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Heroin Addiction and Abuse

A 2020 survey shows that roughly 902,000 Americans aged 12 and older used heroin within the past year, with 691,000 of them meeting the criteria for a heroin use disorder.11 In Nevada, an estimated 5,000 people aged 12 and older used heroin in 2019.8 In this article, you will learn what heroin is, why it’s […]

Fentanyl Addiction Treatment and Recovery Guide

Fentanyl is an extremely dangerous drug that is a growing problem in Nevada and across the United States. In Nevada, fentanyl and other synthetic opioids accounted for around 15% of all 510 opioid overdose deaths in 2019, however, in 2020, this percentage jumped to 32.4% of all 788 opioid overdose deaths.1,17 This page will help […]

Codeine Addiction Treatment in Las Vegas, Nevada

Prescription opioid medicines such as codeine were misused by around 9.5 million people in the United States in 2020.1,2 In Nevada, prescription opioids were involved in 235 overdose deaths in 2018, which made up the majority of opioid overdose deaths of all types, including deaths from heroin.3 In this article, you will learn about codeine […]

Opioid Addiction and Rehab Treatment Programs

Opioid misuse is a public health crisis in America. News reports talk often about the alarming rates of addiction and overdose. This article will help you understand what opioids are, how and why they can be dangerous, and how to find help for opioid addiction in Las Vegas, Nevada. What are Opioids? Opioids are in […]

Stimulant Detox in Las Vegas Nevada

Prescription stimulants help many people cope with attention-deficit disorders (ADD and ADHD) and narcolepsy (a chronic sleep disorder).6,8 Stimulants speed up the body’s metabolism and make you feel alert and energized.5 But regular use or misuse of stimulants can lead to physical dependence and withdrawal, substance use disorder (SUD; more commonly referred to as “addiction”), […]