The Colorado Substance Abuse Helpline has a frequently updated blog which includes information covering the latest updates in substance abuse treatments, medical developments and discoveries. The mission is to inform viewers through an active outlet on current news in the area of substance abuse. Feel free to browse through the blog posts or search the website for more information.
02-25 | By Rachael
Designer drugs, including synthetic cathinones, which continue to make headlines in the United States, refer to stimulants, hallucinogens or depressants that are produced in illegal laboratories. Sold as “legal” products such as bath salts, plant food or herbal products, these recreational drugs produce feelings of euphoria and alertness similar to the effects of amphetamines and […]Continue Reading
02-09 | By Rachael
Teen substance misuse is a major problem in the United States resulting in the rise of pregnancies in teenage girls. Underage drinking and substance use plays a pertinent role in engaging in unprotected and unintended sexual activity, often resulting in untimely pregnancies.Continue Reading
02-01 | By Rachael
Public service announcements (PSAs) have told the general audience how to dodge child predators and what to do in case of a fire, but the PSAs that were the most memorable were the ones about drug use. These PSAs tried to reach out through television to the millions of viewers who watched it between their […]Continue Reading