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What Happens to Your Body After Heroin? [Infographic]

What happens to your body after heroin use isn’t particularly pleasant to think about, but it’s important to understand just how damaging this drug can be. Every year, opiate addiction costs the United States $484 billion, and, sadly, heroin use jumped a shocking 63% between 2002 and 2013. By taking a closer look at what

My Heroin Addiction is Ruining My Life – I Need an Opiate Detox

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 8, 2016 Heroin addiction can completely take control of a person’s life, and it doesn’t matter who the person is. It’s often thought that someone addicted to heroin is the stereotypical person living on the streets, begging for change so they can get their

Young Adults and Heroin Addiction – An Evolution

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 17, 2016 Heroin addiction is a cunning and baffling disease, and most people don’t understand why anyone would ever try this dangerous drug. From a young age, people are taught that heroin is not only one of the most addictive drugs available but also

NBA Dreams Shattered by Heroin Addiction

By Lakeview Health Lakeview Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 11, 2012 Chris Herren, drafted by the Boston Celtics lost his basketball career to heroin.  Herren was both a high school and collegiate level basketball star. He was drafted by the Denver Nuggets and later traded to the Boston Celtics. During his rise to