Marisa Crane, B.S.

Marisa Crane, B.S., is a Web Content Editor who has worked as a Behavioral Health Worker for at-risk youth in schools and as a Mental Health Worker for adolescents in a partial hospitalization program, where she worked closely with therapists to implement individualized treatment plans and prevention programs, as well as intervening when problematic behaviors arose. Marisa has a bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences and a minor in Psychology from Drexel University.

  • Credentials: Bachelor’s in Health Sciences with minor in Psychology, Drexel University

Written By Marisa

The Scariest Drugs You’ve Never Heard Of

Every day new drugs are being synthesized to sidestep the laws created by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Many of these synthetic drugs, often referred to as “designer drugs” or “research chemicals,” are desirable alternatives to illicit drugs for many adolescents due to the ease ... [Read More]

Marijuana Overdose

Can you Overdose on Marijuana? According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States, and it is particularly popular among young people.1,2 Overall, marijuana is increasingly more potent than it has been in the past, with con... [Read More]

What Does an LSD Overdose Look Like?

LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide), commonly referred to as “acid,” is a powerful, mind-altering substance that can produce hallucinations and mood alterations.1,2 It is encountered on the street as tablets or capsules, as a liquid in alcohol or water, in gelatin squares, or dissolved on a piece ... [Read More]

The Effects of Alcohol and Drug Abuse

According to the 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, an estimated 140 million Americans aged 12 or older were current drinkers.1 Just a few years prior, in 2015, an estimated 86.4% of the adult population had consumed alcohol at some point in their lives, while 27% had engaged in binge dri... [Read More]

Mixing Drugs and Alcohol

There are many dangers associated with mixing drugs and alcohol. Mixing two or more drugs—whether they’re prescription, over-the-counter, or recreational—can increase the risk of side effects, reduce the effectiveness of medications, and increase the risk of overdose and death. Chronic polys... [Read More] is operated by Recovery Brands LLC, a subsidiary of American Addiction Centers, Inc. Learn more about what this means here
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