Latest Heroin Stories

2013-11-07 23:31:33

New club drug “Molly”, sold as a more intense Ecstasy, is being blamed for increased overdoses and deaths across the country. Avoid it at all costs warns Narconon Freedom Center. Albion, MI (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Narconon Freedom Center is urgently warning teens and college students to be alert for Molly being sold at Rave parties. The highly dangerous drug is more intense than Ecstasy and can be deadly taken only once. Molly is an off-white powder generally sold in gelatin...

2013-11-07 23:25:42

The Addiction Treatment Helpline located in Boston, MA has turned its energy toward an escalating problem with heroin addiction in the North East. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Staff at the Addiction Treatment Helpline’s Boston office has refocused their energy in hopes to help decrease the burden and heartache created by the rising heroin problem throughout the New England states. These addiction professionals are doing all things imaginable to gain all the knowledge and...

2013-11-04 23:22:26

Florida-based detox center Novus Medical Detox says California’s recently proposed bill suggesting the use of treatment instead of prison sentences is a step in the right direction for gaining control of the current drug epidemic in the U.S., as well as reducing the costs of housing nonviolent offenders. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 As drug abuse continues its rampage on American society, many are questioning the effectiveness of sentencing addicted individuals to years...

2013-10-30 23:34:45

Prescription drug abuse fatalities are now more prevalent than those from illegal drugs. (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Drug rehab Florida centers are seeing the truth of recent reports on the fatalities associated with legal drug abuse. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that at least 50 percent of Americans are taking a minimum of one prescription drug at any time. An October 2013 report from the D.C. based nonprofit Trust for America’s Health indicates that...

2013-10-26 23:03:18

Individuals can get relief from a life filled with drug use thanks to no-cost consultations. Call (855) 912-7867 for an appointment at Drug Addiction Treatment Centers. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 A Chicago drug rehab, Drug Addiction Treatment Centers, is announcing that consultations are now available for seeking relief from drug addiction. For immediate help, call (855) 912-7867. Drug rehabilitation allows adults and adolescents a chance to get clean from their drug of choice....

2013-10-24 23:30:29

Individuals seeking relief from cocaine, heroin, marijuana and other drugs can get no-cost consultations. Call (855) 912-7867 for an appointment. NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 A new drug rehab in New York is offering free consultations for people seeking relief from their drug addiction and a new way to live. To get help and receive immediate help call (855) 912-7867. Drug rehabilitation allows adults and adolescents a chance to get clean from their drug of choice, whether it is...

2013-10-18 12:05:28

Death from analgesic overdose, including the painkillers oxycodone and codeine, is more concentrated in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods with a prevalence of high divorce, single-parent homes than deaths from unintentional causes, according to research conducted at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. Yet, compared to heroin overdose deaths, analgesic overdoses were found to occur in higher-income neighborhoods. This study is among the first to provide a framework...

Chicago Sees First Cases Of Krokodil Infection
2013-10-14 04:53:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The homemade, flesh-eating heroin knock-off krokodil, which originated in Russia before making its way to the US last month, has reportedly infected multiple people in one Chicago suburb. According to Matt Hamilton of the Los Angeles Times, there had been at least three reported cases of people who had “symptoms consistent with krokodil abuse,” including “scaly skin, abscesses, lesions and gangrenous limbs,” at Presence...

2013-10-07 23:23:29

When other treatment centers failed to help three brothers Kyle, Kirk and Bradley overcome their addictions, the trio turned to Spring Hill rehab facility, Suncoast Rehabilitation Center, for help – each brother got the solution they were looking for and they are celebrating returning to living a drug-free life. Spring Hill, FL (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 A growing number of Americans are struggling with substance abuse, with studies showing a fourfold increase in prescribing of opioid...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'