Navigation Links
Multiple States Crack Down on Heroin Epidemic
Date:7/25/2014

USA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014

As reported by the Statesman Journal in the article Scanning The Battlefield in War On Heroin (7/20), police in Salem, MA as well as several other states are beginning to seriously crack down on the recent heroin epidemic that has taken many lives during the past couple of years. The article focuses on one heroin-related overdose case in which police were able to make two arrests by following clues found in the victim's cell phone. By pretending to be the victim and claiming to want to buy more heroin, the two suspects who originally sold the victim the fatal dose of heroin were both prosecuted. In many states, prosecutions have began to actively press charges against alleged drug dealers in fatal overdose cases. In Florida, police forces have recently cut back on their special forces and increased their number of patrol officers in an attempt to increase vigilance and find more dealers.

Delaware has began to implement a new strategy in which police are trying to stop heroin overdoses before they can even happen. The state believes that if they can crack down on other unlawful crime, such as panhandling, prostitution, public drinking, and loitering, they can in turn help decrease the number of heroin-related crimes and deaths from occurring. Many law enforcement agencies throughout the United States agree that many opiate addictions stem not from heroin itself but from the misuse of prescription opiates when a person incurs an injury. However, in light of that knowledge, there have been more attempts to educate both children and adults on the importance of taking medicines correctly.

Located in South Florida, Harbor Village, a rehab center, has programs in place to help those suffering from drug and alcohol dependency overcome their abuse. The 24/7 medically supervised detox facility allows each client to recover in a luxury, state-of-the art environment. Clients are welcomed with upscale accommodations including a beautifully furnished suite complete with satellite television, over an acre of scenic outdoor lounge area, spa, salon, massage and acupuncture services, healthy gourmet dining and a caring, attentive staff that guides each client every step of the way.

For information about this rehab center visit HarborVillageFlorida.com or call 855-290-4261.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/07/prweb12048080.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2014 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Life expectancy gains threatened as more older Americans suffer from multiple conditions
2. Brick Buy Brick Announces Multiple 1-Day Real Estate Workshops Coming to Toronto
3. Aqueous two-phase systems enable multiplexing of homogeneous immunoassays
4. Single-pixel multiplex captures elusive terahertz images
5. SLU researchers see possible answer to chemo pain in a multiple sclerosis drug
6. Embryonic stem cells offer new treatment for multiple sclerosis
7. Crescendo Bioscience to present multiple studies at 2014 EULAR Meeting
8. International committee re-defines how multiple sclerosis is described and understood
9. Mount Sinai researchers lead committee to define the clinical course of multiple sclerosis
10. In your genes: Family history reveals predisposition to multiple diseases
11. A form of immune therapy might be effective for multiple myeloma
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... 11, 2016 , ... Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is ... Case Study for Plans and Purchasers.” Executives from Intel Corp. and Providence Health ... value-based health benefits program Connected Care, will discuss the challenges they faced (and ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... Australia (PRWEB) , ... February 11, 2016 , ... ... potential ?" motivational speaker, trainer and author Ray Clarke poses a question as ... personal fulfillment . In his book, "Being in the Being" (published by Partridge ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... February 11, 2016 , ... Greenfield ... charity program created to assist the people of their local community. The agency ... organizations and community leaders. Their hope is to bring awareness to important local ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Talix today announced that Clive Fields, MD, ... at the 2016 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition, taking place February 29 – ... Coding for Care: Using Data Analytics for Risk Adjustment ,” Dr. Fields will ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... , ... February 11, 2016 , ... The annual list ... on evaluation of DataPoint’s team dedication and commitment to the SharePoint ecosystem. ... the annual list. The panel’s goal is to recognize and promote technology entrepreneurship. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/11/2016)... Transformational M&A achieved through NPS and Dyax acquisitions ... Transformational M&A achieved through NPS and Dyax acquisitions and the ... M&A achieved through NPS and Dyax acquisitions and the announced ... with most robust pipeline in Shire , s ... most robust pipeline in Shire , s history ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... CHICAGO, Ill. , Feb. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... of the AbbVie Rheumatology Scholarship, designed to provide ... rheumatologic disease as they pursue higher education goals. ... each for the 2016-2017 school year. The AbbVie ... Tracie Haas , vice president, corporate social ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... , Feb. 11, 2016 Exactus Pharmacy ... providing high-quality specialty pharmacy care for those suffering ... it has achieved full Specialty Pharmacy Accreditation from ... dedicated to promoting health care quality through accreditation, ... --> The URAC accreditation process demonstrates ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: