Information about specific drugs that are commonly abused in alphabetical order.  Articles to provide awareness, and resources for help, about drugs of abuse & substance use disorders.

  • Drug information pages are listed in alphabetical order.
  • Articles/blog posts related to substance use are listed at the bottom of the page.
  • This page is a work in progress and new information will be added weekly.

We must reduce stigma AND improve treatment options for people with substance use disorder.  People are dying from this chronic illness everyday. 

Facts and information about:

If you would be willing to share your personal experiences (anonymously) use the Contact Form to get in touch with me.  Your story may provide encouragement to someone else who is in the midst of a struggle.  If you are struggling with an addiction, or crisis, I have compiled a list of hotlines and helplines that may be able to help you.  In addition, I am always willing to listen if you just need an ear.  Sincerely, Melody B.S.R.N

Articles about Substance Use:


“Only 10 percent of patients with opioid-use disorder can access treatment. Regulatory and payment barriers must be eliminated to end the epidemic” (American Medical Association, 2017).


If you have knowledge of a drug of abuse that is not on the list.  I would be grateful if you would contact me so I can add it to the list.  For example, I just became aware of a new drug that is being abused today.  So I am sure there are many missing from my list.  If you have suggestions, leave a comment, or get in touch.  I really appreciate it.

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