Category: Glossary

Blotter

Blotter is a sheet of paper where the LSD drug (Lysergic Acid Diethylamide) has been filtered into.

September 21st, 2017

Inpatient Treatment

Inpatient treatment refers to the residential stay at a rehabilitation center for those addicted to alcohol and other narcotic substances.

September 21st, 2017

Pharmacokinetics

Pharmacokinetics refers to the study of the processes and reactions of drugs in the body.

September 21st, 2017

What is alcoholism?

Alcoholism is a disease that includes a craving to drink alcohol coupled with a mental obsession to persist in drinking alcohol despite the negative consequences it creates or makes worse. These alcohol related problems may include poor health, loss of job, relationship problems and financial difficulty.  Alcoholism is known clinically as “alcohol dependence”. With alcoholism,…

September 21st, 2017

Space Balling

Space balling can be defined as the adding of phencyclidine (PCP) to cocaine before it is ingested.

September 21st, 2017

Demerol

Demerol (also known as Pethidine or meperidine) is an opioid analgesic drug that is used to relieve pain and severe discomfort. Once people become addicted to Demerol or pethidine a clinical detox is required and further treatment to enable their long term recovery.

September 21st, 2017

Uppers

Uppers can be defined as stimulating drugs.

September 21st, 2017

Hangover

When an individual suffers a ‘hangover’, it refers to the horrible physical effects that are experienced after the excessive consumption of alcohol. These effects include nausea, thirst, fatigue and headaches.

September 21st, 2017

Ball

Ball is the shortened version of the term ‘eight ball’, which is used to describe an eighth of an ounce of the drug, crystal methamphetamine.

September 20th, 2017

Club Drugs

Club drugs can be defined as drugs that are used at parties, discos and bars. Some of the drugs that are used are ecstasy (MDMA), GHB and ketamine.

September 20th, 2017
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