Heroin: A Family's Pain, Multiplied by Many

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Heroin Addiction Treatments: Heroin: A Family's Pain, Multiplied by Many
Mikayla and her family were aware of his drug use, and did everything they could to stop it. Brian, 23, had been to several treatment centers, and had even gotten clean for a few months. But then, he relapsed and overdosed on heroin. …
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Heroin Addiction Treatments: SPECIAL REPORT: Heroin the Drug of Choice … Again
The Gardners tried bringing their son to treatment facilities in South Bend a few times, but since he was over 18, they couldn't force him to stay if he wasn't committed to going through treatment. And treating heroin addiction can be very expensive. …
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Heroin Addiction Treatments: Heroin is found
He was given a six-month community order, with a drug treatment and testing requirement. Saul Comish, defending, said Harrison had developed a serious heroin habit and had expressed a genuine desire to deal with the problem and had already sought help …
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Heroin Addiction Treatments: Are we under-treating or over-medicating chronic pain patients?
Buprenorphine is a "opioid partial agonist," which means it doesn't have the maximum euphoric effects of drugs such as heroin, oxycodone or methadone. At low doses for addicts, it curbs withdrawal symptoms without giving a high. …
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