heroin abuse

Watchdog Report: Heroin Abuse Soars in West Michigan

...  report: Heroin abuse soars in West Michigan GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) — Heroin is making a strong comeback in West Michigan, causing dozens of deaths and scores of criminal charges over the past year. Narcotics officers in Grand Rapids raided more than 20 suspected drug houses, including … The …… Continue reading

Hep C Treatment, Anybody Tell Me Ablout Their Side Effects From It?

...  had history of drug abuse and depression and was hospitalized for detoxification from benzodiazepines. Addiction relapse, overdose: Patient 306 was a 35 year-old man completed 1 year of treatment with PEG-IFN 0.5 pg/kg. He was hospitalized for an episode of loss of consciousness diagnosed as drug abuse and unintended… Continue reading

The Government Is Right to Crack Down on Prescription Opioid Abuse

...  government is right to crack down on prescription opioid abuse Mr. Holder usefully, if implicitly, rejected this criticism, noting that increased heroin abuse is a “symptom of the significant increase in prescription drug abuse that we’ve seen over the past decade” — in other words, addicts began turning to… Continue reading

Voices: Women Drinking More Like Men

...  is all in … Though there's little agreement … Read more on Montgomery AdvertiserCollegiate Recovery Community safe haven for students with addictions Jason Callis, the program manager for the CRC, said these programs are a part of the third piece of addictive behavior treatment, which is long-term recovery… Continue reading

Despite Drive, Drug Abuse Cases Show 24% Rise This Year

...  News UN anti-narcotics panel calls for greater stock in prevention, treatment of drug abuse UNITED NATIONS, March 4 (Xinhua) — Prescription drug abuse in North America and drug trafficking in Latin America, Europe and other parts of the world are major issues of concern, but investment in prevention and… Continue reading

Is There More Drug Abuse and Mental Health Problems in the Transgender/transsexual Community?

...  I myself went through a phase of substance abuse, as well as the fact that I know I suffer other disorders (mental) as a result of societal disapproval of my behaviors as they didn’t conform to gender norms, and abuse. You can go to the APA and look up… Continue reading

Signs of Substance Abuse

...  drug that is diverted for street sale Filed under: signs of drug abuse It used to come only in hexagonal pills (called "stop signs" on the street) but now is primarily prescribed in strips that dissolve under the tongue. The new packaging was intended to make the drug harder… Continue reading

Whitfield Pushes for Additional Resources to Help States Combat Prescription Drug Abuse

...  (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health, to help shatter the myths about drugs and drug abuse. In 2014, the awareness week runs from January 27th … Read more on PR Web (press release)  Drug help group suggests looking for signs of heroin use Filed under: drug… Continue reading

What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Addiction or Substance Abuse?

...  pills Gia did not have a prescription for." Querin said deputies found Guerra hiding under blankets at the Milliman Road … Read more on Norwalk Reflector  Group raising awareness about heroin use among teens, kids Filed under: signs of drug abuse "With prescription [drugs], the signs are very… Continue reading

Drug Statistics-CalJam 2012

...  group works to prevent substance abuse in youth Filed under: drug abuse statistics Like many communities in the region and nationally, Warwick's youth are facing the challenge of substance abuse, largely – though not exclusively – in the form of alcohol and marijuana. “Alcohol is very big," said Pat… Continue reading