Administering Heroin to Treat Heroin Addiction

February 10, 2013 - Less than a minute read

Doctors are giving heroin to heroin addicts as part of an addiction treatment program. That might sound counter intuitive and is something you thought you probably would never read, but a four-year trial recently concluded in which longtime addicts were given daily shots of heroin in an effort to get them off the drug. The results of the controversial trial are surprisingly positive. (continue reading)