heroin addiction

Prescription Opioids: How They Are Affecting Teens

Prescription Opioids: How They Are Affecting Teens

Adolescents and young adults are turning to prescription opioids in alarming numbers. From teenagers to early 20s, the prescription drug epidemic is showing no signs of slowing down and is putting our youth in great danger to turn to other illicit opioids, like...

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Safe Injection Sites: Do They Work

Safe Injection Sites: Do They Work

As the debate for safe injection sites starts to heat up, a controversial topic is whether supervised injection facilities are good or bad. While some people would argue that safe injection sites are an advanced preventative care method, others would argue that safe...

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Talking to Your Kids: The Dangers of Fentanyl

Talking to Your Kids: The Dangers of Fentanyl

In the face of an ongoing opioid epidemic, losing 200 Americans a day to opioid overdoses, we have to talk about fentanyl and the dangers associated with this drug. How do you talk to teenagers and kids about the dangers of drugs without feeling like a bad anti-drug...

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FDA Approves Device for Treating Opioid Addiction

FDA Approves Device for Treating Opioid Addiction

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on November 15, 2018 the approval of a device as an option to medication assisted treatment called the Neuro-Stim System Bridge, which is meant to help reduce the symptoms of opioid withdrawal. It is the first...

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Have You Heard of Fentanyl?

Have You Heard of Fentanyl?

With heroin and other common opioids still being an increasing concern among the United States, the fear and abundance of information can quickly become overwhelming. As a go-to intensive outpatient treatment center program in NH, Recovering Life Services wants to be...

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Why Is There a Heroin Epidemic?

Why Is There a Heroin Epidemic?

Why Is Heroin So Addictive? We’ve been talking about the opioid epidemic for months now, and the reason for it is that the issue has yet to be resolved entirely with treatment centers. The correlation between heroin overdoses and prescription pain medication has...

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