Monthly Archives: August 2013

Heroin Use Soars in Rural Areas

By Join Together Staff | August 8, 2013 | Leave a comment | Filed inCommunity Related & Drugs Rural areas are seeing a surge in heroin use, The Wall Street Journalreports. The rise comes as Mexican heroin production has increased in recent years. Officials seized 1,989 … Continue reading

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People Addicted to Opioids Not Getting Adequate Treatment

By Join Together Staff | August 6, 2013 | Leave a comment | Filed in Addiction,Drugs, Healthcare, Prescription Drugs & Treatment Many people addicted to opioids are undergoing short-term detoxification, instead of receiving long-term maintenance treatment, according to a new report. In the journal Health Affairs, eight experts write … Continue reading

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