Chapters Capistrano Blog

June 18, 2018

Medical Usage and Side Effects of Prozac: Can You Get High On Fluoxetine ‘Prozac’?

Prozac, also known by the name Fluoxetine, is a drug typically used in the treatment of major depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, and other certain conditions. Fluoxetine Hydrochloride is the most active chemical compound in Prozac. The drug is administered orally and is classified as a Selective Serotonin Uptake Inhibitor (SSRI) alongside […]

June 15, 2018

Most Dangerous Drugs That Can Result in an Overdose

We hear about drug overdoses almost every day, whether because a famous artist died from one accidentally or because of the epidemic linked to opioid crisis. Drugs seem to be everywhere, and the government is cracking down on dealers and countries who export the dangerous substances into the United States, […]

June 14, 2018

Household Highs: The Dangers Lurking in Your Home

We have all heard about teen ingesting detergent pods as a game and then ending up in the local emergency room. Just like with these everyday household items, there are other dangers lurking in your own home and as a parent you must always be on the lookout. While you […]

June 11, 2018

The Dangers Of Using Nutmeg To Get High

Nutmegs, the “dried seed kernels of a tall evergreen tree” (nejm.org) may seem like a quick and easy alternative to taking drugs, but you’re risking your very life if you do. Used as early as the Middle Ages as a spice, the first time it was used as poison was […]

June 6, 2018

Inherent Risks of Snorting Adderall

Adderall is a stimulant that is mainly used to treat ADHD. It’s a combination of both amphetamine and dextroamphetamine, which pass through the central nervous system and alter the chemicals in the brain to control hyperactivity. Patients taking this drug report of improved concentration, listening skills, and their ability to […]

June 5, 2018

Do You Love Your Alcohol? You May Need to Know More About Wet Brain Syndrome

Wet brain is known by other names such as Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, beri-beri, Wernicke’s encephalopathy, and Korsakoff’s psychosis. But that’s not exactly accurate since Wernicke’s encephalopathy and Korsakoff’s psychosis actually refer to different stages of wet brain. The condition is mostly associated with alcohol abuse. The problem is that the onset of […]

June 4, 2018

Is Marijuana an Opiate?

Every day, about 115 people lose their lives following an overdose of opioids in the United States. Misuse of opioids and addiction are being considered a national crisis that should be addressed carefully. In 2015, over 33,000 American lost their lives because of overdosing on opioids. Also, in the same year, […]

June 1, 2018

Keep Your Teens Safe: Guide On What Specific Drugs Smell Like

There is nothing more alarming than having to wonder if your child is using drugs. There might be occasions when you smell something strange as you enter your teenager’s room and can not quite pinpoint what it is. Or you might have found yourself hitching a ride in your child’s […]

May 31, 2018

The Difference Between Molly and Ecstasy

The drugs Molly and Ecstasy became popular back in the 1990’s during raves because of the feeling it gives its users which is normally a feeling of euphoria. In short, it is a party drug. Like LSD back in the 1960’s, users who use Molly or Ecstasy, mainly use the […]

May 30, 2018

What are the Short & Long Term Effects of Alcohol Use?

Drinking alcohol will influence the body, both physically and mentally. Abusers of alcohol will see short-term effects as well as long-term effects as the liquid is consumed. It is important to understand fully the short-term effects to see how one will be affected when drinking alcohol in large quantities. Once you […]