Category: Ecstasy

Drug Use on the Job

Here in the Golden State, our communities bustle with a wealth of opportunity. There are countless ways to advance professionally, working alongside leaders in a variety of industries. Here in California, we’re proud of our workforce and all they’ve accomplished, but beneath the surface of career success and economic viability lies an unfortunate truth. Californians from all walks of life suffer from the negative impact of addiction, and countless individuals... Read More

Prescription Pill Abuse in Sacramento County

Heroin. Morphine. OxyContin. Vicodin. Mention the term “dangerous opioids” to most people, and these four substances are likely to be the first drugs that come to mind. Talk about dangerous opioids with someone in the Sacramento area, and it’s increasingly likely that he or she will add another drug to that list: Fentanyl. A extremely powerful synthetic opioid, fentanyl is commonly employed in medical situations as an anesthetic or to... Read More

Lessons From John Lennon and His Song, “Cold Turkey”

“Temperature’s rising Fever is high Can’t see no future Can’t see no sky My feet are so heavy So is my head I wish I was a baby I wish I was dead Cold turkey has got me on the run My body is aching Goose-pimple bone Can’t see no body Leave me alone My eyes are wide open Can’t get to sleep One thing I’m sure of I’m at... Read More

Ecstasy Isn’t Always 100 Percent Ecstasy

Long popular at raves in Northern California, the use of ecstasy, has become more mainstream in the last decade as a younger generation turns to these illegal substances to help them party harder and give them release from the pressures they face. But how safe is the pill really? To help you understand ecstasy better, we’ve prepared a quick infographic about ecstasy—how prevalent it is and how popular it is... Read More

Ecstasy Causes Memory Loss

For years, ecstasy (or MDMA) has commonly been thought of as a “safe” drug because previous studies have indicated a link between MDMA and long-term impaired brain functions, but never conclusively proved the connection. That may be about to change. A new study by psychologist Daniel Wagner at the University of Cologne suggests that ecstasy does, in fact, cause memory loss. One of the reasons this study can be more... Read More

The Truth about Ecstasy

Ecstasy, the popular party drug of young adults, may not be what you think it is. For more detail about Ecstasy, visit this blog for details

California Ecstasy Death Overdose Costs $190,000

Two years ago, 15-year-old Sasha Rodriquez attended a rave party at the Coliseum in Los Angeles for people 16 or older.Later that night, though, Sasha arrived at the hospital in a coma after experiencing seizures and abnormal heart rhythms. And two days after she was admitted, hospital tests still showed no brain activity. The cause of her death? The head of emergency room physician explained that “the ingestion of Ecstasy [had]... Read More

Is Ecstasy Really That Ecstatic? Reconsidering the Effects of Ecstasy

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that any teenager desires to have fun. Everybody wants to have a good time, to enjoy themselves. But do you need a drug to get you there? Is it true that a party can’t be a party unless everybody there is on ecstasy? Let’s reconsider. The Illusion It’s wonderful. Ecstasy makes you feel more alive than you have ever been in your life in a... Read More