Heroin: Treating Kitsap's Addiction | Herald Series

Heroin: Treating Kitsap's addiction | Herald series
“It's a variety of symptoms. They are difficult, but they are not fatal.” The Olalla Guest Lodge provides sub-acute detox, a method that utilizes medication to manage the symptoms during detox. Detox is only the first step, however. Treatment takes …
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Police to collect unwanted medications
Most of those deaths, more than 14,800, were the result of opioid painkiller abuse, drugs like Vicodin, OxyContin, Percocet, methadone and codeine. Opioids block pain receptors in the brain, which can cause a feeling of euphoria. They also act as …
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