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  • Even Legitimate Use of Painkillers Can Lead to Full Blown Drug Addiction
    pain they can also make a person emotionally feel better and numb their emotional pain If a person is prescribed painkillers and becomes dependent after prolonged use or gets hooked on them due to pleasurable feelings they experience it can ruin their lives down the road Sadly today many people are suffering from full blown addiction to opioids and possibly other drugs as well and their drug habit actually got started after taking painkillers for medical reasons Below the woman was just in her teens when her habit started as a result of a head on collision In the fall of 2013 a twenty two month old Missouri toddler named Carson sadly died of a morphine overdose Recently the toddler s twenty six year old mother Lacey Kertz was arrested for child neglect as a result of her son s death and held in the Jefferson County Jail Fox 4 News reports Sadly when the toddler passed away his urine contained morphine amphetamines and methamphetamine According to the Fox 4 report his mother admitted to taking numerous drugs prior to the death of her son while he was in her care giving her son a couple Melatonin pills and maybe children s Tylenol and after ingesting drugs she breast fed her son but was unsure if any of her milk was consumed by the toddler Fox4kc com has the full report Heroin Detox Methadone Treatment Centers Alabama 334 649 3039 Arkansas 870 277 4314 Connecticut 860 986 7636 Florida 561 859 0771 Idaho 208 473 2876 Iowa 712 266 3564 Louisiana 318 935 6161 Massachusetts 617 206 3810 Mississippi 662 269 0154 Nebraska 402 261 2767 New Jersey 732 497 3463 North Carolina 828 202 4176 Oklahoma 405 253 5317 Rhode Island 401 288 3581 Tennessee 423 208 9047 Vermont

    Original URL path: http://heroin.org/news/even-legitimate-use-of-painkillers-can-lead-to-full-blown-drug-addiction.html (2016-04-26)
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  • Grandson Age 7 Brings Grandma's Heroin to School
    Caln Elementary School in Pennsylvania allegedly brought bags of heroin to school and his fifty six year old grandmother was arrested as a result The grandmother had brought the heroin into her home and while babysitting her grandchildren the seven year old grandson found the drugs and took them to school Philly com reports A teacher at Caln Elementary School discovered the heroin 9 bags in the 7 year olds pocket but that was after he had already given another classmate one of them At first the little boy said the schoolyard was where he found the drugs but later confessed to having brought the drugs from home A full report can be found on Philly com Heroin Detox Methadone Treatment Centers Alabama 334 649 3039 Arkansas 870 277 4314 Connecticut 860 986 7636 Florida 561 859 0771 Idaho 208 473 2876 Iowa 712 266 3564 Louisiana 318 935 6161 Massachusetts 617 206 3810 Mississippi 662 269 0154 Nebraska 402 261 2767 New Jersey 732 497 3463 North Carolina 828 202 4176 Oklahoma 405 253 5317 Rhode Island 401 288 3581 Tennessee 423 208 9047 Vermont 802 428 4694 West Virginia 304 915 0148 Alaska 480 478 0599 California 626

    Original URL path: http://heroin.org/news/grandson-age-7-brings-grandmas-heroin-to-school.html (2016-04-26)
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  • Woman Didn't Let Hospital Stay Get in the Way of Selling Heroin
    not long ago keep her from selling the powerful drug heroin while she was in intensive care wpxi com reports Authorities were alerted after surveillance video showed a substantial amount of foot traffic moving in and out of the female patients ICU room which eventually led to the police discovering fourteen hundred in cash and 3 800 in heroin wpxi com reported A more in depth report on the incident can be obtained on their website Heroin Detox Methadone Treatment Centers Alabama 334 649 3039 Arkansas 870 277 4314 Connecticut 860 986 7636 Florida 561 859 0771 Idaho 208 473 2876 Iowa 712 266 3564 Louisiana 318 935 6161 Massachusetts 617 206 3810 Mississippi 662 269 0154 Nebraska 402 261 2767 New Jersey 732 497 3463 North Carolina 828 202 4176 Oklahoma 405 253 5317 Rhode Island 401 288 3581 Tennessee 423 208 9047 Vermont 802 428 4694 West Virginia 304 915 0148 Alaska 480 478 0599 California 626 498 2948 Delaware 302 342 8812 Georgia 678 573 5007 Illinois 708 248 8377 Kansas 785 380 0231 Maine 207 221 2169 Michigan 586 439 0608 Missouri 636 238 3492 Nevada 775 473 9831 New Mexico 505 435 9622 North Dakota

    Original URL path: http://heroin.org/news/woman-didnt-let-hospital-stay-get-in-the-way-of-selling-heroin.html (2016-04-26)
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  • Drug Addiction Often Leads to Theft to Fund Addict's Habit
    and their habit can be rather costly to uphold Unfortunately many individuals addicted to heroin or other drugs turn to theft in order to support their habit and sadly this happens all the time Anyone that s bought baby formula knows just how pricy it can be and apparently some addicts do too according to a report by KTVI last year Thefts of infant baby formula were taking place in St Louis area stores mostly intended for resale by thieves funding their own drug habits You may think only unemployed addicts would have to resort to theft to fund their drug habit but that s simply not true Drug addiction of any kind can become very expensive depending on a person s extent of use A music teacher in upstate New York was busted and charged with stealing school instruments that she was pawning to support her heroin habit according to an NBC News report a few weeks back Drug addiction of any kind ruins lives and can sadly lead an addict down a path of despair and destruction if their addiction is left untreated Effective treatment is available today for heroin and other forms of opioid addiction If you or someone you care about is addicted to heroin or prescription painkillers seeking help can bring a life of lasting freedom and recovery Heroin Detox Methadone Treatment Centers Alabama 334 649 3039 Arkansas 870 277 4314 Connecticut 860 986 7636 Florida 561 859 0771 Idaho 208 473 2876 Iowa 712 266 3564 Louisiana 318 935 6161 Massachusetts 617 206 3810 Mississippi 662 269 0154 Nebraska 402 261 2767 New Jersey 732 497 3463 North Carolina 828 202 4176 Oklahoma 405 253 5317 Rhode Island 401 288 3581 Tennessee 423 208 9047 Vermont 802 428 4694 West Virginia 304 915 0148

    Original URL path: http://heroin.org/news/drug-addiction-often-leads-to-theft-to-fund-addicts-habit.html (2016-04-26)
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  • Survivor of Heroin Overdose Shares Her Story to Help Others
    in death Besides addiction and overdose heroin use can lead to numerous medical problems which are serious enough but when combined with alcohol and or other drugs the risk of overdose and death is greatly increased Fortunately a young woman named Jazzmin survived a heroin and Xanax overdose in 2012 according to an inspiring report from wishtv com Sadly though her legs and arms are paralyzed and she has short term memory loss and hearing loss because of the overdose according to their report Now this extraordinary 21 year old young woman has a positive attitude even though she s now a quadriplegic WISH reports She shares her story with others in central Indiana in hopes of keeping someone else from going down the same road she did Heroin Detox Methadone Treatment Centers Alabama 334 649 3039 Arkansas 870 277 4314 Connecticut 860 986 7636 Florida 561 859 0771 Idaho 208 473 2876 Iowa 712 266 3564 Louisiana 318 935 6161 Massachusetts 617 206 3810 Mississippi 662 269 0154 Nebraska 402 261 2767 New Jersey 732 497 3463 North Carolina 828 202 4176 Oklahoma 405 253 5317 Rhode Island 401 288 3581 Tennessee 423 208 9047 Vermont 802 428 4694

    Original URL path: http://heroin.org/news/survivor-of-heroin-overdose-shares-her-story-to-help-others.html (2016-04-26)
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  • Heroin Tainted with Fentanyl can be Deadly
    SAMHSA the new heroin is much more potent because it s mixed with the prescription pain medication fentanyl which is used in treating severe pain Users of heroin don t always know the potency of the drug they re using or what it s been laced with if it s too potent they could suffer a fatal overdose like numerous others have these days SAMHSA reports Within minutes of using this contaminated heroin they lose consciousness breathe ever more slowly until they finally stop and die Naloxone can reverse heroin and other opioid drug overdose and prevent death if it s administered in time For important opioid overdose information including how Naloxone should be used SAMHSA provides an Opioid Overdose Toolkit Heroin Detox Methadone Treatment Centers Alabama 334 649 3039 Arkansas 870 277 4314 Connecticut 860 986 7636 Florida 561 859 0771 Idaho 208 473 2876 Iowa 712 266 3564 Louisiana 318 935 6161 Massachusetts 617 206 3810 Mississippi 662 269 0154 Nebraska 402 261 2767 New Jersey 732 497 3463 North Carolina 828 202 4176 Oklahoma 405 253 5317 Rhode Island 401 288 3581 Tennessee 423 208 9047 Vermont 802 428 4694 West Virginia 304 915 0148 Alaska 480

    Original URL path: http://heroin.org/news/heroin-tainted-with-fentanyl-can-be-deadly.html (2016-04-26)
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  • Heroin Use has Risen Significantly Since 2002
    areas in recent years Anymore heroin users are teens mothers fathers and professionals so users aren t only homeless or low income individuals by far Heroin use has risen dramatically in recent years An annual National Drug Survey reflects a dramatic increase showing 166 000 people in 2002 said they had used heroin in 2012 the number climbed to 335 000 Many people have turned to heroin because prescription painkillers are becoming harder to obtain from physicians and they re much more costly on the streets It s sad to think the number of heroin users and deaths from overdose will only continue to grow Heroin Detox Methadone Treatment Centers Alabama 334 649 3039 Arkansas 870 277 4314 Connecticut 860 986 7636 Florida 561 859 0771 Idaho 208 473 2876 Iowa 712 266 3564 Louisiana 318 935 6161 Massachusetts 617 206 3810 Mississippi 662 269 0154 Nebraska 402 261 2767 New Jersey 732 497 3463 North Carolina 828 202 4176 Oklahoma 405 253 5317 Rhode Island 401 288 3581 Tennessee 423 208 9047 Vermont 802 428 4694 West Virginia 304 915 0148 Alaska 480 478 0599 California 626 498 2948 Delaware 302 342 8812 Georgia 678 573 5007 Illinois 708

    Original URL path: http://heroin.org/news/heroin-use-has-risen-significantly-since-2002.html (2016-04-26)
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  • Chief Tim Fitch Wants Patrol Cars Equipped with Heroin Overdose Antidote
    breathing problems sedation and hypotension low blood pressure can take place very easily when a person s use of heroin or other opioids leads to an overdose Powerful opioids can cause a person to stop breathing which can result in a fatal overdose and sadly today this happens much too often Naloxone comes in the form of a liquid that s administered by injection and also an intranasal form of naloxone available in a nasal spray According to a recent report from CBS St Louis officers in numerous police departments around the country are equipped with the nasal spray form of naloxone Tim Fitch is the St Louis County Police Chief their report states the Chief wants his police officers to have the heroin antidote in their patrol cars too Chief Tim Fitch said about thirty percent of the time his officers arrive at a heroin overdose scene before the ambulance The CBS St Louis report says heroin deaths in the county total fifty five so for this year the St Louis County police chief wants his officers to have the nasal spray antidote so they can administer it to revive individuals that overdose Heroin Detox Methadone Treatment Centers Alabama 334 649 3039 Arkansas 870 277 4314 Connecticut 860 986 7636 Florida 561 859 0771 Idaho 208 473 2876 Iowa 712 266 3564 Louisiana 318 935 6161 Massachusetts 617 206 3810 Mississippi 662 269 0154 Nebraska 402 261 2767 New Jersey 732 497 3463 North Carolina 828 202 4176 Oklahoma 405 253 5317 Rhode Island 401 288 3581 Tennessee 423 208 9047 Vermont 802 428 4694 West Virginia 304 915 0148 Alaska 480 478 0599 California 626 498 2948 Delaware 302 342 8812 Georgia 678 573 5007 Illinois 708 248 8377 Kansas 785 380 0231 Maine 207 221 2169 Michigan

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