Chapters Capistrano Blog

May 16, 2019

Dangers of the World’s 8 Most Addictive Substances

Addictive substances are everywhere, from the ingredients in the foods and drinks we consume, to other products we use on our bodies or breathe in daily. Here is a list of some of the most common and highly addictive substances and their effects: [toc] 1. Heroin Heroin is an opioid drug […]

May 15, 2019

Substance Use Rehab Takes Backseat to Profits for Big Pharma, Generics

The cost of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for drug addiction may be going down as two generic versions of the popular Suboxone sublingual film were approved for sale in February. That’s not guaranteed in the long run. Generic drugs are drugs whose patent has expired so no one drug company has […]

May 14, 2019

Dab: What Is It and How Are People Abusing It?

Dabbing is becoming more popular all over the country. This is mostly because people are choosing it as a different method of using marijuana. It has become especially popular in states where marijuana is legal. [toc] Defining Dabbing Dabbing is when a person inhales and uses a small portion of […]

May 10, 2019

What is Hydrochlorothiazide? Addiction, Abuse, Effects & Symptoms

Hydrochlorothiazide, also known by the brand names Microzide, Esidrix, Zide, Oretic, HydroDiuril, and Ezide, is a medication commonly prescribed to treat high blood pressure. It is a diuretic and helps rid your body of excess salt and water by increasing your urine production. It can also be prescribed for the […]

May 8, 2019

Mental Health Problems and Substance Use Disorder Go Hand-in-Hand

This month is the Mental Health America nonprofit’s 70th annual Mental Health Awareness Month. Not to high-jack this special month, but it may as well be substance use disorder (SUD) awareness month as well because SUD is a mental illness and because SUD and other mental illnesses co-occur so frequently […]

May 6, 2019

Butalbital Addiction: What Dangers Does It Present?

is a type of drug known as a barbiturate. It is a central nervous depressant. Doctors prescribe butalbital for a variety of reasons. Most of the prescriptions are intended to treat seizures, pain, or anxiety. Barbiturates are also used for sedative purposes. While doctors do not prescribe barbiturate medications as […]

May 3, 2019

Benzedrex (Propylhexedrine): What Is It and How Do People Abuse It?

One of the non-prescription decongestants is benzedrex intranasal inhalers. The generic version of this drug is called propylhexedrine. People can get these inhalers over-the-counter to help relieve their nasal congestion. The problem is that they can be abused. If you have been abusing them, be sure to contact a addiction treatment […]

May 2, 2019

Norco: Dangers, Effects, Withdrawal, Overdose And Detox

Norco is a prescription opioid drug that contains hydrocodone, a powerful painrelieving medication. Like other opioid drugs such as morphine and heroin, the drug is an opioid agonist, which means that it is an opioid drug that produces physical changes when it attaches to receptors. Doctors primarily prescribe Norco as a […]

May 1, 2019

Can You Die From Taking Shrooms?

Psychedelic shrooms are ingested. People take them to experience hallucinations, increase in their mood and perception, periods of euphoria, and alterations in their thinking process. These types of shrooms are often called “magic mushrooms” or simply “shrooms”. They contain the chemical psilocybin which can be a dangerous substance. It is […]