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Reclaiming Life from Heroin and Alcohol Addiction

Reclaiming Life from Heroin and Alcohol Addiction stories addiction recovery

Amit grew up in a home with two loving and supportive parents, but the older he got, the more disengaged from society he became. Convinced that his youth was the time to have fun and take risks, Amit slowly began to stray from his homegrown values and started drinking and smoking weed. Eventually, that wasn’t […]

Trends in Heroin Use in Texas

Trends in Heroin Use in Texas heroin use in Texas

Table of contents DEA Makes Largest Seizure of Meth and Heroin in Dallas, TX History Resurgence in Heroin Use in Texas Heroin Use Among Young Adults Deaths from Heroin Overdose Treatment for Heroin Addiction is Available For many Americans, the notion of drug cartels is little more than character fodder for the plot of a […]

Treating Heroin Cravings with Virtual Reality

Heroin use has been on the rise since 2002, doubling over the course of ten years. With this increase in heroin use comes the need for new and improved forms of treatment. While medications and traditional therapy are important in the continued fight against heroin addiction, researchers are beginning to look toward new innovations to […]

Generation “Heroin” – The Generation Addicted to Heroin

The United States is experiencing a rise in deaths related to drug overdoses and heroin epidemic. Since 2000, the rate of deaths from drug overdoses has increased 137%, including a 200% increase in the rate of opioid overdoses resulting in death. ABC recently aired a special on heroin addiction treatment. The special investigation Breaking Point: […]

How Does Prescription Drug Abuse Lead to Heroin Addiction?

How Does Prescription Drug Abuse Lead to Heroin Addiction? prescription drugs at a pharmacy

The rise in prescription drug abuse has created an unexpected trend, a rise in the use of the opioid drug heroin. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), 1 in 15 people who abuse prescription pain relievers will try heroin within ten years.1

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