- Published on November 18, 2013
Krokodil is an opiate-based drug of abuse. Krokodil is the Russian name for Crocodile and refers to the scaly green appearance of the user’s skin after using the drug. Also referred to as the “zombie apocalypse drug” because it eats away at the flesh, Krokodil made its first appearance in Russia over 10 years ago. ...
“Molly” – An innocuous nickname hides potential danger
- Published on September 12, 2013
Have you seen Molly? Do you know who she is? Do you know what she is? “Molly,” if you are to believe your neighborhood drug dealer or the person selling it at a music festival, is a pure and more potent form of MDMA (3, 4-methylenedioxy-N-methylamphetamine) or “Ecstasy.” Where Ecstasy tends to be manufactured and sold in a pill form ...
The Future of Mental Health Specialists: Robotic Counseling
- Published on June 11, 2013
Psychologist Albert Rizzo and computer-scientist Louis-Philippe Morency from the University of Southern California’s Institute for Creative Technologies have created a virtual technology that will assist mental health specialists in assessing patients with psychological distress, ...
IPRC, 25 Years: Much has changed and much has not
- Published on April 22, 2013
For 25 years the IPRC has been part of Indiana University and received support and assistance from the Division of Mental Health and Addiction of Indiana Family Social Services Administration. The IPRC began its first fiscal year on October 1, 1987, ...
Alcohol Awareness Month: How IU is Changing the Drinking Culture
- Published on April 04, 2013
Indiana University, Bloomington is home to a diverse student body of over 40,000 students. With world-renowned programs, distinguished faculty, vibrant culture, and a beautiful campus, IU students have multiple reasons to boast. However, there is one thing you will hear some students declare proudly that doesn’t show up on a college brochure: IU is a party school ...
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