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2014-07-03 23:02:22

Harbor Village Florida comments on Maryland's increasing rates of deaths related to heroin abuse. USA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 As reported by The Washington Post in the article Heroin Deaths Spike in Maryland (6/27), the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has recently discovered that heroin-related deaths in the state have gone up by 88% within the last three years. Many local residents reported that they were expecting the result to be a large number but did not...

2014-07-03 23:01:24

Harbor Village Florida comments on on a study that reduces relapses from heroin. USA (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Patients that begin treatment for heroin and opioid addiction during hospitalization that also receive outpatient treatment (medical and psychiatric) are 5x less likely to relapse, according to a recent report “Treating Addicted Patients During, After Hospitalization Reduces Relapse” (6/30). According to the report, the average bill for opioid and heroin-related treatment in 2013...

2014-07-02 23:01:53

TreatmentHelp announces the top 5 most addictive illicit drugs in New Jersey over the past year. TreatmentHelp provides assistance and rehabilitation information for individuals in need of help fighting addiction. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 While New Jersey may be famous for attractions such as the Jersey Shore, Six Flags Amusement Park, and Atlantic City, it also has a reputation as being the home of many addictive illicit drugs. TreatmentHelp, drug and alcohol rehabilitation...

2014-07-01 10:49:46

Boston University Medical Center The results of a new study demonstrate that starting hospitalized patients who have an opioid (heroin) addiction on buprenorphine treatment in the hospital and seamlessly connecting them with an outpatient office based treatment program can greatly reduce whether they relapse after they are discharged. Led by researchers at Boston Medical Center (BMC), the study shows the important role that providers play in offering these patients addiction treatment...

2014-06-30 23:13:47

Heroin use is again on the rise and is cropping up in suburban neighborhoods, prompting Novus Medical Detox to call for better public education with regard to the dangers of drugs. Additionally, Novus urges those struggling with addiction to seek help from a safe, effective detox and rehabilitation program. New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Heroin is an historically low-grade drug that by most accounts had retreated from American society, referred to by an AP article published...

2014-06-26 23:16:37

Touch&Know offers new tool to stay on the offensive in the war against Heroin San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 According to the 2014 Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation study "Parents in the Dark", parents are grossly uneducated when it comes to knowledge of drugs, including heroin, not only of details pertaining to the drug, such as where it comes from, availability, etc, but the most basic knowledge of how to identify it. In fact, most parents surveyed had a false sense of...

2014-06-25 23:11:11

Drug Treatment Center Finder launches online directory for addicts, by addicts. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Drug Treatment Center Finder launched an online directory that helps addicts find treatment centers all over the U.S. The company hopes to add a personal element to an impersonal industry full of red tape and bureaucracy. Unlike other addiction treatment directories, Drug Treatment Center Finder is owned and operated by people who have had their own struggles with addiction: alcohol,...

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2014-06-23 04:56:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Sunbathing can be addictive, producing the same kind of chemical reaction in the brain as illicit drugs like heroin, according to new research that could help explain why some people seem to crave UV rays, despite the risks. Writing in the latest edition of the journal Cell, experts from Harvard Medical School explained that exposing mice to UV rays led to elevated blood levels of endorphins in mice, and that chronic exposure...

2014-06-20 23:02:42

Harbor Village Detox comments on the increased number of deaths due to opiate abuse in Arizona. (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 As reported by the State Press (6/19), according The Center for Disease Control and Prevention there is an alarming spike in opiate-related deaths in the state of Arizona. In fact, out of 100,000 residents 17.5 died from drug abuse which included drugs such as oxycodone and hydrocodone. Dr.Trupti Patel, deputy chief medical officer at the Arizona Department of Health...

2014-06-19 23:16:16

Aid in Recovery released a statement today regarding a report concerning the worsening heroin and opioid epidemic in the state of New Jersey. According to the report, deaths involving heroin addiction and opioid-related drug abuse have especially skyrocketed among young adults aged 18 to 25 years old. Stuart, FL (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center servicing South Florida, released a statement today highlighting a report concerning the...


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