heroin addiction

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Three Lies a Heroin Addict Believes

Heroin addiction is at epidemic level across the United States, wreaking havoc on individuals, families and communities. It’s one of the most popular drugs on the black market, with most heroin coming to the US from South America and Southeast Asia. Heroin isn’t just popular, it’s also highly addictive.

Made from morphine, a naturally-occurring substance found […]

The Resurgence of Heroin Addiction

Man In Corporate Attire looking into the cameraHeroin addiction has become a nationwide epidemic. The highly addictive opioid drug causes a powerful physical and mental chemical dependence and has devastating effects on the user. The rates of heroin users have drastically increased among both men and […]

The Importance of Early Treatment for Heroin Addiction

Serious, Young African American ManOne of the best solutions to the rising heroin addiction epidemic is seeking early treatment. Seeking early treatment will not only benefit the person’s health, but can also provide a supportive community and an aftercare program that helps the patient fully recover […]

How Addiction to Opiates is Treated

Woman at a drug addiction therapy sessionAddiction to opiates has been defined as a chronic, relapsing brain disease with a wide range of serious medical consequences. Types of opiates include heroin, morphine, and prescription drugs. In August of this year, 14 heroin overdoses occurred […]

Heroin vs. Prescription Opioid Abuse

Happy group of young students studying togetherPrescription opiate abuse, as well as heroin abuse, is on the rise. Is one really more dangerous than the other or are both dangerous? Here is a summary breaking down the opiate addiction problem and what can be […]

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