Detoxes Blog

Heroin Antidote Narcan Available Over The Counter

Written By Detoxes - July 7th, 2017
Over the course of the past several years, the rates of heroin-related overdose death have only continued to skyrocket. In 2015, there were a total of 13,150 deaths throughout the US directly linked to heroin use. When combined with deaths caused by the use of other opiates, the number rose... Read More
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Challenging Attitudes Towards So-Called Performance Enhancing Drugs

Written By Detoxes - June 13th, 2017
What if a pill really could render you limitless? The use of so-called ‘smart drugs’ – or cognitive enhancers – and the unauthorized use of... Read More

Is Fentanyl Fuelling America’s Opioid Crisis?

Written By Detoxes - May 17th, 2017
America’s opioid crisis is the unwanted gift that keeps on giving. With newer, synthetic versions of typical street drugs burgeoning through communities,  availability soars and... Read More
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What Is Carfentanil? – The Street Drug Causing Mass Overdoses

Written By Detoxes - May 3rd, 2017
A new street drug that many have never even heard of is causing an outbreak of mass overdoses throughout the United States. So what, exactly,... Read More
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Breaking The Opioid Cycle: How Does Vivitrol Work?

Written By Detoxes - April 25th, 2017
Opioid addiction is an epidemic steadily sweeping its way across America. Access to effective treatment is particularly important, as addition is a complex, chronic disease... Read More