It can be very difficult to estimate the amount of heroin
you do each day because of all the
that dealers do. This article provides an easy way to determine
how much heroin you are doing--a critical bit of knowledge when
you are trying to ween yourself from heroin using another opioid
A four article series about how to use methadone to detox.
The first article is about how to use a clinic methadone detox
to the best advantage. The second is on how to circumvent the
clinic. The third article follows directly by discussing how
to acquire methadone outside the clinic system.
The last article discusses how to best use methadone maintenance
The first article shows how to detox yourself by switching from
heroin to codeine and then slowly weening yourself from the codeine.
The information could be transferred to any other opioid. The second
article explains the procedure for removing aspirin and caffeine from
codeine-containing pills that are available over the counter in Canada,
the United Kingdom, and other "progressive" nations. See the
chemistry section for
Acupuncture is used to treat heroin withdrawal symptoms. Although
the manner it which it is helpful is unclear, it certainly helps.
Acupuncture is known to be an effective pain reliever. Do not
think, however, that acupuncture alone is an effective detox treatment.
This article provides a good over-view of the process of
detoxing yourself. It does not contain any information on the
detox itself, however. For example, there is no information
on drugs you will need to make the process bearable. The article
is focused on the psychological aspects of the process.