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Designer Drug Nightmare for Drug Rehabs South Africa

The war on drugs has been going for as long as we can remember; from the trippy whippy LSD 60’s to Coke’d up 80’s then through to the dopey 90’s where Heroin usage spiked and Ecstasy and MDMA powered night clubbers.

Just like technology, drugs are constantly being tweaked and reinvented.

Every year at least 30 new “research chemicals” are introduced to the market, these drugs are then tested by the very willing rush junkies, psychedelic enthusiasts, drug dealers and geeks all hoping to find the next “Viagra” of recreational drugs.

Say NO to Slavery

Every person experiences and travels a different road to addiction; peer pressure and bullying, negative upbringings, or even older siblings.

There are ample reasons out there explaining why we are steadily losing the battle against drugs.

Religion, culture and or strong family or personal morals deter many individuals at first from experimenting with substances.

Escapism - addiction is a learned response

There are a number of reasons as to why individuals experiment with illegal substances.

With drug and alcohol abuse becoming more prevalent in South Africa, it is important for us to start identifying and addressing the key issues and causes of alcohol and drug addiction.

Generally speaking individuals typically take drugs either to experiment with feeling high or altered consciousness or as a form of escapism.

How safe are MDMA and Ecstasy?

Although a lot of information is available there is little regard of the real impact of substance abuse on our lives. We often get questions to do with identifying what drugs are “bad” or “worse for you” and this is a true indication of how mislead our society truly is.

Much of modern media trivialises the harmful effects of drugs and thereby contributes to an environment where drug abuse is condoned and even encouraged.

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