What are the Stages of Alcoholism?

Alcoholism is a progressive disease that has been described by various stages and steps. The number may vary depending on the source referenced. In addition, since no two people are alike, progression through one phase may take more or less time depending on the person. One individual may exhibit different physical symptoms or emotional responses Read More

Facts about Heroin Addiction

Northbound Treatment Services has been dedicated to helping those who suffer from addiction for over 25 years. We have been working to offer hope and assistance through heroin detox and other opiate addiction treatment programs. Our team understands the overwhelmingly addictive and devastating properties of drugs like heroin. So, as a service to anyone who Read More

Options for Heroin Treatment

Behavioral Heroin Addiction Treatment Options Behavioral and medication assistance are two widely accepted forms of treatment for heroin addiction. While both of these treatments are enormously helpful when employed independently, science has proven that the integration of both types of therapy produces the most successful approach to opiate addiction. There are a number of behavioral Read More

The Short Term Effects of Heroin

The effects of heroin or any other kind of drug may vary from person to person. It depends on a number of factors including weight, the state of the individual’s health, and whether or not the person has developed a tolerance for the drug. Additionally, the effects of any drug depend on the amount taken. Read More

Facts about Oxycodone

Facts About Oxycodone Oxycodone is a semi-synthetic opiate marketed under the brand names OxyContin, Percodan, Percocet, and Roxicodone. Oxycodone is structurally and chemically similar to codeine but produces effects that more closely resemble the effects of morphine. Although oxycodone is metabolized in the liver to produce oxymorphone, its effects do not rely on the formation Read More