Tag: heroin addiction

Serious health risks can arise when heroin is discontinued abruptly. Before you decide to stop using drugs or alcohol on your own it is important to consider the health risks. Seeking professional medical care is often considered best practice. Generally due to the standards, supervision, and protocols put in place to keep individuals safe in treatment most families agree.

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Opting Out of An Aftercare Treatment Program May Kill You TJ was big and tough, he played football in college and there really wasn’t anything he thought he couldn’t do. I hated him the first time I met him, but that was just because he was so damn good looking. He made me laugh a

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If You Give Your Child Opiates, They Could Turn to Heroin Any normal parent would immediately insist that no, they would not give their child heroin, but they might do it unknowingly. These days heroin addiction does not begin in a back alley or in a cheap motel. It starts in a place where we

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Using Marijuana to Fight the Heroin Epidemic is A Bad Idea. The official position of Lighthouse Recovery Institute is that Marijuana should never be used to fight the heroin epidemic. We also feel it is part of our duty to our past, current and future clients and their family members to report the danger and

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Opiate Rehab New Jersey? No, its time for a change. You used opiates in New Jersey, does that mean you can’t stay sober in New Jersey… No. I will tell you though that it is much, much easier to get and stay sober in a place your body and mind isn’t already associating with Opiates.

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Going to a Delray Beach Rehab Saved My Life Eight months ago, I was homeless, unemployed, and soulless, all because I was completely and totally dependent on heroin. I know I definitely had zero intention of going to a Delray Beach Rehab. I literally slept under bridges and on park benches. I was a shell

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Selling Narcan Over the Counter  Naloxone (Narcan) has recently been released in limited proportions for sale over the counter in select pharmacies and states. Selling Narcan over the counter is a bold move in what many are looking at as part of the war against drugs, specifically the war against the opioid epidemic sweeping across

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I Fell In Love With a Recovering Heroin Addict  We can’t choose who we fall in love with. Three years ago, I knew nothing about addiction, even though I was suffering from alcohol addiction myself, it just hadn’t been brought to light quite yet. I definitely knew nothing about heroin addiction, and would never think

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Study Drugs are Common Experimenting, drinking, and drug abuse in college are well-known pitfalls of the four years that are meant to be spent bettering your education. Kegs, parties, marijuana – these things are normal, and often can lead to other things that spiral out of hand. The use of study drugs like Adderall and

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Length of Sobriety Does Not Prevent Addiction Relapse Addiction relapse is a part of recovery, and it doesn’t matter if you have one day sober or 30 years. In a recent interview with WNYC, popular actor Jeff Daniels, known for his roles in Dumb and Dumber and The Martian, opened up about his relapse after

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