Origin of the Heroin Epidemic

Origin of the Heroin Epidemic

Have you ever wondered how the heroin and opiate epidemic became such a large problem? The origins of this widespread issue may go back in time further than you think: 1861-1865 – During the Civil War, medics use morphine as a battlefield anesthetic. Many...
The Heroin Epidemic: Cold Hard Truth

The Heroin Epidemic: Cold Hard Truth

The raw numbers behind the heroin and opiate crisis have reached epidemic levels and continue to climb. Experts on statistics at the Center for Disease Control are alarmed; by their estimate, heroin-related deaths have increased over 700% since the 2012 Census....