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British singer Lily Allen admits considering heroin after her divorce
07-12-18 Category: Heroin Treatment, Substance Abuse

British singer, songwriter and television presenter Lily Allen recently admitted considering heroin after the official confirmation of her divorce in June 2018. She confessed in July 2018 that she did think about trying the drug in order to self-medicate and relieve stress arising from her breakup with ex-husband Sam Cooper. Although she didn’t go ahead […]

Teen Mom OG star Ryan Edwards admits using heroin
12-13-17 Category: Addiction, Drug Abuse, Heroin Treatment

Best known for starring in MTV reality show “Teen Mom OG (TMOG),” Ryan Edwards is in the news again. The reality show star is known to have struggled with substance abuse in the past for which he was enrolled in a rehab, but many fans are unaware of his drug of choice. In the latest […]

“Sex was like my heroin”: Tantric yogi Psalm Isadora’s short life was as eventful as it was traumatic
10-31-17 Category: Heroin Treatment

“And it seems to me you lived your life like a candle in the wind Never knowing who to cling to when the rain set in” These lines from Elton John’s immortal song “Candle in the Wind” could have aptly described the short, eventful and traumatic life of Psalm Isadora. The 42-year-old Tantric sex guru […]

breaking-rules-to-save-lives-of-people-dependent-on-opioids
10-13-17 Category: Heroin Treatment

Working unassumingly from the living room of her house in North California, Tracey Helton Mitchell has taken it upon herself to save the lives of people addicted to heroin and other opioids. She has been posting doses of the generic version of naloxone, a medication which rapidly reverses opioid overdose, to whoever asks her for […]

New-research-findings-may-help-trace-origin-of-heroin
09-28-17 Category: Heroin Treatment

In what could be a major tool in the war against the opioid epidemic in the United States, researchers at the FIU International Forensic Research Institute (IFRI) have discovered a distinctive component of heroin, which holds the potential to direct law enforcement authorities to its source of origin. Once validated for its effectiveness, this new […]

Can-a-vaccine-cure-America’s-heroin-epidemic
09-27-17 Category: Heroin Treatment

The United States is battling a severe heroin crisis. It is a full-blown epidemic that threatens the achievements of modern medicine, leaving public health officials and law enforcement authorities in a dilemma. Experts wonder if such a major drug crisis could have a chemical answer. Recently, researchers in California claimed to have discovered a treatment […]

New-California-bill-may-allow-safe-injection-sites-for-heroin-addicts

In an attempt to minimize the deaths from substance abuse, a new California bill, which has cleared the State Assembly and is expecting clearance on the Senate floor, may pave the way for the opening of statewide centers, where people can inject heroin in a safe and hygienic way. On the lines of a monitored […]

President-Trump-declares-the-opioid-crisis-a-national-emergency
08-11-17 Category: Alcohol, Heroin Treatment, Opioid

President Trump has officially declared the nation’s opioid crisis a national emergency. The declaration came on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at a news conference that President Trump attended with Vice President Pence at his golf club in Bedminster, N.J. According to the President, “The opioid crisis is an emergency, and I’m saying officially right now […]

Opioid-overdoses-are-claiming-more-victims-than-any-other-drug-in-America
08-10-17 Category: Addiction, Heroin Treatment, Opioid

Studies show that in the United States, prescription drugs are the most widely abused class of drugs, immediately after alcohol and marijuana, and succeeded by street drugs such as cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine. Medicines, such as painkillers, prove to be effective only if they are taken as prescribed by a doctor for the purpose of […]

feds-must-work-more-to-combat-opioid-crisis-say-group-of-former-governors
07-14-17 Category: Addiction, Drug Abuse, Heroin Treatment

In a letter dated July 7, 2017, drawing President Trump’s attention towards the deadly opioid abuse crisis ravaging the nation, five former governors of the states of Arkansas, Vermont, Kentucky, Hawaii and Washington, have expressed the pressing need for joint federal and state actions to curb the ever-growing numbers of fatal overdoses from heroin and […]

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