What Is Nodding and Is It a Sign of Heroin Addiction?

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Drug abuse causes many changes in a person’s behavior, and nodding is one side effect of using heroin that you might notice in someone who is under its influence. In most cases, nodding is exactly what it sounds like. Once heroin takes effect, a person may go in and out of consciousness in a manner that seems much like sleeping. In fact, nodding got its name from the fact that people exhibiting this behavior appear to nod off, and this can even occur if a person is sitting up. At first glance, it may seem humorous to see your friend […]

Who Really Goes to Detox Centers?

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Detox centers can seem like frightening places. Imagery in the media often evokes the trope of the 70’s mental hospital, with terrible conditions and unpleasant people. This depiction isn’t fair to anyone. It’s not fair to the detox center, the rehab facility, or the people seeking help for their illness. So who really goes to detox centers? It’s not the type of person you expect. Or, perhaps more accurately, it is the type of person you expect. It’s also every other type of person in the entire world. Addiction has no discriminatory factors. It doesn’t pick and choose based on […]