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How to Help a Loved One into a Heroin Rehab

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: July 19, 2021 Updated: July 27, 2021 It can be challenging to love someone who is addicted to heroin. You might worry for them, feel frustrated, or have periods of helplessness. Once you recognize that your loved one abuses heroin,…

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Recognizing Signs of Heroin Addiction

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: February 11, 2021 Updated: April 9, 2021 Heroin is a type of opiate drug that causes a euphoric high. This drug is highly addictive in that it creates changes to the brain’s chemistry by triggering the pleasure center in the brain. Addiction occurs when cravings and withdrawal…

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The Current Heroin Addiction Recovery Rate

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: December 26, 2020 Updated: April 28, 2021 The heroin addiction recovery rate should concern you if you or your loved ones are looking to recover from opioid abuse. Heroin addiction is also a crucial topic for caregivers. In Northern Illinois Recovery, we use it to rate the…

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Help for a Heroin Addiction

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: August 31, 2020 Updated: September 29, 2020 The ongoing opioid epidemic has contributed to the increase in heroin use in the United States. People use heroin to get a greater high that they may not find in prescription medication or other drugs. Addiction treatment centers in Illinois…

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Heroin Side Effects

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: December 15, 2019 Updated: January 21, 2020 Heroin is a chemical variation of pain killer medications. It shares several similarities with other opioid drugs, including morphine. However, where some pain killer medications are derived naturally from the poppy seed (which produces opium), heroin is chemically produced. Due…