What You Need To Know About Heroin

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s tragic death has focused attention on heroin addiction. Unfortunately, heroin addiction is on the rise from teens to older adults. Heroin addiction doesn’t discriminate. Individuals from every socioeconomic background have access to the drug because it’s cheap and easy to get. According to SAMHSA, in 2011, 4.2 million people age 12 and…

KCRA 3 and I Heroin is on the Rise in Sacramento, Granite Bay, Roseville, El Dorado Hills and Nation Wide

News 10, 2-4-14 SACRAMENTO – A nationwide heroin epidemic has not spared Northern California. “What we are seeing today are people of all different races, incomes, religions. It’s an equal opportunity affliction,” said Jon Daily, LCSW, founder of Recovery Happens Counseling Services in Sacramento and Davis. “It’s affecting everyone from private schools, public schools, from…

Principles of Adolescent Substance Use Disorder Treatment: A Research-Based Guide

Adolescent substance use needs to be identified and addressed as soon as possible. Drugs can have long-lasting effects on the developing brain and may interfere with family, positive peer relationships, and school performance. Most adults who develop a substance use disorder report having started drug use in adolescence or young adulthood, so it is important…