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Opiates

Stuff you should know about opiate addiction.

Sadly, Police Target Heroin Addiction Clinics
2 years ago

Sadly, Police Target Heroin Addiction Clinics

With heroin addiction skyrocketing, methadone remains the gold standard for narcotics dependence treatment. Yet cops nationwide target heavily regulated methadone clinics to turn vulnerable addicts into informants, with little public …
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Too Many People are Dying from Heroin
2 years ago

Too Many People are Dying from Heroin

While the media was consumed last week with the debate over childhood vaccinations, the Obama administration, spurred on by a stunning investigation from the Huffington Post, quietly took an important step in …
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There’s A Treatment For Heroin Addiction That Actually Works. So Why Aren’t We Using It?
2 years ago

There’s A Treatment For Heroin Addiction That Actually Works. So Why Aren’t We Using It?

This weekend marks a year since Philip Seymour Hoffman died, with a needle in his arm, in his apartment in New York City. And today there’s a treatment for heroin addiction that actually works. But …
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America’s Heroin Relapse
2 years ago

America’s Heroin Relapse

The misconceptions, changes, and causes of the Rx drug & heroin crisis are complex. Following in the wake of overprescribed opiates by doctors, a new wave of addiction is spreading across the U.S. …
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My Life Without Drugs by Russell Brand
3 years ago

My Life Without Drugs by Russell Brand

Russell Brand hasn’t used drugs in more than 10 years, but the temptation lingers. He still thinks about taking heroin, and knows first hand the constant struggle addicts and recovering …
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The Facebook Posts of Recovering Addicts
3 years ago

The Facebook Posts of Recovering Addicts

Through likes and comments, I’ve watched my hometown of Perry, Ohio, disappear into and come back from heroin addiction.

The U.S. is facing a massive heroin epidemic, and nowhere is …
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Can Pot Solve the Opioid Addiction Problem?
3 years ago

Can Pot Solve the Opioid Addiction Problem?

When Ian Young went to get a massage in August 2008, he had already been living with pain for more than decade. A car accident with a drunk driver in …
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The Worst Drug Epidemic in History
3 years ago

The Worst Drug Epidemic in History

Fatal overdoses have reached epidemic levels, exceeding those from heroin and cocaine combined. According to the Center for Disease Control, this is the worst drug epidemic in history.

Prescriptions …
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SAMHSA on Substance Dependence + Abuse
3 years ago

SAMHSA on Substance Dependence + Abuse

The number of past year heroin users increased between 2007 (373,000) and 2012 (669,000). Now there’s an estimated 22.2 million persons aged 12 or older (8.5 percent) classified with substance dependence or abuse …
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The Addicaid Guide to Heroin
3 years ago

The Addicaid Guide to Heroin

Addicaid Drug Series: Guide to Heroin. Additional guides in this series include Cocaine, Marijuana, LSD, Meth, MDMA (Ecstasy), Nitrous, Psilocybin Mushrooms, Opium, PCP & Ketamine.

Word on the Street:

Smack, horse, mud, brown sugar, …
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