Tag - Heroin

Fentanyl vs. Heroin

The opioid epidemic continues to wreak havoc on the United States thanks in part to the rise in fentanyl. At BHOPB, we are comparing fentanyl versus heroin to get a better understanding of where this crisis is headed.

Is Court-Ordered Drug Rehabilitation Effective?

Drug and alcohol addiction treatment in the United States has evolved considerably in the last 50 years. Our nation has slowly moved away from the philosophy of incarcerating people with addictions to providing treatment. While it has been shown that treatment is much more successful in helping people with substance use disorders (SUDs) than punishment, the question of whether or not court-ordered drug rehabilitation is effective remains unanswered.

What Is Court-Mandated Rehab?

Court-ordered drug rehab is often used as a valid...