Heroin Epidemic Spreads To Rural Areas

Heroin Epidemic Spreads To Rural Areas

Heroin, one of the most addictive of all illegal drugs, was once a substance reserved for the inner cities. Today we are seeing a huge rise in the incidence of heroin abuse and addiction, and it has moved out of the cities and into the suburbs and rural areas. Addicts now include members of the […]

Top Challenges Of Treating Heroin Addiction

Top Challenges Of Treating Heroin Addiction

Drug addiction is always tough, especially when your loved one is addicted to heroin. Maybe you’ve never had direct experience with substance abuse. Perhaps you can’t understand why he or she just can’t get clean. Learning more about the challenges of heroin addiction and the necessity of drug rehab treatment can help you gain insight […]

British Addicted To Prescribed Heroin Substitute, Methadone

British Addicted To Prescribed Heroin Substitute, Methadone

U.K. newspaper the Daily Mail has published an article bemoaning “state-sponsored drug addicts” who have been taking the heroin substitute methadone for extended periods of time, shining the spotlight on the potential problems with the harm reduction approach embraced by the country. In England alone, the treatment costs around £439 million ($701 million) per year, […]

Heroin: the Uncut Truth

Heroin: the Uncut Truth

The use of drugs like heroin for recreational purposes is often a topic of hot debate; but some of the horror stories hitting the news lately have forced a few pauses as well as the question: are the drugs themselves really so bad, or is it the substances employed to cut them? It seems unfathomable, […]