Your body is a delicately balanced chemical system.
If you take too much of a drug you destroy that balance.
That’s what happens when you overdose.
This week on Reactions, learn how to spot an overdose and the ways different types of drugs wreak havoc in your brain.
Reactions is a video series produced by the American Chemical Society and PBS Digital Studios.
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ACS does not conduct research, but publishes and publicizes peer-reviewed scientific studies. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.