Rick Ryan MD FACEP Professor and Vice Chairman Department of Emergency Medicine University of Cincinnati Objectives Heroin To understand common misconceptions about addiction To comprehend the scale of local and national opiate use ID: 688414 Download Presentation
Heroin : A Brain Disease Rick Ryan, MD, FACEP Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine University of Cincinnati Objectives: Heroin To understand common misconceptions about addiction
What is Heroin?. Heroin is a narcotic that is highly addictive; It is processed from morphine, a naturally occurring substance extracted from the seedpod of the Asian poppy plant. . The most abused and most rapidly acting of the opiates. .
By: Maggie Acorn. Gambling & Heroin. Addictions . Gambling addiction is “an . urge to continuously gamble despite harmful negative consequences or a desire to . stop.” . Heroin addiction is a physical .
Alison Taylor. Heroin. H, Smack, Dope, Junk. Can be purchased as a . white powder – . “White China” . or a dark resin – . “Black Tar”. Opiates. . Derived from the opium poppy. Morphine: Used as a painkiller in hospitals.
Cocaine And Heroin Quiz . Decide whether the following statements are true or false. .. . TRUE . or FALSE: Using marijuana can lead a person to . experiment . with other drugs. . TRUE . or FALSE: People from middle class neighborhoods .
Presenter Training. www.overdose-lifeline.org. About the Program. This presenter training is designed to assist teachers, family, law enforcement and community members in the delivery of the Opioid and Heroin Education and Prevention Program Lesson..
Presenter Training. www.overdose-lifeline.org. About Overdose Lifeline, Inc.. Overdose Lifeline, Inc. . is . a non-profit working . on behalf of . individuals with the disease of addiction . and their families to assure adequate resources and support .
Flora Sadri, DO,MPH, FAAFP. Area Medical Director, . CleanSlate. Centers. Kentucky Academy of Family Physicians. August 4, 2017. Flora Sadri, DO, MPH, FAAFP. Area Medical Director, . CleanSlate. Centers.
Heroin is a . narcotic. It can be injected, snorted and smoked. Highly addictive. Overdoses can be treated. Heroin- a break down. Heroin is a highly addictive drug made from morphine which is derived from the seed pod of an Asian poppy plant. In the United States for the year of 2015, the number of accidental overdose deaths was 12,990 related to heroin alone. Heroin can be either a white or a brown powder or a black, sticky substance known as black tar. Street heroin tends to contain dangerous chemicals that lead to overdoses..
Rick Ryan, MD, FACEP. Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine. University of Cincinnati. Objectives: Heroin. To understand common misconceptions about addiction. To comprehend the scale of local and national opiate use.
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Heroin : A Brain Disease
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