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Heroin information from Houston, Texas area addiction treatment specialists at More Than Rehab. Learn more about opiate and opioid addiction:

How To Spot A Possible Heroin User

By |2021-04-15T19:49:02+00:00January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Family, Heroin, Opioids|Tags: , , , , , , |

 

Heroin is an extremely dangerous and addictive illicit drug. It can come in many forms and goes by many different names but it often comes in a fine white, brown, or black powder. Another popular form of heroin is black tar heroin, and as the name implies, it looks like black tar and is sticky […]

What is the Difference Between Norco, Heroin, and Fentanyl?

By |2021-01-22T21:22:02+00:00October 9th, 2020|Categories: Heroin, Opioids|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Opioids are a class of drugs that are naturally found in the opium poppy plant and target the opioid receptors in the brain to produce effects very similar to morphine. Manu opioid medications work by blocking pain signals to the brain. Even though there are many different opioids, Norcos, heroin, and fentanyl are some of the most popular substances that are commonly abused by people who suffer from an addiction or substance abuse problem. With so many different opioid drugs on the market, it is easy to be confused about the differences between them, so here is a brief explanation of Norcos, heroin, and fentanyl.

What Drugs Produce the Worst Withdrawal Symptoms?

By |2021-02-26T20:12:22+00:00October 16th, 2019|Categories: Drug Abuse, Heroin, Meth, Opioids, Rehabilitation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

An addiction treatment center with a medical detox program will allow the user to safely manage and alleviate the heavy detox symptoms that may be experienced when first quitting drugs or alcohol. Many who have tried quitting “cold turkey” on their own have had little to no success as they are improperly managing their symptoms. The purpose of a medical detox is to get the person safely through the acute withdrawal stage, where most of the physical symptoms occur. Maintaining sobriety long term in the post-acute withdrawal stage will require ongoing effort as the psychological symptoms, like depression and learning how to cope without the use of drugs or alcohol, begin to surface.

What are the Dangers of Using Needles for Drugs?

By |2021-02-02T19:16:51+00:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Drug Abuse, Heroin, Meth, Opioids|Tags: , , , , , , |

Injecting drugs is the most dangerous way to use drugs. While there are different ways to use drugs, snorting, ingesting, smoking and injecting, it could be strongly argued that injection with the use of hypodermic needles poses the highest risk for negative health effects. The practice of injecting drugs into the bloodstream with […]

What is Fentanyl?

By |2020-12-06T01:59:26+00:00September 21st, 2018|Categories: Drug Abuse, Heroin, Opioids|Tags: , , , , |

What Is Fentanyl And Why Is It So Deadly?

As the opioid crisis wages on and a record number of people are dying each and every day from drug overdoses, fentanyl is making news headlines. It is popping up in all sorts of illicit street drugs from heroin, LSD, cocaine, Xanax and even synthetic marijuana aka: […]

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