What’s really going on with opiates, opioids, and Rx painkillers in the U.S.? Expert Warren Rivera – a former DEA Special Agent with years of experience in drug diversion – explores here.
How can you know good addiction treatment from the bad? More here on the basics of heroin addiction treatment: assessment, help through detox, medical supervision, effective aftercare AND the individualized human element behind care.
Heroin addicts and even first time users are equally exposed to the risk of overdose. Read more on the effects of heroin overdose and find out how much heroin is too much, here.
A guide on what to expect during heroin rehab here.
Are “safe sites” that facilitate heroin use helping or hurting the opiate epidemic in the U.S.? A review of what’s happening on the ground by Clare Waismann, founder of the Waismann Method®. More here.
On average, a daily heroin habit can cost around $150. But how big is the financial impact of heroin on our society? We break down the facts in this infographic.
The time it takes for heroin to kick in depends on the way it is taken. Heroin effects are usually felt within seconds after you take it. Find out more about heroin metabolism here.
Yes, heroin is an illicit narcotic drug. More on the legal and medical status of heroin here.
Heroin peak concentrations are achieved fairly quickly any way administrated. More here on what heroin does to the body, with a section at the end for your questions.
A comparison of the risks, side effects, legal status, and abuse potential for both methadone and buprenorphine from expert, Derek Simon, PhD. More here.