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Did You Know? ...
Interesting Facts and Statistics:
Once in the brain, an opiate such as heroin is rapidly converted to morphine, which then activates opiate receptors located throughout the brain, including within the reward system.
Vicodin has numerous side effects including drowsiness, impaired motor skills, dry mouth, constipation and nausea.
Methadone is known for its calming effect that relieves feelings of anxiety and replaces this nervousness with feelings of warmth, relaxation and detachment.
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.
In 2005, about 10.8 million persons aged 12 to 20 (28.2 percent of this age group) reported drinking alcohol in the past month. Nearly 7.2 million (18.8 percent) were binge drinkers, and 2.3 million (6.0 percent) were heavy drinkers. These figures have remained essentially the same since the 2002 survey.
Methadone can be made available either as a ready-to-drink solution or as a concentrate, which must be mixed first with water or fruit juice. Methadone is also available as a liquid that can be administered via injection.