Methamphetamine (P)

Methamphetamine is a powerfully addictive Class A drug. It is closely related to amphetamines but has a greater effect on the central nervous system. It works by releasing the brain chemical dopamine, stimulating brain cells, enhancing mood and body movement. Methamphetamine is a neurotoxin, which means that it damages the neurons that produce the neurotransmitters dopamine and serotonin. Continue reading “Methamphetamine (P)”

Drugs – The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

Drugs can be good, bad and ugly. We sometimes need good drugs to help fight illness or ease our physical and emotional pain. They are made to a standard that is monitored and we know what we are getting. They result from painstaking development over many years. The labelling is on the packet and they are sold over the counter as reputable brands. Sometimes they need a doctor’s prescription and are issued by a pharmacist. They are the good drugs… but this article is more concerned with the bad and ugly drugs. These drugs are addictive, have all sorts of unknown ingredients, and can be dangerous – even fatal. Continue reading “Drugs – The Good, the Bad, the Ugly”

Drugs & Alcohol

The illegitimate use of drugs has a detrimental effect on our society, we have seen examples of drug induced offenders taking the lives of innocent citizens and children, we are aware that dishonesty offences are committed by the drug addicts need to purchase illegal drugs and we are aware that fatal motor accidents are caused by those intoxicated through the consumption of drugs and alcohol or a mixture of both. Continue reading “Drugs & Alcohol”