man sleeping on face during heroin withdrawal

Heroin Withdrawal

Opiates and opioids continuously gain U.S. news coverage due to the rapid increase of heroin abuse across the country. Once you stop using opiates or opioids like prescription painkillers and heroin, you suffer intense heroin withdrawal effects. Heroin withdrawal has long been a subject of films and television programs, just as the epidemic is part…

young girl with hair blowing in wind feeling Drug Withdrawal

Drug Withdrawal

It’s rarely possible to just stop taking drugs once an addiction has set in. Supervised rehab will help you overcome withdrawal symptoms and develop the mindset you need to achieve sobriety. Here are a few reasons you should trust Memphis Recovery to help you with drug withdrawal. What Happens During Drug Withdrawal? Your body gradually…

unconscious woman on floor with syringe from Cocaine Abuse

Cocaine Abuse

The surging trend toward opioid and methamphetamine abuse has done little to curtail cocaine use. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) claims that nearly 17% of those age 26 and over have used cocaine at least once. If cocaine abuse isn’t decreasing, that only means that the need for rehab is as high as…

man showing signs of heroin abuse

Heroin Abuse

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) tracks drug abuse statistics. They report that heroin users increased from 373,000 in 2007 to 669,000 in 2012. A number of things have led to what is now considered a heroin epidemic — here’s what you need to know about heroin abuse. Why is Heroin Abuse…