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The Difference Between Stimulant and Depressive Drugs

Stimulant and depressant drugs are often referred to as “uppers” and “downers”. The difference between the two has to do with the effects they have on one’s body and mind. As the names suggest, stimulants cause stimulation in the body, while depressants cause sedation.

A depressant is a drug that slows down bodily functions,

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Crack Cocaine Use and Abuse Facts

As a plant-derived chemical alkaloid known as benzoylmethylecgonine (methylbenzoylepgonine), cocaine is sold in the streets with several names. Whether it’s called “crack”, “coke,” “C,” “snow,” “blow,” “toot,” “leaf,” “flake,” “freeze,” “happy dust,” “Peruvian lady,” or “white girl”, cocaine is considered as a deadly and highly addictive narcotic substance. Frequent users of cocaine report that they feel as sudden rush of self-confidence and supercharged energy,

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