Opioid Drug Use

What Are the Long Term Effects of Heroin Abuse?

Heroin is a powerful opioid drug derived from morphine. It typically comes in the form of a white or brown powder, though it can also come in the form of a thick tar [...]

Top 10 Reasons to Quit Heroin

Heroin is a highly addictive and illicit opioid, one that has gained rampant popularity over the course of the past decade and one that is responsible for thousands of overdose-related deaths annually. The [...]

Important Opioid and Opiates Information – Heroin Facts and Statistics

Heroin is an extremely potent opioid narcotic, one that is illegal in all 50 states and has been labeled a Schedule I drug by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration. Over the course [...]

Professional Sports Sober Athlete Highlight – Basketball Star Celebrity Chris Herren

Former all-American basketball player and Boston Celtic Chris Herren fell into a dark world of opiate abuse while playing professional ball and managed to come out the other side unscathed. In fact, he recently [...]

New Pine Tree Recovery Center Facility Brings Addiction Treatment to Portland

WMTW, an ABC-affiliate in Maine, recently heralded the opening of our new addiction treatment and recovery facility in Portland, Maine. Pine Tree Recovery Center has 22 inpatient and detox beds and works with most [...]

Is My Loved One Addicted to Morphine?

Opioid misuse and abuse is a deadly epidemic. More than 72,000 people in the U.S. have died from opioid use since 1999, which translates to about 115 people each day. This mortality rate makes [...]

Pine Tree Recovery Center In-Network Partnership with Maine Community Health Options

Pine Tree Recovery Center is now in-network with Maine Community Health Options. This strategic partnership with one of Maine’s leading insurers opens the door to quality addiction recovery services for a large number of [...]