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What Are the Long-Term Effects of Percocet?

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What Are the Long-Term Effects of Percocet?

  1. 1. pdfcrowd.comopen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API Non 12 Step Rehab Rehab Success Rates Rehabilitation Components Detox Treatment Drug Rehab Blog About Us Scholarship +14 Recommend this on Google Why is Heroin So Popular? Sunday, Mar. 23rd 2014 Tweet 21 The use of heroin throughout the country is increasing at an alarming rate. This despite the fact that we have seen countless anti-heroin PSAs and use had been decreasing for several decades. However, in just the last decade alone, the number of people who abuse this dangerous substance has increased. In fact, the alarming rise in heroin use even led to Vermont’s governor Peter Shumlin to not only mention it in his State of the State address, but to devote the entire address to it. Shumlin emphasized that since 2000, the number of heroin abusers throughout Vermont has increased by 770 percent. Those are epidemic levels of heroin abuse. Successful Alternatives Fill out this form or call the number below to get in touch w ith an addiction counselor or call now to find quality non 12 step rehab programs. Get Immediate Help 800-238-7309 Name: * Email: * Phone: * Information: * Non 12 Step Rehabs Helping You Find Successful Drug & Alcohol Recovery Alternatives Get Help Now 800-238-7309 40 people like this. Sign Up to see w hat your friends like.Like Share
  2. 2. pdfcrowd.comopen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API A Problem Not Limited to Vermont Unfortunately, Vermont is not the only affected state. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the number of first-time users who abuse heroin has increased almost 60 percent in the last ten years. Whereas there are now 156,000 new users yearly; a decade ago that number stood at 90,000. Interestingly enough is that during this surge of heroin abuse, the number of people who abuse non-medical prescription opiates is slowly decreasing. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health released by SAMHSA in 2012 revealed that the number of non-medical users for these prescription opioid pain relievers had dropped from 2.2 million in 2002 to 1.9 million in 2012. The survey also showed that crack, cocaine and methamphetamine decreased during that same timeframe. Meanwhile, both ecstasy and marijuana use slightly increased or held steady. What this Information Tells Us Interesting enough, the drugs that are showing a decrease in use may tell us the story of what illicit substances are becoming widespread. The increase in heroin abuse combined with the drop in non-medical prescription opiate abuse could lead us to the logical conclusion that a majority of these users are not seeking help or stopping use altogether – they are making an economic decision. Because of the increased legal action against ‘pill mills,’ it has become more difficult and more expensive for users to receive illegally obtained prescription painkillers. Meanwhile, heroin is readily available and costs a fraction of what the other painkillers cost on the black market. Whereas a user can buy a bag of heroin for less than $10, a single dose of OxyContin may cost them as much as $100. Anyone familiar with the dangers of addiction understands that these users are tempted enough to overcome any potential reservations about trying heroin for a first time if it means that they are able to fund their addiction. A Warning Sign for the Nation The truth is that Vermont is not just a sad example – it is a warning sign of a shift that we are already seeing throughout the country. While cracking down on prescription opioid abuse is a good start, we should not assume that those users who are financially incapable of nursing their dependence would just decide to quit. For those people, it is important that they find a CAPTCHA Code: Can't read the image? Click here to change the image. * Required Non 12 Step Rehab Locations Find Non-12 Step Drug Rehabs And Recovery Programs In The Following States: California Florida Texas Archives September 2014 August 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 August 2013 July 2013 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 January 2012 December 2011 October 2011 September 2011 April 2011 December 2010 September 2010 submit
  3. 3. pdfcrowd.comopen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API 1. jill beddis Says: August 18th, 2014 at 9:16 pm we recently lost my sister to heroin overdose. the heartbreak is something everyone will be burdened with forever. we didnt see it coming for a young, bright and intelligent being. she was only 24. my parents keep asking, where did we go wrong? her bestfriends keep blaming themselves for not being there… and me, her only sibling will forever be haunted with the question if i was being selfish when i refused to hear the “silence” for months… the silence that she did’t reach out because i was mad when i learned of her quitting her job to tag along with her music/band/boyfriend… it’s too late now… but i wish for the government to be more watchful… i wish there was help forced upon heroin addicts, and not just rehabs that they could be forced to go too… Like what if suspected heroin users were apprehended and tested and then forcefully enrolled into rehab? this should be the course!!! we can’t afford to lose more young., beautiful people to heroin now, can we? their dependence would just decide to quit. For those people, it is important that they find a drug rehabilitation center so they are able to make a lasting decision to help them get rid of their dependence. Share: Posted by Drug Rehab Counselor | in Uncategorized | 1 Comment » One Comment on “Why is Heroin So Popular?” Leave a Reply Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website August 2010 June 2010 May 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009
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