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Heroin Resources

Websites

Heroin Facts For Teens
From AbovetheInfluence.com.

Heroin: NIDA Drugs of Abuse
Publications from NIDA; Research reports, Infofacts, Notes, monographs, news.

Heroin
A Medline Plus health page with comprehensive information, including overdose, withdrawal, intoxication, photos, more.

How to quit heroin
Website set up by a man who was successful in quiting and wants to help others. 

Publications

Heroin Overview - from Just Think Twice.

Tips for Teens: The Truth About Heroin - SAMHSA fact sheet

Heroin (En Español) - NIDA InfoFacts

Heroin Fact Sheet from the DEA

Opioid Taper Program Helps Patients Take Less Medication Without More Pain-Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

Oxycodone: Drugs of Concern (DEA)

Medications That Treat Opioid Addiction Do Not Impair Liver Health (National Institute of Drug Abuse)

Methadone for Drug Abuse (WebMD)

Subutex (Buprenorphine) and Suboxone (Buprenorphine and Naloxone) (WebMD)

Clonidine Reduces Lapses Among People with Opioid Use Disorder Who Achieved Abstinence with Buprenorphine
Alcohol, Other Drugs, and Health: Current Evidence  

Buprenorphine vs. Methadone for Opioid Use Disorders: Long-term Outcomes This study, NIDA Clinical Trials Network protocol CTN-0050, is a long-term follow-up of patients from CTN-0027, Starting Treatment with Agonist Replacement Therapy (START), aimed at comparing outcomes over a period of 60 months among participants randomized to buprenorphine (BUP) or methadone (MET).

Naltrexone (Vivitrol) for Drug Abuse (WebMD)

The Opium Kings -  PBS Documentary. Includes Burma's heroin trade, opium throughout history, heroin in the brain, and interviews with 4 drug czars on cracking down on heroin.

The Brain and the Actions of Cocaine, Opiates, and Marijuana - the effect of drugs and the complex chemical interactions in the brain. Slide teaching packet for health practitioners, teachers and neuroscientists

Heroin Movement Worldwide - CIA site