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Addiction Help Needed for Heroin Rebirth

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Addiction, Heroin, Prescription Drugs

Heroin is more common than you think. That is, if you’re a parent. The kids definitely know about it. In fact, along with OxyContin and Vicodin – which are basically the same as heroin – it is becoming a widely used drug of choice. Where we used to think of heroin users as a the strung out, wasted more…

Addiction Help for Heroin Replaces OxyContin in Virginia

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Addiction, Heroin, OxyContin, Painkillers, Prescription Drugs, West Virginia

Heroin is on the rise in Northwestern Virigina. One of the areas hit hardest by the scandalous promotion of OxyContin as less addictive than other prescription painkillers, Virginia residents are now turing to heroin to satisfy their OxyContin addiction. Drug addiction help services previously dealing with OxyContin addiction will now be battling heroin addiction instead. more…

Get Drug Addiction Help – Don't Switch to Heroin

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Addiction, Heroin, Painkillers, Prescription Drugs

In Glenn Falls, New York, heroin abuse is on the rise. According to Police Chief, Joe Bethal, the problem may be caused by people switching from OxyContin and other prescription painkillers to heroin when what they really need is addiction help. “One of the reasons may be because of prescription drug abuse. The pharmaceutical companies more…

Get Drug Addiction Help – Don’t Switch to Heroin

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Addiction, Heroin, Painkillers, Prescription Drugs

In Glenn Falls, New York, heroin abuse is on the rise. According to Police Chief, Joe Bethal, the problem may be caused by people switching from OxyContin and other prescription painkillers to heroin when what they really need is addiction help. “One of the reasons may be because of prescription drug abuse. The pharmaceutical companies more…

Is Addiction Help Needed for Heroin In Your Town? If Not, It Will Be Soon

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Addiction, Heroin, Prescription Drugs

Heroin addiction has arrived in Ohio and, according to one law enforcement official, it’s because of the prescription drug monitoring system. The official, who asked not to be identified, said he has noticed a marked increase in heroin transactions and in the number of people needing addiction help and going to treatment over the past more…

Addiction Help for 9-Year-Olds? How Bad Can Things Get?

Posted under Addiction Help, Heroin

Addiction help for a 9 or 10-year-old sounds strange but that is what is happening in Dallas. Some of the people needing addiction help are that young and are ending up in the hospital or a drug detox. Over the past 2 ½ years Detective Jeremy Liebbe of the Dallas Independent School District Police Department more…

Addiction Help Will Be Needed First by Those Who Think Crack is Okay

Posted under Addiction Help, Cocaine, Crack Cocaine, Heroin, Maine, Methamphetamine

Crack cocaine is becoming a bigger problem in Maine according to York’s Chief of Police Douglas Bracy. You can be sure that addiction help will be necessary as more kids become addicted. Chief Bracy is warning parents to keep track of their kids because of the influx of cocaine. He strongly suggests that you know more…

Addiction Help Is Still Possible for Most

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Addiction, Drug Detox, Drug Rehab, Heroin, Methadone, Prescription Drugs

Thanks for your comments on the recent blogs on methadone. One thing I want to clarify is that it is not our intention to suggest that someone who’s been through drug rehab 17 times, has had migraines most of their life, or has degenerative physical problems or injuries that make it impossible to live a more…

Addiction Help or Methadone? Yes, the Choice is Yours.

Posted under Addiction Help, Benzodiazepines, Heroin, Methadone, Painkillers, Xanax

Some people don’t want addiction help, and some people do. Yesterday I wrote a blog about methadone. I received numerous comments from people who are on methadone for pain, or because they were addicted to heroin and wanted to overcome that addiction, but when drug rehab and other addiction help treatment didn’t work for them, more…

Addiction Help Needed as Prescription Painkillers are Replaced by Heroin

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Addiction, Heroin, Opiates, Painkillers, Prescription Drugs

The onslaught of Oxycontin addiction and dependency is going to be the cause of more need for drug addiction help for heroin addicts. In 2007 a huge crop of opium from Afghanistan drove down the price of heroin. At Addiction Help Services we are starting to see or hear of people switching from OxyContin to more…

Get Addiction Help – Don't Think You're Safe on Heroin or Prescription Drugs

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Addiction, Heroin, Prescription Drugs

Heroin users definitely need to get whatever addiction help they need to become drug free. In a recent follow up study by the Drug Treatment Centre and Advisory Board in Dublin, Ireland, it was found that half the pregnant women treated for heroin addiction in 1985 are now dead. The women were in their late more…

Will More Addiction Help Be Needed as Heroin Production Increases?

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Addiction, Drug Rehab, Heroin, Opiates, Percocet, Prescription Drugs

Addiction help is needed by tens of thousands of people who are addicted to or dependent on prescription drugs. Those drugs certainly include OxyContin, Vicodin, Percocet and Lortab, to name a few. But as prescriptions run out and Afghanistan produces more heroin, how many people with prescription drug addiction and dependency will turn to heroin more…

Is Addiction Help Finally Coming for Heroin Addicts Now That the Dangers of Methadone are Being Exposed?

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Detox, Drug Rehab, Heroin, Methadone

Not too many people paid an awful lot of attention to methadone when it was used primarily as a substitute drug for heroin addicts. But now that it’s used as a painkiller and the death toll is rising, it’s in the news. Perhaps the increase in methadone-related deaths will prompt the right people to realize more…

Drug Rehab is the Only Way to End Heroin Addiction

Posted under Drug Rehab, Heroin, Intervention

Although it’s usually parents who are looking for alcohol or drug rehab for their kids, sometimes the tables are turned – singer and actor Mario’s mother had a heroin addiction most of Mario’s life. He’s now produced a documentary about it called I Won’t Love You to Death: The Story of Mario and His Mom. more…

Drug Rehab or Methadone: End Heroin Addiction or Keep Addicts in Treatment for Life

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Rehab, Heroin, Methadone, Treatment

For some, the idea of drug rehabilitation went out the window when the methadone clinic was introduced. Now, instead of getting addicts through drug rehab, they are being kept “in treatment” for life while being given no actual solution for their heroin addiction. I just read an article about a methadone clinic in Madison, Wisconsin more…

Drug Rehab Can Get an Elephant Off Heroin. Why Can’t We Do the Same for People?

Posted under Drug Rehab, Heroin

A large elephant in China became addicted to heroin after being fed the drug by illegal traders. No, I am not kidding. The elephant was picked up, has done a year-long drug rehab and is now clean and sober. According to the article, illegal traders were feeding the elephant bananas laced with heroin so he more…

Drug Rehab Not Included in $100M Grant for Cheese Heroin Education

Posted under Drug Rehab, Heroin

The cheese heroin deaths of two dozen children has prompted a $100 million federal grant for school districts in Dallas/Ft. Worth to educate children and parents on the dangers of the drug, according to a recent news article in the Carrollton Leader. While education certainly helps, the program unfortunately does not include drug rehab. “There more…

Drug Rehab Center's Former Patient Crashes Car into the Building

Posted under Drug Rehab, Heroin

I came across a news item today in Yahoo News about a man who crashed his car into a drug rehab center. He was under the influence of drugs at the time of the accident. The man, whose name was not released, crashed his car into the Clifton Heights Drug Treatment Center on Wednesday afternoon more…

Why Is Drug Rehab So In Demand for Heroin and Other Opiates?

Posted under Drug Rehab, Heroin, Morphine, Opiates

A recent report from the United Nations stated that 200 million people around the world are taking illicit drugs, with cocaine and opium derivates such as heroin being the most popular. Problems with heroin addiction, and addiction to other drugs derived from opium, also represents a high percentage of those seeking drug rehab. The UN more…

Drug Rehab Needed Fast For Users of Killer “Cheese” Heroin

Posted under Addiction Help, Drug Rehab, Heroin

I read with some horror a story on CNN about a new street drug called “cheese” heroin that has already killed more than 20 young people in Dallas, TX. “Cheese” is Mexican heroin blended with crushed over-the-counter medications that contain the antihistamine diphenhydramine, found in products such as Tylenol PM. The problem for users is more…

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