Kratom Withdrawal Timeline

by Balboa Horizons | February 6, 2018

Kratom Withdrawal Timeline: What to Expect The Kratom withdrawal timeline can be similar, though less intense than that of an opiate withdrawal. Kratom withdrawal largely is dependent upon the user and how much they have been consuming. For those who frequently use Kratom, it can be challenging to stop, especially after consuming large doses. The […]

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Heroin Accident? Google Executive Dead of Heroin Overdose

by baladmin | October 21, 2014

Overdose and Manslaughter Charges Following Heroin Use Yesterday the San Jose Mercury News reported on the preliminary trial that took place regarding the accidental heroin overdose of Google Executive Forrest Hayes. Aren’t most heroin overdoses an accident? Perhaps with the exception of people who intentionally want to commit suicide, most—if not all heroin overdoses are […]

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Dad of Actor Dies From Aids Due To Heroin Addiction

by baladmin | October 6, 2014

We read a lot today about the heroin epidemic in America, but heroin abuse is now a world wide problem. In Dublin, Ireland heroin addiction is also leaving devastation in its path. According to Style Celebrity News, Laurence Kinlan who plays Elmo on the popular series Love/Hate lost his Dad when he was ten years […]

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Opiate Overdose Now More Common than Dying in a Car Crash

by baladmin | September 18, 2014

Dr. Sanjay Guptah at CNN reported that today’s typical heroin addict starts using at age 23 and is more likely to live in the affluent suburbs and was likely unwittingly led to heroin through painkillers prescribed by his or her doctor. Last year, the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte spent time trying to better understand […]

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New York City Officers Will Now Carry Heroin Antidote

by baladmin | August 28, 2014

As part of the 23 bills passed in New York City to combat heroin and opiate addiction, one effort allows police officers to now carry Naloxone, the anti-overdose medication. The cost for this program is $1.2 million dollars and paid for by the New York State attorney general’s office. The anti-overdose program provides 19,500 Naloxone […]

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23 Bills Passed To Tackle the Heroin Opioid Epidemic

by baladmin | August 18, 2014

Heroin can be snorted, smoked or injected. Mexican black tar heroin is usually injected (once dissolved) or smoked because of its consistency. “I cannot accurately convey to you the efficiency of heroin in neutralizing pain. It transforms a tight, white fist into a gentle, brown wave. From my first inhalation fifteen years ago it fumigated […]

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Heroin Task Force Listens to Testimonies

by baladmin | May 15, 2014

People Talk About Heroin & Opiate Addiction Family’s, doctors and addicts share their stories of battling with opiate/heroin addiction at the New York Senate Opiate Heroin Task Force Roundtable.  The Heroin Task Force will use the information obtained in these discussions to strengthen their criminal justice laws and develop recommendations on ways to address this […]

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