Supply and demand is the name of the game when it comes to selling drugs. Beyond anything else, and I hate to say it like this, drug dealing is run like a business.
What terrifies me more than synthetic drugs , fentanyl , heroin , and meth are trends where drug users, or most often kids, start abusing common household items as some sort of new “challenge.
Bath salts are an intoxicating substance that exist in a similar realm with “spice.” Years ago, “legal” drugs and substances known as research chemicals became pretty popular. They offered the ability to get a user high without causing them to fail a drug test.
Successes happen in addiction recovery every day. Even though we are living through some historic, dismal times, it is important that we shift gears every so often and look at the wins people are having as they get their lives back together.
We currently live in a society where drug use has been completely normalized. Hearing about drug addiction and drug overdoses nowadays is such a normal occurrence that it’s no longer as jarring as it used to be.
For a while now, drug users have known about fake oxycodone pills floating around that contained fentanyl instead of oxy.
When drug addiction is at an all-time high, the last thing we need is more drugs . With nearly all mental/emotional disorders and addiction having been highly medicalized, the knee-jerk response to drugs has been more drugs, oddly enough.
The year 2020 so far has been one of the roughest years in modern history. It seems as though all 2020 has done is brought bad news, problems, political unrest, disease pandemics, murderous insects, imminent global war, and conspiracy theories by the bucketful.
I came into this world on August 14th, 1981. My life wasn’t always easy. I was born into a good family, lived in a great town, had everything I ever wanted and needed.
So far, 2020 has been one heck of a year and not in a good way. This year has been full of bad news in one form or another. As soon as we think it can’t get worse, it does.