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heroin addiction
what do track marks look like
29
Jun

Track Marks & Other Signs of IV Drug Use

If you suspect that a loved one has started using intravenous (IV) drugs, then you’ll want to start looking for track marks. You can find these scars at the injection site, which is often the non-dominant arm of the user. Whether you’ve seen the track marks yourself or you suspect that a loved one is...
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what is fentanyl
19
May

What Is Fentanyl? Prescription Drug Abuse Facts
Fentanyl is a type of highly addictive opioid prescription drug that is similar to morphine

Like most people, you have probably heard a lot about heroin and the opioid crisis. But what about prescription opioids like fentanyl? And what is fentanyl, anyway? Put simply, fentanyl is a type of highly addictive opioid prescription drug that is similar to morphine. Fentanyl abuse often leads to addiction and death due to individuals...
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recovery from heroin addiction
21
Nov

Surviving Heroin Withdrawals with Medical Detox

This is a personal account from Carissa Sawyer, a woman in recovery from heroin addiction. This story details her heroin addiction, her path to recovery, and the progress she made through medically assisted detox in a clinical setting. I was addicted to heroin for ten years. What started with taking prescription pain pills from my...
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Heroin Rehab Near Me
09
Oct

Finding the Best Heroin Rehab Near Me

It might surprise you to learn that heroin was originally intended to be a safer alternative to morphine. Of course, not long after, the awful effects of heroin and heroin withdrawal came out. Heroin abuse is extremely dangerous and habit-forming. Worse yet, any time you shoot up or snort the drug, you risk a fatal...
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how to overcome heroin addiction
06
Mar

Take the First Step: How to Overcome Heroin Addiction

If you or someone you love is a heroin user, then you know just how much power that addictive substance can have over lives. What you may not know is that the drug – and its consequences – has seen a rapid increase. Each day, between 300 and 520 people start using heroin in the...
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