Home > Mental health > Drugs Drugs Could a party drug be the new treatment for depression? Although ketamine shows promise, not enough is known about the drug's long-term effects. What to do if you find drug syringes in public Syringes left by drug users are turning up everywhere and could be dangerous if stepped on or handled by especially children. Patients often reject drug-only psychiatric treatment Many psychiatric patients would prefer to talk and work through their problems with a caring individual rather than just be given medication. Ask CyberShrink » Talk Heart to heart forum » 13 hidden signs of stress Regenerative medicine: replacing brain cells lost from stroke Synthetic dagga is on the rise in the US where it poisons and kills users Synthetic cannabinoid products mimic the active ingredient in marijuana and are sold in the US as herbal products. Too drunk to remember? We often hear of court cases in which someone claims that he/she was drunk and therefore cannot recall committing a crime. Can intoxication be used as an excuse? Smart drugs: would you take them? Imagine a drug that was guaranteed to make you better at your job. Well, it exists and it's coming to South Africa. Which celebs are battling drug addiction? Nigella Lawson is the latest celebrity accused of taking drugs. While the verdict is still out on whether she’s guilty, she certainly isn't the only celeb allegedly battling addiction. Top US doctor in favour of medical marijuana Expert opinions that medical marijuana can help some patients may boost pressure on the US Justice Department to redesignate the drug under federal law. Poisonings tied to synthetic marijuana Doctors in Colorado are sounding an alarm about the dangers of synthetic marijuana after seeing a surge of emergency cases tied to its use. Nigella: more on cocaine and dagga Nigella Lawson has admitted to occasional use of cocaine and dagga. Read more about these two street drugs here. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Discover treatments that can help reduce acne Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Fill in our quick and easy survey and stand a chance of winning a R2000 voucher! What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks?