Tag Archives: Heroin

Why It’s Not Too Late to Get Help for Your Heroin Addiction

Woman in hat struggling with heroin addiction Getting help for your heroin addiction is a healthy step. It is never too late to seek treatment and recover. Regardless of age, duration of addiction, or what substances you have been on, it is possible to seek treatment and start your sobriety. What Treatment to Seek When looking at types of treatment, it is [...]
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Netflix Documentary “Heroin(e)” Highlights Opioid Epidemic

Remote control showing netflix button Contributor: Cindy Cole, LMFT, LPC, Director of Individual and Family Therapy at Timberline Knolls. Opioid-related destruction has increased to such a large degree that it is now considered an epidemic, with visits for non-medical use of prescription opioids more than doubling from 2004 to 2011[1]. Even more upsetting is the fact that opioid-related deaths have [...]
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Heroin Addiction: How Long Will I Need to be in Treatment?

Girl struggling with Depression “How long will my recovery take?” is a commonly asked question by patients battling an addiction. There is, however, no simple answer. Especially when it comes to heroin addiction, treatment may prove to be more complicated and lengthy. Despite the difficult journey, what needs to be prioritized is getting control of your life back and [...]
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Connection Between Heroin Addiction and OCD

Man struggling with Heroin addiction Contributor: Megan Wilson, BS, CADC, Addiction Specialist Coordinator, Timberline Knolls Residential Center As lawmakers, advocates, and family members continue to highlight the devastating heroin epidemic in America, greater awareness is being drawn to this crisis impacting millions. According to the Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, almost 600,000 individuals struggled with heroin addiction out [...]
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Marijuana Dubbed the Next “Wonder Drug” for Heroin Patients

Man walking in the mountains This year I am celebrating six years of sobriety from alcohol and drugs, addictions that took seed at thirteen years old. Actually, I had my first drink at three because my late mother thought it would be funny to see my reaction after sipping a Long Island Iced Tea. It wasn’t funny, though, as my [...]
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