DRUG AWARENESS

Aaron in Drug Awareness
August 10, 2021

What Is Isotonitazene?

A new drug in the headlines is sixty time more potent then morphine. This drug has already been schedule 1 for years so why is it ending up back in the news now?

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Aaron in Drug Awareness
July 29, 2021

Does Marijuana Impair Your Driving?

With marijuana legalization becoming more common, what impact will this have on driving and public safety? We took a look at the research to provide an answer to this question.

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Aaron in Drug Awareness
June 16, 2021

It’s “Just” Marijuana

Marijuana has become more and more acceptable today. Is it such a passive view on the substance really safe however.

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Aaron in Drug Awareness
May 25, 2021

COVID-19 Didn’t Slow Down Addiction

2020 was a crazy year and while COVID-19 did slow down our everyday lives, it did not slow down addiction across the country.

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Aaron in Drug Awareness
December 1, 2020

Consequences of Long-term Benzodiazepine Use

Benzodiazepines are most often prescribed for so-called panic disorders and anxiety. While there may be some who find these drugs temporarily relieve symptoms, they are extremely addictive and the risk of using them cannot be overstated.

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Aaron in Drug Awareness
November 22, 2020

Teenagers and Fentanyl

One of the strangest things in our country is the attitude towards teenagers experimenting with drugs as though it is some cultural norm. I have heard stories from nonaddicts who tried weed, alcohol , cocaine, or hallucinogens when they were in their teens.

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Aaron in Drug Awareness
June 15, 2020

How Fentanyl Is Accelerating the Opioid Epidemic

The opiate epidemic has been going on far too long. Dealers are putting Fentanyl in the most unsuspecting street drugs, one of which is marijuana. The idea behind lacing cannabis with Fentanyl would be to get the addict to experience a more potent, more euphoric high.

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Aaron in Drug Awareness
June 10, 2020

Coronavirus vs Opioid Epidemic

The idea of comparing health crisis issues is not new. The opioid epidemic has been compared several times to the HIV epidemic, the flu, and countless others. I want to compare the opioid epidemic to the most recent health crisis, COVID 19.

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Angel Serra in Drug Awareness
January 12, 2020

How Do Drug Sniffing Dogs Work?

Dogs have always been a part of our lives for as long as we can remember. Humans have learned to adapt dogs to various uses over the years. Dogs are most commonly used for companionship, hunting, service roles for people with disabilities, and of course using their powerful noses to find things.

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Angel Serra in Drug Awareness
September 23, 2019

Maker of OxyContin Files for Bankruptcy

Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy late Sunday, September 15, 2019. Lawsuits from all over the United States claim Purdue Pharma started the opiate and opioid epidemic we currently are experiencing. Purdue Pharma are known for being the makers of OxyContin and MS Contin.

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