Articles tagged with Opiates

A Vaccine for Heroin Addiction: Too Good to Be True?

It is only through a comprehensive biopsychosocial approach that lasting recovery can be achieved.

Could Evzio be the New Heroin Overdose Antidote?

Evzio allows care providers and family members to inject a single dose of the drug naloxone, which is used to counteract the effects of opiates such as heroin.

How I Got Through Opiate Withdrawals

One writer shares her story of recovery from opiates and learning that the withdrawal portion is actually just the beginning of an arduous lifelong journey.

Myanmar's Heroin War Is Lost--Can America Be Next?

The United Nations Office on Drug and Crime has tried cracking down on Myanmar but we may be far from seeing the end of heroin exports from the country.