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05/04/2019

How To Recognize A Heroin Overdose?

When it comes to the drug heroin, it is highly addictive and dangerous because it can easily lead to an overdose. Heroin is derived from the poppy, which has opium in it and is also where morphine comes from. Many people who are addicted to heroin actually start addicted to morphine or other opiates like […]

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22/02/2019

Heroin Among Teens

Heroin addiction doesn’t always strike in the form of the drug that we all know and fear. In fact, whether it’s a teenager or even an adult, addiction usually starts with a pain medication that we might get for a wisdom tooth removal or post-surgery. Drugs like OxyContin and Vicodin both are opioid drugs that […]

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11/12/2018

How to Help a Friend Addicted to Heroin

  If you have found out or suspect that somebody you know and care about has become addicted to heroin there are some things that you can do to help. People who are addicted to heroin all handle it differently. There is no one size fits all when it comes to what a person struggling […]

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11/11/2018

Information about Heroin Drug

What is heroin? Heroin belongs to the class of drugs known as opioids. Opioids are derived from Morphine, and Morphine is created from the opium poppy plant. Heroin is a semi-synthetic opioid that is produced by isolating the compounds of the opium plant. There are a few different forms of heroin Heroin is sold as […]

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23/10/2018

Facts About Drugs: Heroin Consumption Around the World

Opioid abuse is not just a problem in the United States. However the United States does have the largest issue with heroin addiction. Opiate use in the United States is about 50% higher than it is in Germany. Germany is the country that has the second largest population of opioid addicts. In the United States, […]

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