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A new BBC report says that the number of people seeking treatment for so-called “club drugs” like ecstasy and ketamine, or Special K has risen in the past six years, according to the England’s National Treatment Agency.

Last year, 6,486 people were treated for drugs classified as club drugs – up from 4,656 in 2005-06.

It is not mentioned whether synthetic drugs like bath salts, 2e-i, or spice were included in that survey.

But, despite the rise in that period, the last 12 months has seen a fall in those treated for many such drugs.

The report refers to those who sought help for their drug use, such as counselling and detoxification.

The NTA estimates that around one million people used club drugs last year.

It said club drug users make up just 2% of adults in treatment and 10% of young people in specialist services, indicating that the UK is coping with a larger drug problem.

Its research suggests that ecstasy (MDMA) remains the most common club drug people receive treatment for.

Mephedrone and ketamine are thought to be increasingly popular drugs.

A health executive in England says that while drug use overall is falling, there is an increase in the number of people turning to treatment for club drugs. But he also adds that the numbers remain small compared to heroin and crack addiction.

While these numbers are based in England, they can be an indicator of what is happening in other countries through out Europe, and in North America. Both Canada and the United States have had some ecstasy related problems in recent months.

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Teensavers is proud to be part of a program that was created by Phelps County, Missouri leaders, including the Sheriff, and prosecutor.

Here is their press release

  • In the two months that local law enforcement agencies began offering free drug testing kits in Phelps County, a total of 120 kits have been distributed to parents.Both the Rolla Police Department and Phelps County Sheriff’s Department began offering the kits Aug. 13.“If 120 test kits go out and 120 kids are protected, it would be a success, but because of the confidentiality of the program, we don’t know what happened,” said Sgt. Andy Davis, of the sheriff’s office.

    “It gives a reason for a child to say no (to drugs) if they know, “I will possibly be drug tested by my parents,’ ” said Rolla Police Chief Mark Kearse.

    Both Davis and Kearse said they did not know how many kits they expected to give away through the program.

    The program was started as an effort to curb drug abuse among youth and is being supported by the sheriff’s office, Rolla police department and the county prosecutor’s office.

    The program is strictly voluntary. To qualify for the Teensavers kits, people simply need to be a resident anywhere in Phelps County and have at least one child who is 17 years old or younger.

    The kits were purchased with drug seizure funds. No taxpayer funds were used.

    Each kit comes with a urine test container, instructions, parental support guide, self-addressed mailing container and confidential identification number.

    The confidential number, guide and test container come sealed in a tamper proof pouch so only the parent who opens it has access to those items, guaranteeing the child and test results are only accessible to the parent. The parent is in full control.

    The kits test for 12 substances — THC (marijuana), cocaine, amphetamine, methamphetamine, opiates, PCP, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, methadone, oxycodone, MDMA and tricyclic antidepressants.

    These drugs can be detected with a urine test when they have been in the body for two or three days or up to two weeks depending on the type of drug.

    The kits are easy to use and easy to read, offer confidential results and 24/7 support and have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

    The kits come with a small shipping box to mail the sample off to a laboratory, which can confirm the preliminary results. The lab only has the identification number and has no idea who the sample belongs to. Parents can check the results of the lab’s test online or by phone.

    Law enforcement do not know the results and no tests take place at the sheriff’s office or police department.

    For questions about the kits, people may contact Cpl. Mike Kirn at 573-426-3860 or Lt. James Macormic at 573-308-1213.

     

Home drug testing is a serious but much needed back to school product.

If you’re not a San Diego viewer of CW6, the LuxeList.com was featured this morning with its’ “Cool School Tools” segment.

The Teensavers Home Drug Test Kit was among the products featured in the segment, which you can see below.

Teensavers Home Drug Test Kit

I scream. You scream. We all scream for drugs?

Parents in Somerset, PA knew something wasn’t right about the ice cream truck in their neighborhood.

And Police say those people were right.

Officers took a closer look at a converted ice cream truck and found that the vehicle was loaded with heroin and drug paraphernalia.

When Somerset police pulled the truck over they found drugs, needles, syringes and a tourniquet.

This is a great example of how people in the community spoke up about something that seemed suspicious and police removing drugs off the streets.

Parents need to be vigilant in their neighborhoods, and they can take an aggressive stand against drugs in the home with the help of a Teensavers Home Drug Test Kit.

The Teensavers Home Drug Test Kit was made specifically for families, to help keep kids from falling into addiction.

Rely on the family of tests made for your family!

Visit Teensaver’s website by clicking HERE and take a 360 degree interactive tour of the product.

We are not even through the month of July yet and many parents are already starting to think about back to school supplies.

In fact recently, I noticed that 75% of the supplies had been purchased at my local big box retailer.

Some schools begin the first week of August, while others don’t go back until after Labor Day.

The typical list for moms and dads consists of pens, pencils, erasers, glue, markers, maybe even a protractor.

But there’s one item that parents may want to consider this summer as they prepare to start a new school year.

After all, parents are gearing up their kids for all of those “A” grades right?

So back to school shopping needs to go beyond what goes in the back pack.

That includes shoes, and clothing, eyeglasses, and it means even getting much needed daily medications filled like inhalers for kids that suffer from asthma.

One item that is also a good back to school product for parents to consider is a Teensavers Home Drug Test Kit.

Afterall, in addition to your children forgetting some basic math and history principles over the summer, they may also have experimented with drugs.

SAMHSA just released a study that revealed that June and July are the top two months where teens try drugs for the first time.

Year round, about 4,000 children try drugs for the first time every day. 2,500 of them are abusing pills.

Don’t send your child to school with a budding drug problem.

You send them in new clothes, new shoes, and with new supplies to start off a successful school year.

Why send them to school this 2012 with a hidden problem.

Detecting the experimentation could make the difference in that curiosity, becoming an addiction.

Start the school year right with Teensavers by your side.

It’s useless to buy and use a home drug test kit on your loved ones when you cannot trust the drug test kit’s accuracy.

The Teensavers Home Drug Test Kit is not only 99% accurate, but it is one of only four home drug test kits approved by the FDA for over-the-counter sales.

Here is why this is important?

-Ease of Use: The FDA only approves tests for OTC when those products give parents proper step by step instructions on how to administer the tests properly. Cheap tests found online or in dollar stores are messy and can be confusing to use, and confusing to read.

-Zero Tolerance Cutoff Levels: Cheap tests have drug levels that vary widely. Testing for drugs is difficult when the detection levels are so high, you’d have to be practically overdosing to register. For example, THC levels set by the government for testing are at 2,000 nanograms. Manufacturers are allowed a +/- 50% range, which means you could be testing your child for THC and the test you use is actually set at 3,000 nanograms. The Teensavers cutoff levels are the most strict. The cutoff level for THC in the Teensavers Home Drug Test Kit is 50 nanograms.

Accuracy: In addition to having very tolerant cutoff levels, imported home drug test kits can often give you a wide range of cutoff levels. Within the same batch, you might find THC levels ranging from cup to cup from 1,000 to 3,000. Each Teensavers Home Drug Test kit is 50 nanograms. There is no spectrum of tests. It’s correct science and the Teensavers Home Drug Test Kit is Made in America!

WHERE CAN I BUY TEENSAVERS HOME DRUG TEST KITS? CLICK HERE FOR LINKS TO RETAILERS. WE TAKE YOU RIGHT TO OUR PRODUCT PAGE FOR WALGREENS, CVS, DRUGSTORE.COM, and AMAZON.COM. WE ALSO HAVE A STORE LOCATOR FOR RITE AID.

-The Next Step Towards a Solution: Cheap tests don’t provide you with the next step if your son or daughter’s drug test shows a presumptive positive. The Teensavers Home Drug Test Kit includes a free lab confirmation kit. You know which opiates your teen test positive for. You know how high the nanogram count is for each specific drug. And it will help you understand the next step for your child.

Beware of products that you find for cheap on eBay from sellers who can’t answer your questions. Watch out for online sites with a large inventory of different tests and products. You often find the same products selling cheap drug tests, also sell masking agents for people to hide their drug use. Don’t dive in for the cheap test at your neighborhood discount chain or dollar store. Those products are often close to expiration and typically cheap imported products.

Buying and using a home drug test kit can be a difficult decision for families.

No family wants to see a preliminary positive result, but if they do get one, they know they have a chance of correcting the problem before it is too late.

What good is getting a false negative? You don’t want to think that your teen is drug-free when they are using semi-regularly. That’s the important of buying a reliable and accurate product like the Teensavers Home Drug Test Kit.

Here are the cutoff levels and codes for drugs tested in a Teensavers 12-panel Home Drug Test Kit.

Marijuana (THC) 50 ng/mL

Cocaine (COC) 300 ng/mL

Amphetamine (AMP) 1000 ng/mL

Methamphetamine (MET) 1000 ng/mL

Opiates (OPI) 2000m ng/mL

PCP (PCP) 25 ng/mL

Barbiturates (BAR) 300 ng/mL

Benzodiazepines (BZO) 300 ng/mL

Methadone (MTD) 300ng/mL

Oxycodone (OXY) 100 ng/mL

Ecstasy (MDMA) 500 ng/mL

Tricyclic Antidepressants 1000 ng/mL

When you buy a home drug test kit, make sure you check the cutoff levels. The Teensavers Home Drug Test Kit cutoff levels are among the most strict on the market.

Zero tolerance means not “some drugs” in the system, but having “no drugs” in the system.

When it comes to the health of your children, your family wants a home drug test kit you can trust.

After all, our kids mean everything to us.

The Teensavers is not only 99% accurate, but it is one of only four home drug test kits approved by the FDA for over-the-counter sales.

Why is this important?

-Ease of Use: The FDA only approves tests for OTC when those products give parents proper step by step instructions on how to administer the tests properly. Cheap tests found online or in dollar stores are messy and can be confusing to use, and confusing to read.

-Zero Tolerance Cutoff Levels: Cheap tests have drug levels that vary widely. Testing for drugs is difficult when the detection levels are so high, you’d have to be practically overdosing to register. For example, THC levels set by the government for testing are at 2,000 nanograms. Manufacturers are allowed a +/- 50% range, which means you could be testing your child for THC and the test you use is actually set at 3,000 nanograms. The Teensavers cutoff levels are the most strict. The cutoff level for THC in the Teensavers Home Drug Test Kit is 50 nanograms.

Accuracy: In addition to having very tolerant cutoff levels, imported home drug test kits can often give you a wide range of cutoff levels. Within the same batch, you might find THC levels ranging from cup to cup from 1,000 to 3,000. Each Teensavers Home Drug Test kit is 50 nanograms. There is no spectrum of tests. It’s correct science and the Teensavers Home Drug Test Kit is Made in America!

WHERE CAN I BUY TEENSAVERS HOME DRUG TEST KITS? CLICK HERE FOR LINKS TO RETAILERS. WE TAKE YOU RIGHT TO OUR PRODUCT PAGE FOR WALGREENS, CVS, DRUGSTORE.COM, and AMAZON.COM. WE ALSO HAVE A STORE LOCATOR FOR RITE AID.

-The Next Step Towards Finding a Solution: Cheap tests don’t provide you with the next step if your son or daughter’s drug test shows a presumptive positive. The Teensavers Home Drug Test Kit includes a free lab confirmation kit. You know which opiates your teen test positive for. You know how high the nanogram count is for each specific drug. And it will help you understand the next step for your child.

Beware of products that you find for cheap on eBay from sellers who can’t answer your questions. Watch out for online sites with a large inventory of different tests and products. You often find the same products selling cheap drug tests, also sell masking agents for people to hide their drug use. Don’t dive in for the cheap test at your neighborhood discount chain or dollar store. Those products are often close to expiration and typically cheap imported products.

Buying and using a home drug test kit can be a difficult decision for your family.

No family wants to see a preliminary positive result, but if they do get one, they know they have a chance of correcting the problem before it is too late. This is key!

What good is getting a false negative? You don’t want to think that your teen is drug-free when they are using semi-regularly. That’s the important of buying a reliable and accurate product like the Teensavers Home Drug Test Kit.

Here are the cutoff levels and codes for drugs tested in a Teensavers 12-panel Home Drug Test Kit.

Marijuana (THC) 50 ng/mL

Cocaine (COC) 300 ng/mL

Amphetamine (AMP) 1000 ng/mL

Methamphetamine (MET) 1000 ng/mL

Opiates (OPI) 2000m ng/mL

PCP (PCP) 25 ng/mL

Barbiturates (BAR) 300 ng/mL

Benzodiazepines (BZO) 300 ng/mL

Methadone (MTD) 300ng/mL

Oxycodone (OXY) 100 ng/mL

Ecstasy (MDMA) 500 ng/mL

Tricyclic Antidepressants 1000 ng/mL

An apparent ecstasy related death of a jiu jitsu instructor in England has led to two more deaths.

But neither of the subsequent deaths a result of ecstasy use.

Roy Allison Sr. apparently decided he needed the man that he claimed was the drug dealer that sold his son Roy Jr. a fatal dose of ecstasy. “I believe it is right for me to rid this scum from the community,” he wrote in a letter to Peterborough Telegraph.

ECSTASY IS JUST ONE OF THE 12 DRUGS TESTED IN THE TEENSAVERS HOME DRUG TEST KIT. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE OTHER DRUGS SCREENED.

 

Detectives believe Allison Sr. stabbed Duncan Bell to death, then hung himself at the cemetery where his son was recently buried. Allison planned and carried out the murder, and documented the plan in a letter to the newspaper, police, and 13 other entities before killing himself.

Investigators still are not 100% sure that the younger Allison died of a drug overdose, and if he did, they haven’t identified the source of that drug.
But one relative tells the Daily Mail that Allison was an alcoholic and evil man.

Authorities say that the elder Allison never went to them with his belief or information that Bell may have supplied his son with ecstasy.

A change in stance from Perry Kendall, British Columbia’s top doctor.

Earlier this week he made statements that touted the safety of pure ecstasy while he condemned street gang created versions of MDMA.

Well now there’s a change in position, as Kendall took another look at the subject.

You can read about it here in the B.C.’s Globe and Daily Mail by clicking here.

Teensavers reminds everyone that no drugs are safe for minors, and that even legal drugs like prescription drugs are being abused at alarming rates by children.

 

Pro-marijuana activists have been beating the same drum for years.

If I had a dollar every time I’ve heard or read that “marijuana has never killed anyone” or “not one person has died directly from using marijuana.”

It typically is the number one point made by marijuana advocates when the discussion centers around marijuana legalization.

The truth is when it comes to kids, there are numerous studies that reveal damaging effects to the brains of adolescent marijuana smokers.

ECSTASY ISN’T JUST TAKEN INTENTIONALLY. MANY YOUNG TEENS INGEST ECSTASY ACCIDENTALLY, IN SPIKED ITEMS THAT THEY CONSUME. PROTECT YOUR TEEN AND KNOW IF THEY’VE BEEN GIVEN ECSTASY WITH THE TEST HERE.

Adults are another story, and we are not talking about marijuana.

Now, the health minister of British Columbia says that pure MDMA or ecstasy is relatively safe and it’s only been tainted by gang street chemists.

I’m not sure why there is always a push to legalize all substances.

How about we continue to push the message that all drugs are bad. They are unhealthy one way or another.

There will always be someone with a title or a degree who stands up for any type of drug being safe. But what’s important is that nearly all of those advocates would agree that drugs for the adolescent are damaging.

Ravers and ecstasy indulgers will love this news. But we have to think about the 12 and 13 year olds who are starting to use in middle school.

This teen drug use must be prevented. Adults making choices is a whole other situation.