Blog Entries - 'Heroin'

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Opiate alternatives important in addiction battle

Addiction to opiates has been a big problem nationally and locally. It's cost businesses in productivity - as much as $5 billion, according to one study from The Ohio State University's C. William Swank Program in

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Do you already have an opioid alternative at home?

The idea of a prescription opiate to treat chronic or acute pain may be good for some, but for those folks who aren't keen on them and want to look to something else for help, it might already be in their medicine

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Demystifying Addiction Treatment

4 Common Fears of Heroin Addiction Treatment

For people who suffer from an addiction to opiates like heroin, quitting is always on their minds, yet recovery often seems unattainable. The seemingly endless cycle of addiction can prevent many people from even

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Now is the time

4 Great Reasons to Get Help for Opiate Addiction Today

October 30, 2017  |  Addiction, Counseling, Heroin, Opiates, Recovery, Rx drugs

Opiates, such as heroin, are highly addictive drugs. At first, the signs of addiction may not always be prevalent, but prolonged use of opiates can lead to tolerance, physical dependence, and addiction. Individuals

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(At Least) 3Things You Can Do to Stop Opiate Addiction

There\'s no doubt the opiate epidemic has burned across our area, state and nation. According to some estimates, overdoses killed more Americans in 2016 than in all of the Vietnam War. Overdose deaths the year before

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Break free. Lose Opiods

3 Ways to Help a Loved One with Opiate Addiction

September 28, 2017  |  Addiction, Coping, Counseling, Heroin, Opiates, Recovery, Treatment

When someone is battling an addiction to opiates like heroin, their loved ones may be unsure how to address the problem. Often, the person with a substance use disorder pushes away their friends, family, and loved ones

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