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Opioids’ Effect on the Heart

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: August 19, 2022 Updated: August 25, 2022 A frightening trend is worrying medical professionals regarding individuals addicted to opioids: a dangerous heart infection called infective endocarditis, as well as other drug abuse-related heart infections, is on the rise. Prescription and synthetic opioid abuse,…

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Everything You Need to Know About Opioid Use Disorder

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 5, 2022 Updated: July 8, 2022 Opioids are a type of narcotic that is highly addictive. This class of drugs includes pain relievers, such as hydrocodone, oxycodone, and fentanyl, as well as illicit drugs like heroin. While prescription opioids are considered…

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Spotting Early Signs of Heroin Use

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: May 27, 2022 Updated: May 23, 2022 People from all walks of life use heroin every day. Contrary to popular belief, heroin users often maintain relatively normal lives. They may be students, parents, and working professionals. For loved ones, it’s important to…

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Solutions for Adolescent Heroin Use in Texas

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 15, 2022 Updated: March 18, 2022 Teenage heroin use is a devastating problem in the United States. This includes heroin and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl and carfentanil. Adolescent substance abuse treatment is the most effective way to combat this growing…

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What Should You Do if You Need Opioid Detox?

Added By Fort Behavioral Health Fort Behavioral Health Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 25, 2021 Updated: April 12, 2021 Opioid addiction carries a high risk of having an overdose, so it’s essential to seek treatment if you have an opioid addiction. Opioid substances, such as prescription painkillers, can cause serious and potentially dangerous withdrawal…