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June 24, 2015
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Heroin Use Rose Significantly Over The Past Decade: By How Much?

A new report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) revealed that heroin use has risen greatly over the past decade (11 years to be exact). To get an idea of this rise in heroin use, it … Continue reading

January 14, 2015
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Abuse of Prescription Pain Medications Risks Heroin Use (NIH)

Description of Infographic In 2010 almost 1 in 20 adolescents and adults – 12 million people – used prescription pain medication when it was not prescribed for them or only for the feeling it caused.  While many believe these drugs … Continue reading

April 11, 2014
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Naloxone Kit Used for Emergencies in Heroin Addiction

If a friend or family member is struggling with heroin addiction or prescription pain medication, it is important to know of Naloxone (also known as Narcan in brand name). This is a drug that is used to counter the effects … Continue reading

January 2, 2014
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Can I Quit Heroin Cold Turkey

Quitting heroin cold turkey means stopping heroin use entirely, without any exception, and returning to a normal state without the aid of medicine. However, it is important to remember that this approach to putting an end to one’s heroin addiction … Continue reading

December 17, 2013
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What Happens When You Snort Heroin

There are drugs that are known for being snorted rather than injected, like cocaine. Heroin is another drug that can be snorted, but the effects are dangerous, unpredictable, and always life-threatening. The risks of dying or overdosing are higher than … Continue reading

July 6, 2012
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Prescription Drug Abuse Gateway to Heroin

Gateway drugs. We’ve heard about them since the 60’s. “If you use marijuana, you’ll move on to using hard drugs” was one of the most common phrases I heard as a kid. Maybe it wasn’t the case for everyone, but … Continue reading