Dr. Mark Gold’s Research You Can Use Severe heroin toxicity has emerged as a growing public health concern. A recent review published in the JAMA Neurology has brought to light the alternative to injection trends in opioid use disorders. Inhaling is becoming a more popular route of use. This method of heroin inhalation can lead [...] Read More
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 [...] Read More
Contributor: Staff of Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center. Opioid-related destruction has increased to such a large degree that it is now considered an epidemic, with ER visits for non-medical use of prescription opioids more than doubling from 2004 to 2011. Even more upsetting is the fact that opioid-related overdoses deaths have more than tripled since [...] Read More
“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 [...] Read More
Contributor: Megan Wilson, BS, CADC, 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. But, is there a connection between heroin addiction and OCD which is a co-occurring issue? According to the Center for Behavioral [...] Read More
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