Entries by Chris Whitaker

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Spice/K2: Drug Facts for Teens

What Is Spice? Spice is a mix of herbs (shredded plant material) and laboratory-made chemicals with mind-altering effects. It is often called “synthetic marijuana” or “fake weed” because some of the chemicals in it are similar to ones in marijuana. But, its effects are sometimes very different from marijuana, and often much stronger. Usually the chemicals […]

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Signs of Alcohol Misuse

Drinking alcohol is not necessarily a problem, but drinking too much can cause bad things to happen. People who drink too much alcohol might forget things that happened when they were drunk. This is called a blackout. People drunk on alcohol often: laugh and talk loudly feel dizzy have blurry vision have trouble staying on […]