Navigation Links
Rise in Heroin Use, Overdose Deaths in Michigan
Date:7/25/2014

USA (PRWEB) July 25, 2014

As reported by Wood TV 8 in the article Michigan Heroin Use, OD Deaths Increase(7/20), Michigan has seen a nearly 500-person increase in heroin related overdose deaths in the past four years. While the count was 271 between 1999 and 2002, the toll increased to 728 during the 2010-2012 year range. DEA Agents believe that, like other states, drug users in Michigan have turned to heroin after getting hooked to the drug via prescription pills. He compared the price of both substances, noting that an 80-milligram pill can cost as much as $80 while a dose of heroin can be 10x's cheaper, at $8-10. Officials in Kent County alone have seen a huge increase in heroin-related stats. However, DEA officials confirmed that heroin is not limited to any one demographic area.

One former addict who was interviewed revealed that he got into drugs because the people he used with did not reflect the typical stereotype of a heroin user. He told reporters that he was under the assumption that people who did heroin were the kind who you see laying on the street. In his case, he did it with people who were well educated and had jobs. He also attributed his heroin use to drinking and using pot, which made him want to try more drugs. DEA officials also confirmed that heroin use can affect people of all socioeconomic statuses. Two bills are currently in the process of being passed in the local House of Representatives and Senate. One bill would allow better public access to Naloxone and the other would grant immunity to those who call in to report an overdose.

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/prweb12048010.htm.


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

Related medicine news :

1. Heroin Addicts Have Higher Pain Sensitivity, Even During Treatment
2. Abuse-Resistant Oxycontin May Be Driving Addicts to Heroin
3. NIDA supports development of combined anti-heroin and HIV vaccine
4. Philadelphia Malpractice Lawyers at Console & Hollawell Explore Negligence as Overdoses from Prescription Painkillers Now Kill More People than Heroin
5. Heroin and Hepatitis C – A Dangerous Partnership
6. Basketball Pro Shares His Inspiring Story of Breaking Free From Heroin Addiction
7. Heroin Addiction Treatment and Rehab Announced by Recovery Associates, Offering Drug Treatment for Those Addicted to Heroin or Morphine
8. Heroin Use Rose 75% In Four Years, Drug Agency Says
9. Las Vegas Rapid Detox Now Providing Groundbreaking Opiate Detox in Only Eight Hours for Those Addicted to Heroin or Other Opiates
10. New! How Parents Can Fight Heroin Abuse with Help from Narconon
11. Doctor High On Drugs Steals Heroin From Man's Stomach
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/28/2016)... , ... April 28, 2016 , ... Head Over Heels ... 9 Western Championships. The competition will be held at the University of Montana on ... gymnasts west of the Mississippi River. , In order to qualify, Varize needed to ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... April 28, 2016 , ... ... open availability of a new CDISC standard, Clinical Trial Registry (CTR) XML. ... This innovative standard will make it possible to build applications that generate ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... April 28, 2016 , ... Cosmetic Town, an online ... cosmetictown.com . The forum section was recently revamped and upgraded to allow even more ... in use across the country. , According to the senior editor of Cosmetic Town, ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Greener Hydroponics is now offering a large selection of Smart ... organic farmers and nurseries according to Sales Manager Joe Steele who says, “Now is ... is to offer wholesale level pricing and ultra-fast shipping for growers of any size.” ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... ... April 28, 2016 , ... In 2011, TIME magazine ... the emerging field of biomechatronics, technology that marries human physiology with electromechanics. He continues ... He is also the Founder of BionX , a leader in the field ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/27/2016)... 27, 2016 ... in Zürich gab Strekin AG den Start ... zur Erhaltung des Resthörvermögens von Patienten, denen ... die umfassende Phase-II-Doppelblindstudie mit Placebo-Kontrollgruppe werden momentan ... wird während der Operation direkt ins Mittelohr ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... PARIS , April 27, 2016 ... Year-Over-Year Including 42% Growth in Recurring Consumable Sales  ... Mauna Kea Technologies (Euronext: MKEA, OTCQX: MKEAY) ... today announced its sales for the first quarter ended ... business and the execution of its commercial strategy. ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... 2016 Transparency Market Research has ... - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and ... global skincare devices market was valued at US$ 7,255.8 ... a CAGR of 10.1% from 2015 to 2023 to ... the full Skincare Devices Market (Treatment Device - LED Therapy ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: