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Tobacco

​Tobacco is a plant used to make products that deliver nicotine to the body. Nicotine is the addictive drug in tobacco products, but they also contain many other chemicals that cause serious health problems.

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Heroin

​Heroin is an illegal opioid that is dangerous and highly addictive.

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Cannabis

Cannabis is a psychoactive drug that is used for recreational and medical purposes.

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Mood Stabilizing Medication

Mood stabilizers are medications used in the treatment of bipolar disorder, where a person’s mood changes from a depressed feeling to a high “manic” feeling or vice versa.

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Antipsychotic Medications

Antipsychotic medications can reduce or relieve symptoms of psychosis, such as delusions (false beliefs) and hallucinations (seeing or hearing something that is not there).

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Anti-anxiety Medications (Benzodiazepines)

Anti-anxiety medications help reduce the symptoms of anxiety, such as panic attacks or extreme fear and worry. The most common anti-anxiety medications are called benzodiazepines.

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Antidepressant Medications

Antidepressant medications are most commonly used to help relieve the distress of depression or anxiety.

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Naloxone

Naloxone is a medication that can temporarily reverse the effects of an opioid overdose and allow time for medical help to arrive.

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Social Anxiety Disorder

​Social anxiety disorder is marked by an anxiety about situations where a person feels that they may be humiliated or scrutinized by others.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Seasonal affective disorder is a type of depression that occurs during the same season each year. Researchers think that SAD is caused by changes in the level of exposure to sunlight. Light therapy is the main treatment for SAD. Medications and psychotherapy (talk therapy) may help reduce symptoms.

About Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
You can give light to a patient living with mental illness.