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When Was the First Time The Beatles Took LSD?

It isn’t uncommon to hear rock stars use and abuse drugs. One of the most famous rock bands from the 60s, the Beatles, have been known to take uppers and downers. But did you know the first time they used LSD was not in the way anyone would have expected? The Beatles did it all. …

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Do Hospitals Treat Delirium Tremens with Alcohol?

Delirium Tremens (DT) or Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium (AWD) is a severe and life-threatening form of Alcohol Withdrawal. Some symptoms include visual and auditory hallucinations, tremors, vomiting, diaphoresis, and more. But can some doctors actually prescribe alcohol to those experiencing this kind of withdrawal? Yes, hospitals can and will prescribe alcohol to patients with severe alcohol …

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Bill Wilson at desk

Alcoholics Anonymous founder Bill Wilson’s grandfather quit drinking “immediately after having a ‘religious experience’ when he was under the influence of [magic mushrooms].”

Bill W. For the 2012 film, see Bill W. (film). William Griffith Wilson (November 26, 1895 – January 24, 1971), also known as Bill Wilson or Bill W., was the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). AA is an international mutual aid fellowship with about 2 million members worldwide belonging to approximately 10,000 groups, associations, organizations, …

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