Sober living homes are a great next step for many after completing residential rehab. They provide a structured living environment so that healing can continue. Many are in regular neighborhoods so it feels more comfortable for the residents, but all the residents share a commitment to sober living — as well as daily responsibilities. Like … Continue reading Are Sober Living Homes Coed?Read More
Rohypnol, known generically as flunitrazepam and colloquially as “Roofies,” is a powerful psychotropic drug that creates both mental and physical addiction when abused more than a couple of times. Though at one time it was commonly prescribed as an anticonvulsant and a sedative, its potency and potential for abuse eventually caused it to be banned … Continue reading 5 Ways to Bounce Back After a Rohypnol Relapse
Rohypnol, a brand name for flunitrazepam, is a unique substance. It differs from other legal and illegal drugs used today. It’s a benzodiazepine, so it has similar chemical properties as other sedative-hypnotic drugs like Xanax or Valium. Unlike these products, Rohypnol has not been approved for use in the United States. Other countries may prescribe … Continue reading What Makes Rohypnol Different from other Substances?Read More
Users can develop a tolerance for a drug with frequent drug use. That’s because your body continually adapts to the foreign chemicals and sets a higher equilibrium level. This is called developing a tolerance. Once a new level is set, a person must take more drugs to achieve the same effect previously achieved on less. … Continue reading Rohypnol Tolerance and Abuse
The drug Rohypnol is illegal in the United States, but it is still legally prescribed in many other countries as a sedative. It is often used in medical settings along with anesthesia. It is smuggled across US borders and sold on the street under the following names: Roofies Roopies Rope Ropies R2 Roaches1 This drug … Continue reading 4 Causes of Rohypnol Addiction
The dangers of addiction can drastically affect a person’s life and rob them of years of health and happiness. Drugs of abuse tend to have a comprehensive effect on a person’s life in multiple ways, creating difficulties physically, spiritually, emotionally and mentally. Rohypnol is an addictive, illicit drug that can cause long-term damage for a … Continue reading Why You Should Avoid RohypnolRead More
Rohypnol is the trade name for a medication called flunitrazepam, a benzodiazepine that acts on the central nervous system. Benzodiazepines are central nervous system depressants that produce sedative-hypnotic effects. Usually, benzodiazepines are used legally to treat anxiety, insomnia, seizures and alcohol withdrawal. Rohypnol is different. It is a drug with a high potential for addiction … Continue reading How Cost and Availability Influence Rohypnol UseRead More
Rohypnol is a benzodiazepine medication with sedating, anti-anxiety, and hypnotic properties. Although it’s prescribed in a number of countries to treat insomnia, Rohypnol has never been legal in the United States. It’s commonly smuggled in, however, and is widely abused. Rohypnol is a very powerful drug, about 10 times as strong as Valium. The effects … Continue reading How Much Rohypnol Can I Safely Take?
Emergency rooms are equipped to manage withdrawal symptoms and minimize their severity. They can manage and minimize detox in a variety of ways, depending on a variety of factors, including the severity of the withdrawal symptoms and the drug in question. Withdrawal in an Emergency Room Withdrawal symptoms of addictive drugs, like opiates and sedatives, … Continue reading Will Emergency Rooms Help Me Manage My Withdrawal Symptoms?
Because prescription drug abuse has become an increasing problem, not only in the United States but throughout the world, awareness and education about prescription drug abuse must also increase. For concerned friends and family members, it is important to be knowledgeable about prescription drugs, withdrawal symptoms, signs of addiction, and street names or slang which … Continue reading Street Names for Alprazolam