When discussing addictive and lethal substances, alcohol is rarely given priority. The legal status of alcohol makes it seem worlds apart from heroin and crack cocaine (among other substances) regarding danger. You might scoff at the notion of alcohol being anyone near as dangerous as heroin, let alone more hazardous. However, if you consider the…

Is Alcohol More Dangerous Than Heroin? was last modified: April 7th, 2017 by Treatment Network

Most prescription medications to relieve pain are derived from the opium poppy, and they are in a class of drugs called opiates. All drugs in this class have effects on similar receptors in the brain. These receptors in the brain trigger feelings of euphoria and relieve pain. Heroin is within this class of drugs, and…

Prescription Drug Abuse Can Lead To Heroin Addiction was last modified: April 7th, 2017 by Treatment Network