Opioid Abuse Leads to Heroin Use
Opioid Abuse Leads to Heroin Use

Opioid Abuse Leads to Heroin Use

The overdose rates for synthetic opioids and pain relievers have continued to rise over the past several years. In just a five year span, between 2010 and 2015, heroin overdose deaths quadrupled.

How Opioid (Painkiller) Abuse Can Lead to Heroin Use

Opioid Abuse Leads to Heroin Use

Why is this happening?

  • Among new heroin users, 75 percent report having abused prescription opioids before using heroin. (CDC)
  • Heroin availability at the retail level in many US markets is a high purity (CDC)
  • Increased heroin availability at a relatively low price (compared to prescription opioids) (CDC)
  • Prescription opioids and heroin have similar euphoric effects. (NIDA)
  • The number of heroin users has more than quadrupled during the last decade.(JAMA Psychiatry)
  • Approximately 75 percent of new heroin users are coming to heroin after having abusing prescription opioids. (CDC)
  • Heroin, on the other hand, has varying purities, adulterants, making it much easier to overdose.
(Visited 3 times, 1 visits today)

More About ...... IDDAD

Mission
To create lasting and effective solutions to addiction prevention and treatment.

Vision
To take a proactive approach to substance use disorder, while taking all actions in this realm possible to educate, inform and safeguard the health and welfare of the society.

Plan
I Don’t Do Addictive Drugs (IDDAD) provides education and awareness and eventually treatment in the areas of prevention, intervention, and aftercare to the affected individuals, their caretakers, families, and the community.

Visit My Website
View All Articles
Contact Us
Sending

Ask me a Question

You will get a notification email when Knowledgebase answerd/updated!

+ = Verify Human or Spambot ?

Call-Banner
Define your goals. Think about what you would like to get out of counseling. It might be helpful to write a list of events, relationship issues, or feelings that you think are contributing to your distress

Be an active participant. This is your counseling experience, so be as active as you can in deciding how to use the time. Be honest with the counselor and give her or him feedback about how you see the sessions progressing.

Be patient with yourself. Growth takes time, effort, and patience. All of your coping skills, behavior patterns, and self-perceptions have been learned and reinforced over a long period of time, so change can be difficult and slow at times.

Follow your counselor's recommendations. Take the time between sessions to complete any activities suggested by your counselor. Counseling is intended to improve your life in the "real world," so making efforts to try out and practice new behaviors, approaches, or ways of thinking could be a crucial element to the success of your counseling experience..
Increase more than 700% of Email Subscribers!
Dolor aliquet augue augue sit magnis, magna aenean aenean et! Et tempor, facilisis cursus turpis tempor odio. Diam lorem auctor sit, a a? Lundium placerat mus massa nunc habitasse, arcu, etiam pulvinar.
  • Goblinus globalus fantumo tubus dia
  • Scelerisque cursus dignissim lopatico
  • Montes vutario lacus quis preambul den
  • Leftomato denitro oculus softam lorum
  • Spiratio dodenus christmas gulleria tix
  • Dualo fitemus lacus quis preambul pat
  • Montes vutario lacus quis digit turtulis
  We hate spam and never share your details.
SUBSCRIBE NOW...
Sign up to get our latest posts and announcements delivered straight to your inbox. Seriously, at this point, what’s one more email?
Need Help? Contact one of our Representatives Today to get Started
Call us 24/7 at
  760-607-6463.
Request a call
Subscribe
     
Fill in the form to get
daily updates straight into Your mailbox. 100% Free.
You can unsubscribe in any moment. Find out more on our website.