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Heroin is a very addictive chemical called diacetylmorphine. Heroin is a modified form of morphine, a highly abundant opium derived from the seedpods of the poppy plant.
New technique for police to quickly and safely test drug evidence

New technique for police to quickly and safely test drug evidence

Teens with severe opioid use disorder can be treated with medications

Teens with severe opioid use disorder can be treated with medications

Developing next generation treatment to counteract opioid addiction

Developing next generation treatment to counteract opioid addiction

Study reveals link between popular pain medication and greater risk of hypoglycemia

Study reveals link between popular pain medication and greater risk of hypoglycemia

Australian overdose deaths - sinister new trend

Australian overdose deaths - sinister new trend

Addiction clinics market pricey, unproven treatments to desperate patients

Addiction clinics market pricey, unproven treatments to desperate patients

UNM researchers find strong evidence that cannabis can significantly alleviate pain

UNM researchers find strong evidence that cannabis can significantly alleviate pain

Study explores motives, experiences of young people using New Psychoactive Substances

Study explores motives, experiences of young people using New Psychoactive Substances

Researchers find biological system that manages cells' response to opioid drug exposure

Researchers find biological system that manages cells' response to opioid drug exposure

Among hurdles for those with opioid addictions: Getting the drug to treat it

Among hurdles for those with opioid addictions: Getting the drug to treat it

Evidence shows ketamine is not opioid and can treat depression easily

Evidence shows ketamine is not opioid and can treat depression easily

Astrocytic MORs in the hippocampus responsible for conditioned place preference

Astrocytic MORs in the hippocampus responsible for conditioned place preference

Brain protein mutation from an autistic person alters behavior in mice

Brain protein mutation from an autistic person alters behavior in mice

Opioid overdose deaths on the decline says CDC but the real picture may still be grim

Opioid overdose deaths on the decline says CDC but the real picture may still be grim

UM scientists receive $3.3 million NIH contract to develop opioid addiction vaccine

UM scientists receive $3.3 million NIH contract to develop opioid addiction vaccine

PDFNJ campaign emphasizes the hazards of prescription opioids

PDFNJ campaign emphasizes the hazards of prescription opioids

Florida is the latest Republican-led state to adopt clean needle exchanges

Florida is the latest Republican-led state to adopt clean needle exchanges

Opioids are major cause of pregnancy-related deaths in Utah

Opioids are major cause of pregnancy-related deaths in Utah

Meth in the morning, heroin at night: Inside the seesaw struggle of dual addiction

Meth in the morning, heroin at night: Inside the seesaw struggle of dual addiction

Low rates of recommended treatment for tobacco dependence in patients hospitalized with SUDs

Low rates of recommended treatment for tobacco dependence in patients hospitalized with SUDs