drug addiction treatment program will help the recovering drug addict to make healthy lifestyle changes, manage their feelings and develop coping tools and drug refusal skills. In addition, they will be able to learn to identify relapse warning signs and challenge thoughts that may lead to relapse.
The Oxycodone in Percocet is the active ingredient that acts on the central nervous system and smooth muscle tissue, slowing the functions of this system down.