Amphetamine Addiction: Symptoms, Side Effects & Treatment

Australian methamphetamine users had 11 times the prevalence of psychosis found in the general population, and methamphetamine dependence further tripled the risk for psychosis, even after adjusting for prior history of psychotic disorders 193. A European study documented recent increases in hospital admissions for amphetamine-induced paranoid psychosis 194. A recent review concluded that 20% of […]

Ethanol Toxicity StatPearls NCBI Bookshelf

Most states have Good Samaritan laws, which allow people to call 911 without fear of arrest if they’re having a drug or alcohol overdose or see someone else who is overdosing. As blood alcohol concentration (BAC) increases, so does the effect of alcohol—as well as the risk of harm. Even small increases in BAC can […]

Am I an Alcoholic? 10 Questions to Ask Yourself

If you’re concerned about your answers, the first step is to talk with a healthcare provider about your drinking. You can talk to a physician, psychiatrist, or mental health provider. They can ask you further questions and help you figure out if you have an alcohol use disorder. The questions above are the same questions […]