Heroin Rehab in Massachusetts | What Is Heroin and How Is It Used?

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Heroin is a highly addictive drug, and its use is a serious problem. Are you scared that a loved one might be suffering from a heroin addiction? If you are, then it’s important to know what heroin is, how it is used, and where you can find a heroin rehab in Massachusetts. Keep reading to […]

Heroin Rehab in Connecticut | What Are the Signs of Heroin Abuse?

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Are you concerned that a loved one is suffering from a heroin addiction? Then it’s time to look out for the signs of heroin abuse. Many physical and behavioral changes can indicate heroin addiction, as well as the presence of certain paraphernalia that is used to consume the drug. A better understanding of these signs […]

Part Two: My Son is a Heroin Addict: A Mom’s Tale

Amy is the mother of Steven, a heroin addict who recently almost died from an overdose. Steven is now living in a sober house after completing an inpatient treatment program. Amy is hopeful for her recently-turned-18 son. She is committed to his recovery no matter how he chooses to go about it. Amy also struggles […]

Part One: My Son is a Heroin Addict: A Mom’s Tale

Amy is the mother of Steven, a heroin addict who recently almost died from an overdose. Steven is now living in a sober house after completing an inpatient treatment program. Amy is hopeful for her recently-turned-18 son. She is committed to his recovery no matter how he chooses to go about it. Amy also struggles […]

How Prescription Drug Use Can Turn into Opioid Addiction

The current opioid epidemic in this country is out of control. Opioid addiction and abuse is a serious problem that is affecting society socially and economically. Above all, it affects the health of the people. Drug overdoses in general are the leading cause of accidental deaths in the United States. Specifically, in 2015 there were […]

Carfentanil Laced Heroin is Killing in Record Numbers

All drug abuse is harmful in one way or another. Drug use – especially heroin use – in America is widespread and some say it is an outright epidemic, including in New England.  These new chemical mixes, shoddy manufacturing, and impure cutting agents all add to these already dangerous and addictive substances. Now, heroin users […]

Does Racism Affect Treatment?

Addiction has an impact on everyone and anyone. Addiction certainly does not discriminate. It does not matter if someone was born rich or poor. It does not matter where someone grew up, or what their religious beliefs are. Family history does not matter, either. And race does not matter when it comes to substance abuse […]

Drug Policies of the Trump Administration

It’s time for President Trump to put all of his proposed policies to action now that he is in office. But what exactly are the drug policies of the Trump administration? Trump’s stance on drugs has changed over the years when it comes to legalization. In the 1980s and 90s, he was all for legalization […]

Surgeon General Addresses MAT for Opioid Addiction

Toward the end of 2016, Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy did something no Surgeon General had done before. He released a comprehensive report on the United States drug epidemic and steps to combat it. Entitled Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health, this report focused largely on rising rates […]