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Getting Help for Symptoms of Heroin Abuse

The opioid epidemic continues to ravage the United States, disrupting families and communities and claiming lives needlessly each year. Heroin is a well-known illicit drug that is part of this epidemic. It is not uncommon for a simple prescription of painkillers for a legitimate medical condition to become a dependency. Once those legal medications can…

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Medication Assisted Treatment for Heroin Addiction

One of the most significant deterrents to successful recovery from substance use disorder (SUD) is the varying range of withdrawal symptoms that occur after stopping the use of drugs or alcohol. To break down this barrier, treatment centers offer medication-assisted treatment programs that combine medication with counseling and support for a comprehensive approach to recovery…