Wyoming – Crack Cocaine Facts and Statistics

How Cocaine and Crack use affects those abusing it, and is creating a real need for effective drug rehab and addiction treatment in Wyoming.   In the United States, as of 2006, there were 2.4 million cocaine users among whom 1.7 million reported some kind of dependence or addiction to the substance. In that same […]

Wyoming – Cocaine and Crack Drug Abuse

Cocaine and Crack abuse is a very real and serious problem for Wyoming residents and families. Cocaine abuse and addiction is not only a problem for Wyoming but has been a consistent problem all across the United States since the early 1970’s. Compounding this is the rise of Crack to national attention in the mid […]

What is a Methadone clinic?

Quite simply, a methadone clinic is a facility where a person suffering from opioid dependence can receive a methadone based treatment in order to curb the physical dependence to opioids through a gradual process by which they are weaned off the methadone. Methadone is a synthetic opioid substance relate to Heroine and Morphine. Admission to […]

Methadone Deaths Rising In U.S

Methadone use has increased in pain management and drug replacement therapy for addicts despite hundreds of people dying each year from black market use.   According to The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administrations Drug Abuse Warning Network, in 2001 there was in excess of 10,000 individuals who turned up to emergency rooms following methadone […]

Methadone

Methodone is a synthetic opioid that is used to treat addiction to drugs like heroin and Oxy Contin. Methadone was developed in 1937 in Germany and was brought to the United States and marked in 1947 by the pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly. According to the White House Drug Policy about 20% of the estimated 810,000 […]