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  • Illegal Heroin Operations in Wealthy Neighborhoods
    want to rob them Large scale drug operations could be located right next door to you and there s a good chance you would never even have a clue Heroin is a drug that s growing in abuse today and as long as there s a high demand for the illegal drug production and trafficking will continue to increase Heroin is highly addictive and relatively inexpensive right now compared to other drugs of abuse so the demand for the drug is quite high Many drug dealers are finding less conspicuous ways of hiding their illegal operations from authorities by moving their huge scale operations into wealthier neighborhoods Recently CBS New York reported drug dealers are disguising their operations by moving them from the city to the Tri State Area According to the report these aren t small heroin operations either they re multi million dollar businesses Authorities seized around six million dollars worth of heroin from a home in Cliffside Park New Jersey Even though you couldn t tell it from the outside on the inside of the residence it was a fully operational heroin mill Thirty million dollars worth of heroin was seized during a series of raids at another home in the northwest Bronx this home wasn t very far from rows of mansions 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

    Original URL path: http://heroin.org/news/illegal-heroin-operations-in-wealthy-neighborhoods.html (2016-04-26)
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  • Heroin Isn't Just an Inner City Problem
    lower income neighborhoods Accidental heroin overdose is increasing throughout the U S now that the drug is slowly replacing the abuse of prescription painkillers and it doesn t matter what a person s economic status is heroin is a powerful drug that s affecting lives everywhere Anyone that s ever lost a child or loved one due to heroin or any other drug use endures severe emotional pain and loss that never goes away People are beginning to come together in communities to learn more about heroin because the drug is moving into their neighborhoods and destroying lives In DuPage County Illinois Wheaton is a community where residents are coming together to learn more about heroin because the dangerous drug has not only moved into their community and surrounding areas but lives are being destroyed in its path Over a hundred people came together and attended a forum in Wheaton recently to discuss the suburban heroin epidemic according to an informative article on chicagotribune com In 2011 twenty seven people overdosed on heroin in DuPage County but sadly the numbers increased to thirty seven deaths the next year 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

    Original URL path: http://heroin.org/news/heroin-isnt-just-an-inner-city-problem.html (2016-04-26)
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  • Heroin Abuse in the Twin Cities
    are beginning to shift again now that narcotic painkillers and other prescription opiates aren t as easy to acquire and they re definitely not cheap anymore if they are obtained on the streets One such area that s seeing an increase in heroin use is the Twin Cities and signs that the abuse of opiate pain medications such as OxyContin and methadone may be slowing down according to MPR News The heroin that s available in the Twin Cities is the most inexpensive and purest heroin in the country and because the effects of heroin are so similar to painkillers like OxyContin this may be one of the reasons drug trends are beginning to shift 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

    Original URL path: http://heroin.org/news/heroin-abuse-in-the-twin-cities.html (2016-04-26)
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  • Serious Health Risk Linked to the Abuse of Painkiller Opana Extended-Release
    released opioid medication that s prescribed to individuals in need of treatment for around the clock for pain Extended released pain medications are extremely dangerous to abuse because users receive a large amount of the drug into their system all at once This can result in very serious side effects which can include breathing problems and a possible lethal overdose People who abuse pain medications like Opana ER and other narcotics often crush them so the drug can be snorted or injected after being liquefied in order to obtain the intense rush they re looking for The dangers and health complications associated with abusing Opana ER are already serious but it seems another very serious health issue is linked to abusing the pain medication Health officials from Tennessee have reported cases of Thrombotic thrombocytopenic pupura TTP associated with abusing Opana ER according to MedlinePlus Fourteen of the fifteen cases of thrombotic thrombocytopenic pupura from August to October were linked to Opana ER intravenous drug abuse TTP is a blood disorder that causes blood clots to form in small blood vessels around the body according to PubMed Health 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

    Original URL path: http://heroin.org/news/serious-health-risk-linked-to-the-abuse-of-painkiller-opana-extendedrelease.html (2016-04-26)
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  • Women Survive After Overdosing on Heroin
    in their early twenties were taken to Mid Michigan Medical Center for additional treatment according to mlive com Heroin Overdose Symptoms Unfortunately not everyone survives if they overdose on heroin partially because they didn t receive treatment in time Symptoms associated with a heroin overdose may include breathing problems very tiny pinpoint pupils weak pulse low blood pressure lips and nails are bluish in color stomach and intestinal spasms coma severe confusion drowsiness and muscle become stiff or rigid Treatment narcotic antagonist can be administered and often reverse heroin s effects if received in time 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

    Original URL path: http://heroin.org/news/women-survive-after-overdosing-on-heroin.html (2016-04-26)
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  • Couple Shooting Heroin in Parking Lot Leads to Arrests
    people were spotted shooting up by a resident who then contacted police reporting what they saw according to standard net As it turns out one of the people injecting them self was a woman that was 5 months pregnant Both individuals in the vehicle were injecting themselves with heroin in a parking lot and were apprehended before they were able to drive away Fortunately the resident that reported the incident didn t ignore what they saw and instead did something about it before the two were able to drive away high on heroin Heroin use is very widespread anymore and sadly some of the people abusing the dangerous drug are pregnant When a woman uses heroin during her pregnancy she is risking extremely serious complications and dangerously putting her unborn child s life at risk Not only can an unborn child experience serious heroin withdrawal symptoms after they re born they re also at risk of being born with birth defects and possible lifelong disabilities For more important information regarding alcohol and drug use during pregnancy go to marchofdimes com Knowledge is the key to prevention 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

    Original URL path: http://heroin.org/news/couple-shooting-heroin-in-parking-lot-leads-to-arrests.html (2016-04-26)
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  • Heroin Users Unknowingly Spread Hepatitis C
    others by sharing needles without even knowing they themselves have Hepatitis C yet According to PubMed most people infected with the viral disease don t have any symptoms in the beginning Hepatitis C Symptoms Symptoms associated with Hepatitis C can include abdominal pain swelling of the abdomen clay colored or pale stools dark urine fatigue fever itching jaundice yellowing of the skin loss of appetite nausea and vomiting The availability and use of heroin is rising in many areas throughout the United States and recently wsaw com reported that cases of hepatitis C associated with heroin has more than doubled since the year 2000 in north central Wisconsin Fifty cases of hepatitis C have been confirmed alone in Marathon Portage and Wood Counties There are many different ways Hepatitis C can be spread but the most common way the virus is spread in the U S is from injection drug use Chronic Hepatitis C is very serious and sadly can result in long term health problems according to cdc gov which can include liver damage liver failure liver cancer and even death 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

    Original URL path: http://heroin.org/news/heroin-users-unknowingly-spread-hepatitis-c.html (2016-04-26)
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  • Pregnant Mothers AddictedTo Heroin and Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
    travel into an organ called the placenta which nourishes the fetus while in the womb so if the mother is addicted to a drug so is their unborn child After the baby is born addicted mothers don t realize their newborn is just as dependent on the drug as they are and now the infant is suffering from withdrawal Symptoms of neonatal abstinence syndrome may start as early as one to three days after they re born or may not appear for five to ten days It depends on the kind of drug the baby was born addicted to the length of time the drug was used the amount of drug used how the drug was broke down in the mother s body and if it was a premature or full term birth There are many different symptoms babies suffering from neonatal abstinence syndrome may experience during withdrawal Symptoms could include crying excessively sucking excessively trembling problems eating and sleeping irritableness seizures gain weight slowly breathing may be rapid and skin coloring may be blotchy diarrhea vomiting sweating fever sneezing and stuffy nose muscle tone may be increased and reflexes may be hyperactive 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

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