Opiates & Heroin Info

23 06, 2019

The Dangers of Synthetic Heroin

2019-06-24T16:40:25+00:00June 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

The Dangers of Synthetic Heroin You have most likely heard of heroin, morphine and opioids – but are you familiar with the dangers of synthetic heroin? What about synthetic morphine or fentanyl? Not all dangerous and addictive drugs are illegal. Prescription opioid drugs are just one example of how the use of scheduled substances can [...]

15 05, 2019

Breaking News from Seattle’s KIRO 7: Opioid Addiction May Be Treated with Medications

2019-05-30T18:14:25+00:00May 15th, 2019|0 Comments

Seattle KIRO 7 recently reported that the solution to our nation’s growing opioid epidemic may be found in our local pharmacies. This is exciting news for the more than 11 million Americans who misused or abused prescription opioids in 2016. “Nationwide, 25% of those who receive prescription opioids for chronic pain will develop an addiction [...]

9 05, 2019

Suboxone Strips-Helping People Recover from Opioid Addiction

2019-06-06T19:41:16+00:00May 9th, 2019|0 Comments

Suboxone Strips-Helping People Recover from Opioid Addiction The statistics tell the tale when it comes to opioid addiction in the U.S. In the U.S. alone, there are 2 million people that experienced substance abuse problems related to opioid prescription pain killers. Why Suboxone is Relevant When Referring to Addiction As of 2015, there were [...]

3 05, 2019

Opioid Withdrawal: Kicking the Habit Without Losing Your Mind

2019-06-06T19:40:18+00:00May 3rd, 2019|4 Comments

DISCLAIMER: Opioid detoxification treatments should only be handled by qualified medical professionals. The information provided below is only meant for educational purposes and should not be substituted for advice from a licensed physician. Never before now has learning the best methods for coping with opioid detox been so important. Opioid Withdrawal: Kicking the Habit [...]

26 11, 2018

FDA Okays Dsuvia – A Powerful New Opioid Pill

2019-01-30T16:10:34+00:00November 26th, 2018|0 Comments

In a move that has medical watchdogs, media outlets, and the public at large in a bit of an uproar, the Food and Drug Administration recently approved a powerful new opioid for medical use in early 2019. FDA Okays Dsuvia – A Powerful New Opioid Pill Dsuvia, a tablet form of sufentanil developed by [...]

24 03, 2018

Cross-Addiction: Heroin Abuse and Alcoholism

2019-01-30T17:50:27+00:00March 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Is there a link between heroin abuse and alcoholism? Mounting evidence suggests just that—that these two highly-addictive substances share a connection that can jeopardize successful recovery through a dangerous disorder known as cross-addiction. Heroin—The Most-Addictive Drug on Earth “Heroin poses a serious public health and safety threat to the United [...]

16 03, 2018

Fighting Opioid Addiction in Bellevue, Washington: Higher Doses and Fewer Refills?

2019-01-30T17:54:14+00:00March 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Opioid addiction in Bellevue, King County, and the rest of Washington State presents a major public health concern. But a brand-new study just published in the British Medical Journal is suggesting a starling new option: dispense painkillers in higher doses, but prescribe them for shorter periods of time. Refills Increase [...]

8 03, 2018

The Opioid Crisis IS a Heroin Crisis in Washington State

2019-01-30T17:57:48+00:00March 8th, 2018|0 Comments

In early February 2018, the Washington State House of Representatives passed two measures aimed at reducing the number of opioid overdose deaths. But Representative Dan Griffey, from the 35th District, thinks that the bills don’t go far enough to address the REAL monster. “It’s now heroin.  It really is.” The [...]