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2014-03-12 23:28:04

A new blog post from leading treatment facility A Forever Recovery is asking a jarring question that in many ways is at the heart of America’s heroin epidemic: given that most people know that heroin is dangerous, why are they using it? Battle Creek, MI (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 A new blog post from leading treatment facility A Forever Recovery is asking a jarring question that in many ways is at the heart of America’s heroin epidemic: given that most people know that heroin is...

2014-03-10 08:23:59

Novus Medical Detox warns the public of an emerging crisis--many addicted individuals are now turning to fentanyl-laced heroin, a choice that is costing some their lives. Novus pushes for comprehensive drug education and increasing access to detox and rehabilitation programs for drug users. NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- U.S. law enforcement and federal agencies alike have increasingly focused their attention on tackling the rise of drug addiction, but...

2014-03-09 23:03:16

Aid in Recovery released a statement today commenting on a recent statement from Gil Kerlikowske, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Kerlikowske issued a statement urging more local police and fire departments to equip officers with naloxone, a drug used to reverse the effects of heroin overdoses. Stuart, Florida (PRWEB) March 09, 2014 Aid in Recovery, full service drug and alcohol rehabilitation center servicing South Florida, released a statement today commenting on...

2014-03-06 23:01:24

The latest blog post from Per Wickstrom at PerWickstrom.com is focusing on a frightening drug that is making its way across the US and, particularly, the east coast in states like Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey and Rhode Island: “killer heroin.” (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 The latest blog post from Per Wickstrom at PerWickstrom.com is focusing on a frightening drug that is making its way across the US and, particularly, the east coast in states like Maryland, Pennsylvania,...

2014-03-06 12:28:27

MILWAUKEE, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Health Services, one of the oldest Medicaid HMOs in Wisconsin, will donate $1,000 to the Racine County Sheriff's Department in support of a program to provide deputies with an antidote for heroin overdoses that they can carry with them in their squad cars. Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling wants every deputy to carry the heroin antidote Narcan on patrol so they can administer the drug as a nasal spray when they are called to...

2014-03-04 23:27:13

Developer of the “Pouyan Method” Johnny The Healer has amassed an unequaled record of success with the most powerful addiction cure protocol on the planet. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 It is no secret that conventional drug rehab programs fail at least 90% of the time, and often add additional toxins to the body due to the medications used. All that is changed thanks to the innovative and ground-breaking results achieved by The Holistic Sanctuary of California. Johnny The...

2014-02-28 23:31:32

Heroin use is on the rise in New Jersey. Criminal defense and family law attorney Victor A. Rotolo, founder of The Rotolo Law Firm, urges parents to remain vigilant in doing their part to help keep their children off drugs. Lebanon, N.J. (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Victor A. Rotolo, a former police officer in the City of Elizabeth, N.J., stated, “I saw first-hand the devastating effects drug use and related illegal activities have not only on users, but on their friends and families as...

2014-02-28 23:28:46

In light of recent media attention surrounding the topic, New Found Life of Delray Beach, a premier treatment and recovery center located in Florida, released an official statement today regarding increased heroin use across the country. Since the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman, New Found Life of Delray Beach has received an increased amount of inquiries, phone calls, and web traffic due to recent news coverage surrounding heroin. Delray Beach, Florida (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 On...

2014-02-25 23:04:03

Pat Moore Foundation, an alcohol and drug treatment center located in Costa Mesa, California, responds to the recent rise in heroin usage and overdoses in America. Costa Mesa, California (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Since the recent death of the famous actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, there’s been a significant spike in attention regarding heroin use. It is natural for people to want to make sense of such a tragedy, but unfortunately you can’t make sense of addiction. Heroin is a highly...

Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Deaths Continue To Climb
2014-02-17 09:34:55

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Federal official are blaming a deadly combination of heroin and the powerful narcotic fentanyl for over 80 deaths around the United States in recent weeks. Often used as an anesthetic, fentanyl is typically administered in hospitals to people in end-of-life care, such as terminal cancer patients. Dr. Karl Williams, the chief medical examiner in Pennsylvania’s Allegheny County, told ABC News in January that recent trends represent a...


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