Minnesota Addiction Hot[Dish]

The Minnesota Addiction Hot[Dish] is an informational blog meant to provide teens and families with information on addiction, recovery & current drug trends. Why name our blog the “Hot[Dish]”?  See here.

We hope our blog provides possible solutions to problems that teenagers and families face when dealing with addiction. Any supporting information or comments are welcome.

Teenage Defiance and Drug Use
Teenage Defiance and Drug Use
Rebellion is the natural state of being for many teens who are learning to separate from their parents and forge
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What is DMT?
Dimethyltryptamine, commonly called DMT, is a hallucinogenic drug derived from plants native to the Amazon. The compound can be distilled
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Sizzurp: What You Need to know about cough syrup high
Sizzurp: What You Need to Know About Cough Syrup High
Cough syrup containing codeine has been used recreationally for decades, but as so-called sizzurp surges into the mainstream, more teens
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How Does Vaping Affect Teenage Health?
In early 2019, the National Institutes of Health reported a dramatic rise in e-cigarette use among teens. In a survey
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What is Robotripping?
The recreational use of cough syrup containing dextromethorphan to produce a euphoric high is often called robotripping. Teens who experiment
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Synthetic Cannabinoids: The Use of Synthetic Drugs like K2 and Spice by Teens
As marijuana becomes legal in more states, there is not only a rise in its use but also in pot
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Relapse Prevention Plan: Creating a Guide for Teens
Creating a Relapse Prevention Plan to Help Teens
People of all ages succumb to drug addiction, including teenagers. Before teens are released from their recovery programs, it is
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Facts & Statistics About Teen Drug Abuse in High School
Facts & Statistics About Teen Drug Abuse in High School
Teenagers are using drugs at an alarming rate. The four years in high school are a critical time in a
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Female doctor questioning teen patient at office
Questions from Teens About Drug Addiction
As a nationwide epidemic, opioid addiction affects those of all ages, including adolescents. Not only is teen opioid abuse increasing,
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Symptoms of Heroin Use
Signs of Heroin Abuse by Teens
One of the most dangerous narcotics used throughout North America is heroin. It is often smoked or snorted, which makes
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