Gun Homicides Total Less Than Opiate Overdose Rates?

The Opiate Overdose Outbreak The CDC has estimated that overdose connected deaths from Heroin have exceeded the wide range of gun connected murders in 2015. Daily in the United States, an approximated 120 people dies from drug overdose, an estimated seventy-eight of those deaths are from opioid overdoses. Wide spread recommended pain-killers can be responsible for the rise in opioid addiction across the country. Based on the CDC, health care providers wrote nearly a quarter…

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LIVING WITH A DRUG ADDICT CHILD MOTHERS OF ADDICTS

Introduction: There are many factors that can lead to chemical dependence; a young adult can succumb to a new environment facilitating drug addiction, hanging around “the wrong crowd,” reacting to an emotional or physical trauma, or any number of other reasons. Many parents are faced with some excruciating choices: rehabilitation, incarceration, dislodging the addict from the family home, to name a few. In our experience, drug addiction help for parents can be summed up in…

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The Best Drug & Alcohol Detox Centers in the United States

Many seek the assistance of medical detox programs prior to or at the start of longer-term substance abuse treatment programs. Detoxification centers are a good option for many with different substance dependencies, including alcohol, benzodiazepine, and opioid addictions. When an addicted person stops using alcohol and drugs the body often starts to experience withdrawal symptoms.Medical detox centers might help ease these symptoms and get patients through detoxification as safely and perfectly as they could to minimize… "The Best Drug & Alcohol Detox Centers in the United States"

DO YOU NEED HELP WITH KRATOM ADDICTION?

Introduction: It is indeed true that kratom is no news anymore, as it has been a song on the mouth of many (i.e. a drug of concern) over the recent months. Hence, it is very much important that we talk about it once again. This time we are going to talk on: What are the signs to tell if you're addicted to Kratom? And what is the best treatment for kratom addiction? So take a… "DO YOU NEED HELP WITH KRATOM ADDICTION?"

Fentanyl Overdoses in Ramsey New Jersey Extremely High

According to CBSNewYork Ramsey NJ Report: Fentanyl Overdoses on the Rise RAMSEY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — When Prince passed-on, the medical analyst described his death as an fentanyl overdose from the painkiller fentanyl. At the time, relatively few thought about the drug, however in New Jersey in the course of recent years, fentanyl overdoses have been on the ascent. As CBS2's Esha Ray reported, Linda Lajterman's child, Daniel, was a star on his secondary school football team in Ramsey.… "Fentanyl Overdoses in Ramsey New Jersey Extremely High"

Cops Arrest 64 in New Rochelle Drug Sweep

According to CBS NY: 64 Arrested in New Rochelle in Heroin Sting Dozens of claimed heroin merchants were captured in the small hours of the morning Wednesday in New Rochelle. With the assistance of the FBI and DEA, police started to round up the 64 claimed low-level merchants at 4 a.m., WCBS 880's Sean Adams reported. A week ago, cops in White Plains captured 38 suspects in the same "Operation Street Sweeper II." "There are… "Cops Arrest 64 in New Rochelle Drug Sweep"

Battling opiates through Buprenorphine: What is it?

Opiates are an opium derivative. Opiates typically mirror the effects of morphine. Consequently, opiates are the main class of drugs used to treat pain. Fentanyl, codeine, hydrocodone and oxycodone all fall under the opiate category. Pain sometimes becomes rather difficult to treat. With increasing pain, users will usually increase their dosage. To keep the pain at bay for longer periods, the dosage may exceed the recommended levels, paving the way for opiate addiction. Opiates, when… "Battling opiates through Buprenorphine: What is it?"

HEROIN AND HOLLYWOOD CELEBRITY OVERDOSE

The Hollywood Shuffle of Drug Addiction & Alcoholism Hollywood, where you are only as good as your last work. Hollywood is no stranger to the ravages of various drugs. The curse of needles, sniffles, and marijuana smoke, makes a visit almost too frequently for it not to be considered an integral part of the makeup of Tinsel Town. Scripts follow the same prose. A star gets famous. A star can't keep up with the fame… "HEROIN AND HOLLYWOOD CELEBRITY OVERDOSE"

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT KRATOM BAN

DO YOU WANT THE DEA TO ENACT A KRATOM BAN Introduction: Bowing to public pressure, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) said it had delayed a decision on whether to classify the botanical substance kratom ban, which is available online in the United States as a dietary supplement, as a dangerous drug with no medicinal use. Some persons however, might wonder, What Is Kratom? Why Has the DEA Wanted to Ban It? Well, let not… "ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT KRATOM BAN"

Teens Facebook Live Feed Parents Who Overdosed On Heroin

Teens Film Parents Who Overdosed On Heroin A video is going viral on social media that shows two teenagers filming their parents who are extremely high on heroin. The video starts off with the son trying to wake the mother up who looks like she is in some serious need of a little Narcan. The young man says "you can't be doing this around your kids yo". The young lady in the video laughs and… "Teens Facebook Live Feed Parents Who Overdosed On Heroin"

BEST WAY TO DETOX OFF HEROIN

Introduction: Heroin is an opioid drug that is synthesized from morphine, a naturally occurring substance extracted from the seed pod of the Asian opium poppy plant. Heroin usually appears as a white or brown powder or as a black sticky substance, known as “black tar heroin.” The effects heroin can have on the body can not be overemphasized, so in this article we are going to highlight some before discussing the best way to detox… "BEST WAY TO DETOX OFF HEROIN"

BUPRENORPHINE DETOX – SUBOXONE DETOX

Withdrawal and Suboxone Generally, by way of practice, persons undergo rehabilitation (i.e. medical detox treatment) and intensive therapy treatments. Heroin and other opiates are unique because there are prescription medications available to help with both withdrawal and abstinence maintenance. When it is heroin, anyone can be treated in recovery with buprenorphine (Suboxone), methadone or naltrexone. Any medication can have different release times, but everything will be either an in-clinic visit or require a prescription for… "BUPRENORPHINE DETOX – SUBOXONE DETOX"

Detox Centers: New Jersey Substance Abuse

What Kind of Drug and Alcohol Detoxes Exist in N.J. Substance abuse in the form of drugs or alcohol can spoil a person's life. However, because of the large wide range of alcohol detox centers and also drug detoxification centers in New Jersey to aid addicted people. If you prefer alcohol or drug detox for yourself or even any of your relatives there are also a great number of them in New Jersey. Considering that New… "Detox Centers: New Jersey Substance Abuse"

Heroin Addiction and Treatment

Heroin Addiction: How is it Treated? Heroin is a highly addictive drug produced by morphine that is obtained from the opium poppy. Opiates and Heroin is one of the most severe substances abused in the whole world. In addition to health conditions caused by the drug itself, there are numerous of other risks connected with heroin addiction which is not much of an issue with other drugs. Heroin is used in a variety of ways,…

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Recovery from Drug & Alcohol Addiction a Long Difficult Road

How difficult is Recovery from Addiction & Alcoholism Recovery from drug addiction and alcoholism can be a long and difficult road for anyone suffering from addiction. The first step is probably the most important, realizing and admitting that one has a problem and need help. The second step would be the detoxification process and/or entering some sort of rehabilitation center. There are several different options for treatment. However, detoxing from the actual drug is of extreme…

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ALCOHOL AND HEROIN: HOW VITAL IS DETOX?

Why do I need Detox for Heroin or Alcohol? It starts out on Fridays to take off the edge. On Saturday it’s to relax. On Sunday it’s to watch the sun set. Any other day, it has no reason. Before you know it, you need entire bottles to get the same affect. The reality of excessive alcohol intake had set in on 16.3 million people from the age of 18. Heroin, on the other hand,… "ALCOHOL AND HEROIN: HOW VITAL IS DETOX?"

Are You Addicted to Kratom? Kratom Addiction Rates are Getting Higher

What is Kratom and how is it Used? Kratom has been around in the United States for quite a while, but has been used for centuries elsewhere.  Kratom could fall under the coffee category and is typically sold in the U.S. at local Kava Bars at Kratomic Tea. Many people prefer to ingest it as opposed to smoke it although you can do both.  Kratom is readily available and legal in the America, although there… "Are You Addicted to Kratom? Kratom Addiction Rates are Getting Higher"

Drug Abuse Information Parents Should Know

Information on Drug Abuse Parents Should Know The United States addiction crisis just keeps picking up steam in the media with the heroin overdoses from Carfentanyl and Fentanyl laced heroin. Prescription drugs, over the counter medicines, street drugs and alcohol remain at the forefront of the addiction culture in America. Illicit drugs like cocaine and heroin have been abused almost since the founding of America.  Prescription drug abuse occurs when someone takes the medication other… "Drug Abuse Information Parents Should Know"

Heroin Addiction

What is Heroin? Heroin comes from the opium poppy. It's been known to grow in several places like Asia, South America, Mexico, and some middle eastern countries. Heroin was formally made illegal in the United States in 1924. It can look like a brown or white powder, or in some cases black tar. Some of the nicknames for Heroin can include horse, smack, junk, as well as brown sugar.  How is Heroin used? Heroin can be… "Heroin Addiction"

What is Fentanyl?

What is Fentanyl? Acetyl fentanyl, similar to the Schedule II opioid fentanyl, is a potent opioid analgesic. Recently, it has been linked to a number of overdose deaths in the United States. Acetyl fentanyl is not a part of most illicit drug screens and may remain undetected in many of these cases. Illicit Uses: As a opioid receptor agonist, acetyl fentanyl may serve as a direct substitute for heroin or other opioid receptor agonist substances… "What is Fentanyl?"