Stages of Heroin Relapse

Heroin Relapse: Signs, Symptoms, and Rates

Recent statistics show that a little more than 2 percent of people under the age of 26 have used heroin at least once in their lifetime. However, heroin use is not specific to any one age group or demographic. The addiction is powerful and difficult to overcome. Heroin relapse is common even after professional treatment. Heroin relapse is common even …

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A Guide to Opioid Replacement Therapy

Opioid addiction is currently a public health emergency. Approximately 2.1 million American’s are suffering from some form of opiate addiction. Many of these are prescribed medications by their doctors. Addiction can set it quickly and many don’t even realize that they’re addicted. Opioid addiction doesn’t just include the addict sitting on a street corner. It includes the housewife that may …

Opiate Detox and recovery

Opiate Detox & Recovery Statistics

  Recovery from opiate and opioid addiction can be particularly difficult because of the physiological changes these drugs can cause to the body and nervous system. Opiate detox and recovery statistics show us that the recovery rates while encouraging, are still alarming. Of the more than 20 million Americans living with a substance abuse disorder, some 591 thousand of these …

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How to choose the Best Opiate Rehab Center

┬áIn 2017 the United States Department of Health and Human Services declared that opiate addiction was a public health emergency. Approximately 2.1 million people in America are living with some form of opiate abuse problem. Opiate addiction rehab is the first course of action for nearly everyone caught up in this issue. Opiate addiction is difficult if not impossible to …

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Heroin Addiction: A Guide to Treatment & Rehab

Heroin addicts are often snared in the drug world on their first use of heroin. Those who use heroin on a regular basis will quickly develop a tolerance and require more and more of the drug to get their high, turning this into a Heroin Addiction. The more they’ve used it, the more they’re going to require to find their …

Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms and Side Effects

Opioid Withdrawal: Symptoms, Side Effects and Timeline

  Opiate addiction is a growing problem across the country. Four times more people died from unintended overdose deaths from prescription painkillers in 2014 than during 1999. The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that about 2.1 million people in the U.S. and between 26.4 and 36 million people worldwide abuse opioids. For someone facing an opioid addiction, withdrawal is …

Guide to Opioid Treatment and Rehab

A Guide to Opioid Treatment & Rehab

  As declared by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States is in the midst of an opioid epidemic or overdose crisis. Opioids treat pain and can be used as anesthetics because of the morphine-like effects. Opioids include prescription painkillers, such as hydrocodone, oxycodone, morphine, and codeine as well as fentanyl and heroin. It …