GHB is also called as “liquid ecstasy,” this cheaper club drug can be most dangerous when mixed with alcohol. Here’s how to support a patient who’s overdosed.ara Walters, 23, is brought to your emergency department (ED) after she collapsed at a nightclub. The paramedics report that when they arrived on the scene, Ms. Walters was…

INTRODUCTION TO GHB Gamma hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) is commonly occurring small chain fatty acid that has been described as a possible neurotransmitter. From 1990, GHB has been abused on the street in the names such as “Liquid Ecstasy,” “Soap,” “Easy Lay,” and “Georgia Home Boy.” GHB and its precursors, gamma butyrolactone and 1, 4 butanediol,…

The high dose deaths across the country associated to Fentanyl, an effective prescription pain-killer that has been pushed into the illegal drug supply, seem to be slowing.”We’ve seen a decline in the number of deaths. I won’t say it’s definitely over, but it looks like this fight is declining,” said John P. Walters, the director…

Productivity, safety, absenteeism and medical expense are some of the problems that require correction. Workers who experienced drugs and alcohol are 25% less productive than those who abstain. They also threaten the safety of fellow employees and the general public and can run up enormous medical and rehabilitation expenses for their employers. Drug use causes…

Alcohol and drug rehabs are places for people to go when they suffer from addiction to drugs. These places offer hope to those who have hit rock bottom and have let the drugs take over their lives. Rehabilitation centers were created by specialists in the medical field who know the right ways to help someone…

Improving Health, Improves Recovery Physical Fitness and Addiction Recovery from Alcohol and Drug Addiction needs a balanced approach of the will, mind and body. The whole individual is injured in mind, body and spirit. Hence, the recovery of the whole person also involves the mind, body and spirit. One cannot function independently of the other.…