A man begins to cry as he contemplates the long term effects of opioid abuse

Long Term Effects of Opioid Abuse

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 24, 2020Updated: February 13, 2020An estimated 2 million Americans struggled with opioid use in 2018. What are the long term effects of opioid abuse, and how can they affect you?Relations Long Term Effects of Opioid AbuseThe New York Times just ran a poignant article…

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Understanding the Effects of Heroin

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 22, 2019Updated: October 8, 2021Unfortunately, there are many effects of heroin that people have to worry about. While some people use heroin for its short-term high, it can cause lasting physical damage. Loved ones may notice different signs and symptoms of addiction. Over time,…

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What is a Heroin Epidemic?

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 28, 2017Updated: October 8, 2021Heroin is an addictive substance that comes from the poppy plant. It has similar effects as other opiates, such as morphine, but heroin has no documented medical use or purpose. The illegal use of heroin in the United States has…

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Drug Addiction And Its Very Real Medical Consequences

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 31, 2015Updated: May 7, 2021Parents and guardians who seek drug and alcohol treatment in North Carolina often do so out of an awareness of the consequences of addiction that go beyond the spiritual or an inability to get on with day-to-day life. Drug addiction…

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Marijuana Use May Have Impact On Offspring’s Heroin Susceptibility

Added By Red Oak RecoveryRed Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 6, 2015Updated: June 20, 2018The list of reasons for young adults addicted to marijuana to seek suitable experiential therapy in North Carolina is doubtless a long one, but an addition to that list could be the potential for offspring to have a heightened risk…