Ecstasy is one of those drugs, like marijuana, that some people will swear up and down, “It’s not addictive,” because you can’t have a physical withdrawal from it. Ecstasy (MDMA) is primarily psychologically addictive meaning people who are hooked could stop right now without becoming physically sick. Psychological addiction tends to be downplayed in the […]
Philip MarkoffPhilip Markoff (Associate of Science) is an online influencer and thought leader on addiction education; he is known as his alias “CG Kid” who’s obtained a large audience primarily on YouTube as a vlogger and journalist. His current sobriety date from polysubstance chemical dependency is June 9th, 2013.
What are Benzos? Xanax Bars, Ativan, Klonopin, and More Benzo Drugs For those not familiar with the term “benzodiazepine,” it represents a class of anti-anxiety drugs which includes Xanax bars, Valium, Ativan, Klonopin, etc. While these substances are trending, particularly in the youth, I consider medications from this class the most dangerous mind-altering substances if […]
Regardless of all the drugs I tried, nothing rocked my boat quite as crystal methamphetamine did. It was comparable to ecstasy in the intensity of euphoria, but it never lost its magic. I never developed much of a tolerance. It was cheap and worked every time I used it. Also, it had a different type […]
Some of my more strange experiences were from psilocybin mushrooms, also known as “shrooms.” They are, of course, a psychedelic drug and had the classic characteristics of any psychedelic compound but with a twist. Shrooms effects are very unpredictable. I use children as an analogy of how unpredictable shrooms effects are. Kids can be great, […]
I’ve never fully experienced the heroin withdrawal symptoms or any opiate withdrawal without being medicated in a facility. However, a great friend of mine, Eddie, has and he will share with you what they are in this article. This is also available in a podcast which is posted below: Podcast Introduction Heroin withdrawal symptoms […]