Heroin

Heroin is a fast-acting opioid that makes users feel a “rush” or sense of euphoria almost immediately. Learn how to recognize heroin addiction, and how you or your loved one can get help.
Drugs

Dealing with Opioid and Heroin Cravings

Opioid and heroin cravings can be challenging to overcome but with the right support, you can learn to live a fulfilling life in recovery.
Drugs

How to Tell If Someone Is Addicted to Heroin

Recognizing the signs of heroin addiction is not always easy. These are some red flags to look out for.
Recovery

Drug Overdose: Everything You Need to Know

Drug abuse always carries the risk of serious side effects, including overdose. Understand the causes and symptoms behind an overdose.
Addiction Treatment

How Your Brain Heals After Quitting Heroin

Once your body is free from heroin, recovery can begin. Learn how your brain starts to heal once you quit using.
Teens

What Parents Need to Know About Teens and Opioids

Opioid overdoses occur regardless of age. Learn how to recognize the signs of addiction and how to communicate with your teens about the dangers of drug abuse.
Opioids

What is Vivitrol?

Certain individuals need some extra help to stay on the path to recovery. For many, Vivitrol can help. In this short video, learn more about the benefits of Vivitrol and how it can strengthen your recovery.
Drug Addiction

Stop Thinking Addiction Could Never Happen to You

The reality is that deadly drugs like Fentanyl and heroin are making their way into homes all over the country, homes just like yours.
Addiction Treatment

Does the use of suboxone substitute one addiction for another?

Despite its success rate, Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), is still considered controversial in the field of addiction treatment. Some believe that treating addiction with medications such as Suboxone simply replaces one addiction with another.
Education

From Painkillers to Heroin: An All Too Common Path

The amount of people who are addicted to prescription painkillers continues to grow, with an estimated 2.1 million people currently misusing opioids in the United States. And for many, the transition from prescription drug misuse to heroin addiction is an easy one.
Drugs

How Heroin Affects the Brain

The opioid heroin can consume the mind and cause addiction. Learn how the drug impacts cognitive functions, and protect yourself and your brain against it.