Don't Treat Heroin and Opioid Addiction as Short-Term Conditions: Paper

Don't treat heroin and opioid addiction as short-term conditions: paper
There are between 75,000 and 125,000 injection drug users in Canada, with most of them using opioids such as heroin, as well as roughly 200,000 people addicted to prescription opioids, such as oxycodone. Of those, between 30 to 40 per cent are using … Read more on Globalnews.ca

Drugaddicted moms face barriers to recovery
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Social, economic and logistical barriers keep many pregnant, drug-addicted women in Iowa from accessing substance abuse treatment. Yet, despite attention given the problem over the years, social stigma and fear of losing custody … Read more on Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

Pill crackdown drives addicts to heroin
Sheriff Duncan says heroin causing concern: Sheriff Van Duncan talks about the presence of heroin in the community and why the drug has returned. (By Romando Dixson). Sheriff Duncan says heroin causing concern. Heroin use on the rise. Written by. Read more on Black Mountain News