“Heroin Vaccine” Could Be a Near-Future Reality - Westwind Recovery®

“Heroin Vaccine” Could Be a Near-Future Reality

Have you ever imagined that a day would come when a simple vaccine could end the heroin crisis in our society? Believe it or not, that day is quickly approaching. The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has successfully developed a “heroin vaccine” that has proven successful when used on animals, such as mice and non-human primates.… Continue Reading “Heroin Vaccine” Could Be a Near-Future Reality

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Heroin Addiction May Require Ongoing Methadone Treatment

Addiction is an illness that requires ongoing care. Whether you’ve been addicted to alcohol, heroin, or cocaine, you’re going to have to stay on top of your cravings, triggers, and physical health in order to stay sober. With an opiate addiction (heroin and prescription pain pills),  the ongoing treatment may include taking regular doses of… Continue Reading Heroin Addiction May Require Ongoing Methadone Treatment