Withdrawal symptoms related to heroin addiction include intense cravings for the drug, feelings of heaviness, extreme muscle and bone pain, and cramping in the arms and legs, according to Delta Medical Center. Patients m... More »

Long-term effects of a heroin addiction include changes to the physiologic and physical structure of the brain that produce an imbalance in hormonal and neuronal systems, explains the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Th... More »

An encouraging addiction recovery quote from Robert Downey, Jr. is "Remember that just because you hit bottom doesn't mean you have to stay there." "One step at a time. One day at a time. One hour at a time" inspires bec... More »

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