Drug Use Florida: Drugs Used in Heroin Addiction Treatment

Heroin is the most dangerous drug as it is highly addictive. The heroin addiction treatment is the most difficult and a heroin addiction treatment center is the best place where it can be done.

Facts about Heroin

• The parent chemical compound of Heroin is opium. This plant product is known since antiquity. • The active ingredient in opium is morphine, from which heroin is synthesized. • Heroin was earlier made legally but as it became evident that it is dangerously addictive drug, it was outlawed in the year 1923. • Heroin is the ace illegal drug. • Heroin addiction is associated with social problems and crime. • The scientific name of heroin is diacetyl morphine. • Heroin attacks on opioid receptors in brain to show its fatal effects. • Heroin produces feel of elation, fearlessness and gives tolerance against pain. It also relaxes mind. • Heroin is a colorless and odorless powder. • Drug abusers smoke, snort and a few also inhale heroin. Inhaling is best way to introduce the drug in bloodstream and is done two to four times a day by an addict.

Although staying away and completely coming off from the addiction of heroin is a difficult task but if enough motivation and a range of treatments are given to the addict, family and friends support is rendered, it is definitely possible. The most important thing is to continue with the treatment.

After rehabilitation at a heroin addiction treatment center, the addict who is recovering may soon relapse to the habit. So it is extremely essential to keep him away for long from that old environment and the company of people who remind him of the drug abuse days. Other important measures that may be taken to successfully m heroin addiction habit are:

• Involvement with friends and family • Acting immediately in case of an overdose • Meeting doctors or counselors on regular basis • Attending counseling sessions • Engagement in social network that prevents patient from remembering old times.

Drug Therapy

Methadone, a synthetic opioid is not as harmful as heroin and so it is used as its substitute. Though, it is not a cure for and addict, it temporarily relieves an addict from harmful effects of it. It is prescribes and can be taken orally in liquid form at any specialized government-run clinics.

Methadone stabilizes an addict’s life and prevents health troubles such as drug overdose, HIV and hepatitis transmission, skin abscesses and withdrawal symptoms after detoxing.

Methadone is a very effective especially in keeping addicts off from heroin and off from crime than treatment. It’s also easily accessible.

The drawback with methadone is that it produces withdrawal symptoms. Some users are so addicted to use of methadone that they are not able to leave the methadone usage and get dependent on it indefinitely. Some people argue that methadone is not a treatment for heroin at all and it simply substitutes it and later make him dependent on itself. Buprenorphine and Naltrexone are other drugs used in the treatment of heroin addiction cases.

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Florida Senators Discuss Psych Drugs on Kids #1 – Florida Senate Committee on Children, Families, and Elder Affairs – Psychotropic Drug Use Among Foster Children – Wednesday, Oct 7, 2009

 

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what if that dude in florida was actually a real life living dead zombie, and the government is just trying to cover it up with drug use? – by TonyLeekx (Tony, ????)

 

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An increase in the use of “bath salts” as a drug after Ultra Fest in Florida, Jackson Memorial Hospital doctors say – by jbuckner2011 (John Buckner)

 

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Scripps Florida scientists use .4 mill grant frm Natl Ins. on Drug Abuse 2 develop chemical 2 block nicotine 2 brain. http://t.co/N2qS0BB2 – by projectfilter (Project Filter)

 

13 Responses to Drug Use Florida: Drugs Used in Heroin Addiction Treatment

  • misspinkpunkykat says:

    I went to see a psychatrist becuase we had just moved to another state and I needed my Paxil refilled, he said I was? bipolar and needed Abilify as soon as he walked in the door. My mom and I tried to tell him I am autistic but he said that since I can speak and express myself, my diagnosis is no longer vaild. He also threatned to have me commited? where they would make me me take Abilify.

  • dannyboidj1 says:

    so your saying that you know of someone who developed an acquired brain injury while using these? drugs? how is that possible

  • BillymanWag says:

    15% in Florida? Only on psychiatric drugs??? In Oregon it’s 70 percent. I? highly doubt it’s less than 50 percent in Florida.

  • DannyHaszard says:

    Eli Lilly Zyprexa suits
    They called it the *Five at Five* (5 mg at 5 pm to keep nursing home patients subdued and sleepy) and *VIVA? ZYPREXA* (Zyprexa for everybody) campaigns to off label market Eli Lilly Zyprexa as a fix for unapproved usage.
    Big Pharma companies that have relied on fraud to market industry’s worst pharmaceuticals–antipsychotic drugs–which have become industry’s most profitable cash cow. —
    Daniel Haszard Zyprexa victim activist

  • SilverRedIndigo says:

    They have? been tested on children – just not children in the US.

    The US markets those drugs to countries economically dependent on the US that don’t have enforced laws that prevent experimentation.

  • jdarezzo says:

    Finally, policy makers are recognizing the harm that psychiatry and big pharma are causing our children.? The truth is coming out.

  • Flaka955 says:

    Its about? time, I commend these brave women and men talking about the issue of psych drugs. it is shameful!.

  • MrTlwalker says:

    Two nephews and a niece were put on these meds at the request of their educational institutions; then we were told they had ADHD — one year of paxil left me with malignant neoplasms brain! One nephew has a worker from aquired brain injury trying to help him but he had been put on quite a few other atypical antidepressant/antipsychotic? since Ritalin as a child.

  • odlaw18 says:

    So true. Thanks Florida Senators. ? You are the greatest for understanding the problem. Let’s not drug, drug, and drug.

  • rob88008 says:

    I enjoyed watching this !! The truth always wins, the furture looks great when? we see that one day we’ll look at this clip/video and say “remember when psyches were running wild”…what a difference it will be.

  • p06e3 says:

    don’t you just love it you mind bending brain rotting psychenuts! CALLED PSYCHIATRISTS AND PSYCHOLOGISTS IN EVERY AREA OF THE PROFESSIONS TEACHERS AND DOCTORS? ALIKE! IN YOUR FACE!! HA! HA! HA! HA!

  • p06e3 says:

    HA! HA! HA! HOW? DOES IT FEEL PSYCHIATRIST AnD PSYCHOLOGIST TEACHERS AND DOCTORS IN EVERY ASPECT OF THE PROFESSIONS?! IN YOUR FACE YOU BRAIN ROTTING MINDBENDING PSYCHENUTS! I LOVE IT THAT YOU CAN’T MAKE A LIVING HAVING A COVERT INTENTION TO HURT OTHERS AND TAKE NO CARE FOR WHAT YOU HAVE DONE TO PEOPLE WHO HAVE TRUSTED YOU ON YOUR WORD TO DO WHAT YOU SAID YOU WERE DOING TO LIVE UP TO ORIGINALLY!!

  • skidogbill says:

    This is the first instance in? a loooong time that I have been really proud to hear my elected officials speaking. Now, I await the results of this discussion. Senators, will you stop the use of these harmful drugs??? Don’t give up – we can stop this abomination!
    And to any psychiatrist (or doctor) who prescribes these deadly drugs: “If you destroy a child in the name of “help”, it is You who is insane.”

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