Can You Overdose from Smoking Heroin?

Can You Overdose from Smoking Heroin?

The use of opioids in the United States has increased drastically over the last two decades. The number of deaths involving overdosing on opioids has increased from 21,089 in 2010 to 49,860 in 2019. Opioids are a class of pain-relieving drugs. They include...
What Are Synthetic Opioids?

What Are Synthetic Opioids?

Tens of thousands of people overdose from opioids every year. If you or a loved one have developed an opioid addiction, you’re not alone. People get hooked on opioids from recreational and medical use alike.  But what are synthetic...
The Most Dangerous Opioids: Strongest To Weakest

The Most Dangerous Opioids: Strongest To Weakest

Opioid addiction has been a hot topic for years now, and this is because it is a large problem. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2018, about 41 people a day overdosed from opioids. In total, around 15,000 deaths in the United...
Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription Drug Abuse

One of the newer commonly abused forms of drug addiction is prescription drug abuse. Affecting the lives of many people in the United States, trying to put an end to it can feel helpless. Many people become addicted over a gradual process without even noticing....
Track Marks And Other Signs Of Shooting Up

Track Marks And Other Signs Of Shooting Up

Injection drug users (IDUs) have unique difficulties and a different level of shame and humiliation around intravenous (IV) drugs. The stigma around injecting drugs and the significant health risks involved make addiction treatment a necessary measure. If you suspect...
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