Drugs

They are Bad

Hallucinogens

Salvia

Ecstasy

Peyote

LSD

Depressants

Heroin

Rophenol

Inhalants

Oxycontin

Stimulants

Cocaine

Ecstasy

Methamphetamine

Amphetamines

K2 Spice

Methylphenidate

Heroin Addiction in New Hampshire

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Deadliness

Heroin - Exponentially increasing mortality rate. The amount of deaths went up 286% from 2002 (2,000) to 2013 (8,000). In 2014, the amount of deaths passed the rate of deaths from cocaine.


Cocaine - 10,000 Lethal overdoses a year.


Meth - Around 4,000 deaths per year, peak of 4,500 in 2005.


Oxycontin - 1,000 deaths per year, use on the rise. This drug also often leads to the use of heroin.


Methylphenidate - Commonly abused and has even caused death in prescription doses.


Ecstasy - 50 Deaths per year, gradual decline of use in the past years.


Amphetamines - Around 30 deaths per year.


Inhalants - No significant death rate, 33% reduction of use since 1990.


Rophenol - Can cause death if mixed with other drugs, such as alcohol; however, it isn't common enough to have a significant death rate.


K2 Spice - Can potentially kill/make someone brain dead, although it is rare.


Peyote - Possibility of death in extreme cases, not common.


LSD - Death isn't common, but has happened on rare occasions.


Marijuana - 0 Deaths from overdoses last year, non-lethal.


Other

Salvia - Hasn't been around long enough for any solid/concrete facts and statistics.

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