How To Cope

Learn about ways to cope with the loss of a loved one, how to react to and deal with a current user, and how to prevent drug use or spot the signs of it before it's too late.

													There are many misconceptions about heroin/opioid abuse, addiction, the law, and treatment options out there. Much of this misinformation is a result of prejudice or an unwillingness to accept some of the hard truths about heroin and opioids in the community and the youth who may abuse it. The information presented here comes from independent research conducted by reputable organizations without political bias.												

Symptoms of Heroin Withdrawl

  • These are the signs and symptoms of withdrawal from heroin. About.com

When a Child Dies from Drugs

  • Popular book on the subject of coping with the loss of a child to a drug overdose. By Pat Wittberger, Sold on Amazon.com

Spot the Signs of Drug Use in Your Child

  • The warning signs of drug use are often easy to spot if you know what to look for. urmc.rochester.edu