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Stimulants are a group of drugs that activate the nervous system, increasing alertness and wakefulness. Although they tend to work in the same way, there is a wide range of different stimulants, some legal, some illegal. Stimulants include illegal drugs such as cocaine, speed, and methamphetamine, as well as legal drugs such as caffeine and nicotine.
  1. Caffeine (10)
  2. Cocaine (15)
  3. Ecstasy MDMA (13)
  4. Khat (11)
  5. MXE (12)
  6. Mephedrone (14)
  7. Methamphetamine (14)
  8. Nicotine Tobacco (5)

What Are Stimulants?
Stimulants are probably the broadest group of drugs when it comes to social acceptability, ranging from everyday use of caffeine, to the demonized drugs, crack cocaine and crystal meth.

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Evidence-Based Therapy for Addiction
Therapy for addiction is big business. And people struggling with addictions, and their loved ones, are often desperate by the time they seek help, but are overwhelmed with the multitude of options promising a new life free of alcohol and drugs, while real life stories warn of relapse and life savings thrown away on ineffective scams. So how can you make a wise decision when you don't know what is truly effective? The main evidence-based therapies for addiction are covered in this article.

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