Heroin Use An Increasing Cause Of Death In Ohio

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In Ohio, heroin use is rising at a very high rate and is an increasing cause of death in the state. Illustrating the importance of early detection of drug abuse, those with substance abuse issues should contact a detox center like Harbor Village.

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"Drug abuse can create many health issues and cause you to lose everything. We ask that anyone who suffers from this dependency to contact a detox center such as Harbor Village to start the recovery process," said Robert Niznik, Harbor Village CEO.

According to Cleveland.com news story (9/5), The Heroin Epidemic: Suburban residents finding less expensive alternative to pain pills, that in Ohio's Cuyahoga County, heroin use is rising at a very high rate and is an increasing cause of death there. In 2012, the drug claimed the lives of 161 county residents.

When someone suffering from a drug dependency, it is highly important to seek the professional counseling and assistance found at a qualified detox center such as Harbor Village. A 24/7 medically supervised facility, Harbor Village allows each client to receive [private drug rehab in a luxury, state-of-the art environment. Located in South Florida, clients are welcomed with upscale accommodations including a suite with satellite television, 30,000 square feet of outdoor lounge area, spa, salon, massage and acupuncture services, Internet and NetFlix access, nutritious, gourmet dining and a results proven plan for recovery.

As posted in the article, The Heroin Epidemic: Suburban residents finding less expensive alternative to pain pills, that pain killer opiate pills act as gateway drugs to heroin. According to Vince Caraffi of the Cuyahoga County Board of Health, there was a 400-percent increase in opioid related overdoses statewide between 1999 and 2012.

Caraffi, head of the Cuyahoga County Opiate Task Force, said statistics analyzed by the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner show that heroin fatalities have increased in the past five years in Cuyahoga County suburbs. Last year, 55 percent of the heroin related overdoses were suburban residents.

In Ohio, health care and drug-addiction professionals say that the best way to address the growing heroin epidemic is with treatment and prevention programs. Presently, a lack of funding is preventing these strategies from becoming reality.

“Drug abuse can create many health issues and cause you to lose everything. We ask that anyone who suffers from this dependency to contact a detox center such as Harbor Village to start the recovery process,” said Robert Niznik, Harbor Village CEO.

For more information, visit: http://harborvillageflorida.com/ 
or call the 24/7 hotline 1-855-338-6900.

Media Contact: 
Robert Niznik 
Harbor Village 
Miami, FL 
305-999-5728 
robert@harborvillageflorida.com

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