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Heroin Substance Abuse Addiction Signs, Health Risks and Help for Women

Heroin substance abuse is on the rise in Vancouver. It is easily accessible and can be smoked or snorted, but most users progress to injection for the powerful high it provides. Injection offers a host of risks including inflamed and collapsed veins, skin infections, abscesses, organ failure, emaciation, septicemia, hepatitis and HIV / AIDS. Heroin [...]

By |July 27th, 2017|Heroin Addiction|0 Comments

Heroin Addiction – Symptoms, Risks and How to Get Help

Heroin addiction is a very serious problem. It can spiral out of control rapidly and lead to poor life choices that lead to jails, institutions and death. Heroin is classified as an opiate. There is a fentanyl crisis in Vancouver and across Canada right now. How does fentanyl concern heroin? Heroin Related Overdoses are on the [...]

By |June 28th, 2017|Heroin Addiction|0 Comments

Women’s Treatment Centre in Vancouver – Heroin Addiction & Recovery Spotlight

We're a women's treatment centre in Vancouver (GVA) and specialize in drug treatment. We have an important message to share and would like to draw your attention to the increasing number of women using heroin. This is especially dangerous because it is often laced with powerful man-made opiates like fentanyl and carfentanil. This can have deadly [...]

By |May 28th, 2017|Heroin Addiction|0 Comments