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Interesting Facts and Statistics:
The widespread availability of benzodiazepines such as Ativan has increasingly made them common drugs of abuse and addiction.
The risks for addictions to prescription drugs have been known to increase substantially when the drugs are used in ways other than for those prescribed. Healthcare providers, doctors and pharmacists, as well as patients themselves, can all play an important role in identifying and preventing prescription drug abuse.
Due to the depression of the central nervous system as a result of heroin use, mental functioning becomes clouded.
Intervention specialists must apply a sufficient amount of careful planning in order to host an effective drug intervention. The intervention process has long proven to be a key component in helping an individual with a substance abuse problem to go from the downward spiral of a drug addiction to the successful road of recovery .Keep in mind that no matter what takes place on the day of the intervention, it will serve the purpose of getting the person's attention. If the person refuses to get immediate help, they will still benefit from the intervention in some way; usually the individual will accept some form of professional help later: later that same day, the next day, the next week, or the next month or two.
Possession of LSD is illegal and an individual could be charged with a felony and up to 6 months in prison for the first offence.
According to the 2000 Monitoring the Future survey, Ecstasy use increased among students in the 12th, 10th, and 8th grades.