Mental Health and Addiction Treament

Addictive Personalities and Rohypnol Addiction Development

While addiction is a disease that the addict has little control over other than to accept treatment, drug abuse and addiction develop due to an individual’s choices. The inability to cope with difficulties and process negative emotions or simply being an impulsive person who thinks about the short-term rather than the long-term are personality traits … Continue reading Addictive Personalities and Rohypnol Addiction Development

Drug Abuse

Dangers of Combining Rohypnol and Tranquilizers

Tranquilizer is a term that encompasses a wide range of sedatives, including the following: Sleep medications like Ambien, Sonata and Lunesta Barbiturates like Amytal, Solfoton and Nembutal Benzodiazepines like Xanax, Valium and Klonopin Rohypnol is also a benzodiazepine-class tranquilizer, but these pills (also known as “ruffies”) have approximately 10 times the potency of Xanax and … Continue reading Dangers of Combining Rohypnol and Tranquilizers

Drug Abuse

Preventing Rohypnol Overdose

Rohypnol is a benzodiazepine that is used in several countries for short-term treatment of insomnia and as a sedative before surgical procedures. Rohypnol’s effects include the following: Sedation Muscle relaxation Reduced anxiety Prevention of convulsions or seizures Despite potential medical uses Rohypnol is not legal in the United States. Rohypnol is commonly known as the … Continue reading Preventing Rohypnol Overdose