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Recent Study Shows Difference in Heroin Users Between 1960's and Today

The Substance Abuse Help Group Organization Comments on Efforts of Study

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Though, it is great to see that experts are looking to identify the root cause of the problem. That will lend a big helping hand to fighting the epidemic.

Miami, FL (PRWEB) May 30, 2014

As reported by CBS News in the article The New Face of Heroin: Today's Users Different Than Decades Ago(5/28), a recent study has found that the demographic statistic of modern-day heroin users differs from users of the 1960's. According to the study, the most significant difference was found in gender and location. While both young men and women living in suburban and rural areas commonly abuse heroin today, it was only common for young men in urban areas to abuse it in the past. The study also found that one of the most common underlying root causes to be an original addiction to prescription pain killers. In an attempt to fight the current heroin epidemic that is sweeping America, researchers have began looking into the root causes of heroin addiction.

“Heroin is one of the most common reasons why so many people end up in drug and rehab centers”, said the head of the Substance Abuse Help Group, an organization that runs several websites aimed at providing help with drug addiction. “Heroin is a very bad drug to get into because people who are hooked often need to undergo a rapid drug detox. Detox processes can tend to be hard and painful but since heroin is such a powerful drug, it is often the only way. Though, it is great to see that experts are looking to identify the root cause of the problem. That will lend a big helping hand to fighting the epidemic.”

Substance-Abuse-Help.com is one of the main websites ran by the Substance Abuse Help Group. At this website, people can find information on signs of substance abuse, the benefits of getting help, and how to get started. Anyone looking for information on drug detox medications, drug withdrawal, or drug rehab alternatives can use this website as their starting point. Its main feature is its 24 hour helpline, which people can call with specific questions. The helpline is monitored by a well-trained, caring staff who understands how scary and confusing drug abuse situations can be. Anybody is welcome to utilize the information on this website.

If you have any questions regarding substance abuse or for more general information, please feel free to visit Substance-Abuse-Help.com or call 1-855-0102. Substance-Abuse-Help.com is aimed to help anybody with an alcohol, heroin, opiate, depressant, narcotic, or other type of drug addiction.


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