Home > Mental health > Drugs Drugs All sections in Mental Health » Alcohol » Brain » Disorders » Drugs » Living with Mental Illness » Mental Health in SA » Stress » Treatment » Mental Health News 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? Ask CyberShrink » Blog Bipolar journey » Talk Heart to heart forum » Quiz Are you a hypochondriac? » Gallery of abuse 10 ways to beat stress eating 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. 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. 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. Marijuana not harmless to adolescents The nature of the teenage brain makes the use of cannabis among this population particularly risky for developing addictive behaviours, according to researchers. Ecstasy Learn more about ecstasy - what it looks like, how it is used and how it affects you. Why cocaine can kill you Cocaine use can cause a sudden massive increase in blood pressure, sometimes so much that a stroke or heart attack can occur. “ Latest comment on Health24 Janet Pretorius says... She was probably embarrassed that she was so naive and had stars in her eyes for the man she thought she cared about and that she allowed him to convince her to stay despite her... Ex-girlfriend slams Oscar as violent maniac ” 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. 10 questions on addiction Here are 10 questions from the expert forums, mostly from friends and family members, who want to know what they can do about addiction in their families and social circles. 9 most common street drugs The crippling damage drugs cause to the brain has remained unseen - until recently. Here's more about nine common street drugs. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Cardiovascular risk factors Take care of your teeth. Anytime. Anywhere. Like us on facebook! Live healthier Knee pain relief » Knee injuries Test your knee pain knowledge Symptoms of knee pain Do you suffer from knee pain? Do you suffer from recurrent knee pain? It could be osteoarthritis... Vitamin wise » Vitamins for HIV What to eat for vitamin B? Cut down on vitamins Get your vitamins right Find out which vitamin to use for which condition. Ask our Vitamin expert.