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  • Long-term sobriety offers Mental, Physical and Emotional Stability

    Long-term sobriety offers Mental, Physical and Emotional Stability

    As you continue down the path to recovery, you will discover all kinds of benefits that long-term sobriety can bring to your life. Because all the different parts of yourself are connected, what you do to benefit your physical self can also have positive impacts on your mental and emotional well-being.

  • 5 Reasons why you should enjoy your Pink Cloud

    5 Reasons why you should enjoy your Pink Cloud

    Recovery can often be a lot of hard work, but the good news is that there are going to be some good moments too. As your body heals, detoxifies, and recalibrates back to normal, you may find there are moments where you enjoy life as never before.

  • The Role HIPPAA plays in Addicts seeking Treatment

    The Role HIPPAA plays in Addicts seeking Treatment

    Entering into drug addiction treatment can bring up a lot of fears, because it is such a radical transformation from the life you know. One of these fears is that this large part of your life is no longer being kept a secret. You have kept this secret hidden for so long, and may be afraid of legal punishment, or the loss of jobs or relationships if your addiction and need for recovery were to become "public knowledge."

  • How IOPs helps those Recover from Addiction

    How IOPs helps those Recover from Addiction

    Because it involved learning how to replace an all-consuming drive for an addictive substance with a full, healthy, and balanced life, recovery from addiction can be a very difficult process. The good news is that there is a variety of methods and ways that can support the addict, groups of people who can help him or her get sober and regain control of life.

  • 5 Healthy ways to Deal with Early Recovery from Opioids

    5 Healthy ways to Deal with Early Recovery from Opioids

    The process of recovery from opioids can sometimes feel very difficult. Part of this is from the intense physical withdraw opioids create, as your body may have lost the ability to function, feel healthy, or receive positive feelings without the substance use.

  • Understanding Where Prescription Drug Addiction Originates

    Understanding Where Prescription Drug Addiction Originates

    A person doesn't make a conscious decision to become a drug addict and to accept all the negative things, like damaging relationships, failing at a career, or committing crimes, that often go along with it. Some have a genetic predisposition to addiction.

  • Anxiety and Depression Prescriptions Leading to Prescription Drug Abuse

    Anxiety and Depression Prescriptions Leading to Prescription Drug Abuse

    The most commonly prescribed medication for anxiety and depression are a group of drugs called benzodiazepines. This category includes recognizable names such as Xanax and Valium. These medications are prescribed for a variety of conditions, including anxiety, insomnia, withdrawal from alcohol, seizure, as a muscle relaxer, and as a sedative before events such as surgery.

  • The Defining Line between Xanax and other Benzodiazepines

    The Defining Line between Xanax and other Benzodiazepines

    Every year, there are almost 100 million people who are prescribed drugs from the benzodiazepine family to treat anxiety and insomnia. But how do these drugs work? And how does Xanax differ from the other commonly prescribed benzodiazepines? The following is a short guide to the various anti anxiety drugs, how they are taken, and how they work to treat anxiety disorders.

  • Identifying as an Alcoholic is the First Step to Recovery

    Identifying as an Alcoholic is the First Step to Recovery

    If you are familiar with the concept of the twelve step program then you have probably heard that the first step is to admit you have a problem. This is the foundation that begins a person's recovery when they start going to twelve meetings or enter a rehab treatment center. It is not possible to rid yourself of an addiction when you are still in denial to some extent about how your actions have affecting your life and the people around you.

  • 5 Tips for Organizing an Alcoholic Intervention

    5 Tips for Organizing an Alcoholic Intervention

    When someone you love has an alcohol problem, it can seem overwhelming to try to help them or convince them to enter treatment. You don't want to push them away or make the problem worse by confronting them, but you can't go on watching them in their self-destruction.

  • The Gift of Clarity that Sobriety Offers

    The Gift of Clarity that Sobriety Offers

    For people that have struggled for years with addiction, sobriety can offer them many gifts to change their life for the better. Being addicted to a substance can mean that you are living your life in a fog and are not present through most of your existence.

  • 6 Facts Teens Need to Know About Underage Drinking

    6 Facts Teens Need to Know About Underage Drinking

    It is becoming increasingly common for teens to start drinking in middle school or high school because of their friends and peers. Unfortunately, many of these teens can become addicted or move on to do other types of drugs when they begin drinking early.

  • What a Year of No Alcohol Will Do for Your Body

    What a Year of No Alcohol Will Do for Your Body

    People who go into alcohol recovery begin to experience the many health benefits of abstaining from drinking. Even for people who do not suffer from addiction, quitting alcohol can have great effects on your health and body

  • 5 Reasons a Real Alcoholic Needs to Hit Rock Bottom

    5 Reasons a Real Alcoholic Needs to Hit Rock Bottom

    Watching someone deep in the throws of addiction can be a deeply painful process, especially if you are in the recovery process yourself. You may want desperately to do whatever you can to pull them out of a pit of self-destruction.

  • Why Alcoholics use Alcohol to Suppresses Emotion

    Why Alcoholics use Alcohol to Suppresses Emotion

    Most people experience hard emotions on a regular basis, such as feelings of anxiety, stress, sadness, or anger. The pressure and tensions from hard feelings are normal parts of being alive, and something we must all find ways to deal with.

  • 10 Facts about Drunk Driving that you need to Know

    10 Facts about Drunk Driving that you need to Know

    Driving drunk is extremely dangerous, both for yourself and for pedestrians and other drivers. Driving is a difficult and dangerous activity that requires your full concentration, and few things can impair your ability to give driving an adequate level of concentration like being under the influence. Here are some sobering facts about drunk driving you should be aware of.

  • Cutting back on Alcohol for a Lower Risk of Dementia

    Cutting back on Alcohol for a Lower Risk of Dementia

    Dementia is a serious and often very painful condition that claims the memories and limits the functioning of an elderly person's brain. There is currently no known cure for this disease that can severely limit a person's ability to interact with others or have awareness of the surrounding world.

  • 5 Reasons you may be Dependent on Alcohol

    5 Reasons you may be Dependent on Alcohol

    Not everyone who consumes alcohol has issues with alcohol dependence. Plenty of people are able to drink in moderation, without many ill effects on their physical or mental health, and they are able to stop drinking if their behavior ever becomes harmful or creates negative consequences.

  • Why Protecting Anonymity is Extremely Important

    Why Protecting Anonymity is Extremely Important

    The tradition of maintaining anonymity in recovery dates back 76 years to when Alcoholics Anonymous first began. It continues to be a major part of the 12 step group today. The purpose of protecting anonymity is to make members of the group feel safe and to create an environment where all individuals are equal.

  • 5 Coping Mechanisms to deal with Addiction Withdrawal

    5 Coping Mechanisms to deal with Addiction Withdrawal

    Overcoming an addiction is not simple. Making the decision to stop drinking or using drugs is only the first step in a long process. The goal of recovery is to create a new life that is healthier and more balanced.

  • What Coffee Does to the Brain

    What Coffee Does to the Brain

    Coffee addicts know just how important it is to get that first (and second, and third...) cup of coffee in the morning before getting started with the day. Having that cup helps you to not only wake up, but also feel like a normal, functioning human being. But how does it work? There is a scientific explanation for how coffee gives you energy and it all has to do with the chemicals in your brain.

  • 5 Ways to Accomplish Your Goals This Year

    5 Ways to Accomplish Your Goals This Year

    It's easy to get caught up in the excitement and optimistic energy of the new year and make resolutions that you may not be able to keep. Now that we're well into January, it's time to take a look back and see where you are with those resolutions.

  • Why Service in Recovery Helps Keep You Sober

    Why Service in Recovery Helps Keep You Sober

    At the beginning of a journey through a 12 step program, the importance of being of service is stressed. Many who are new to recovery may not understand what being of service exactly means and how it is supposed to be done. The following is a short guide describing the role of service during the recovery process and how it can change the quality of your experience, as well as help others.

  • 10 Ways to Fight Feelings of Uselessness in Recovery

    10 Ways to Fight Feelings of Uselessness in Recovery

    While someone is addicted to alcohol or drugs, much of their time and energy is spent thinking about, planning or being intoxicated. When they finally become sober they may suddenly find themselves with hours of free time and not know what to do with it.

  • The Emotional State of Getting Clean and Sober

    The Emotional State of Getting Clean and Sober

    When someone suffers from addiction, in many cases they use their drug or alcohol abuse as a way to escape their feelings. Addicts become drunk or high to numb their pain and avoid dealing with any of their painful feelings.

  • 5 Tips to Help Your Alcoholic Parent

    5 Tips to Help Your Alcoholic Parent

    There are more than 17 million adults in the U.S. who are suffering from alcoholism and many of those alcoholics are parents. When children of alcoholic parents reach adulthood they may become concerned for their parents and want them to finally get some help.

  • How Medical Detox Process works to Eliminate Addiction

    How Medical Detox Process works to Eliminate Addiction

    Before an addict enters a rehab treatment program they must first get through detoxification to make sure they have gotten rid of their physical dependency on drugs or alcohol. Detoxification means that addicts become completely abstinent from any drug use and begin to experience withdrawal symptoms.

  • Hit the Reset Button with these 5 Meditation Tips

    Hit the Reset Button with these 5 Meditation Tips

    When daily stress builds up or you feel overwhelmed by life, meditation is a good way to collect yourself and start over with a fresh outlook. Meditation can help clear your mind of racing thoughts, relax your body and is also beneficial for your physical and mental health

  • How Pain Management allows Recovering Addicts cope with Surgery

    How Pain Management allows Recovering Addicts cope with Surgery

    Today's medical community has made untold advantages and progress, so that a safe, easy, and healthy recovery from the pain of surgery is possible like never before. However, many of the pain relievers are extremely addictive and can cause serious problems if taken outside of careful medical supervision.

  • 5 Ways to Handle Your Alcoholic Best Friend

    5 Ways to Handle Your Alcoholic Best Friend

    Few things are more painful to witness then seeing someone you can about deeply struggle with the throws of an addiction. In ways the person is unable to appreciate him or her self, you see how an amazing human being is being squandered and lost under a haze of influence and addiction.

  • How Routines Increase Long-Term Productivity

    How Routines Increase Long-Term Productivity

    Most people have had the experience of seeing their day disappear, of "wasting time," with television or the internet and then wondering where the hours went, before they feel like they've gotten a chance to accomplish their plans. Many people feel like their lives are very busy and would like to accomplish more in their day.

  • Scott Disick Still Dealing With Alcoholism

    Scott Disick Still Dealing With Alcoholism

    The model and reality tv star has been having a very public battle with drugs and alcohol. Scott Disick may be known mostly as Kourtney Kardashian's boyfriend and father of her three children, but the 31 year old is also struggling with an alcohol addiction

  • Utilize Fitness to Increase the Quality of your Recovery

    Utilize Fitness to Increase the Quality of your Recovery

    It is mostly common knowledge that drug or excessive alcohol use can be very harmful to your health, even among users themselves. Premature death or at least heavy damage to liver, heart, and throat among addicts is very common, and often one of the main motivational factors causing people to work on their recovery.

  • 5 Reasons to Set Goals Not Resolutions in 2015

    5 Reasons to Set Goals Not Resolutions in 2015

    As we come upon a new year, many people take advantage of the change in the calendar to revaluate their life and think about what they would like to change. Many people start out the New Year making resolutions, or promises to pick up good habits or stop bad ones, or otherwise make a sweeping change.

  • Is Johnny Depp Entering Rehab?

    Is Johnny Depp Entering Rehab?

    The actor's recent appearance at the Hollywood Film Awards has aroused concern among fans and peers about his alcohol use. Depp took the stage at the awards show in November to introduce the Mike Myers documentary, Supermensch: The Legend Of Shep Gordon, which won an award. Depp appeared to be intoxicated.

  • Bradley Cooper Refuses to Break Sobriety for American Sniper Role

    Bradley Cooper Refuses to Break Sobriety for American Sniper Role

    The Oscar nominated actor has been candid about his long journey to sobriety and the many struggles that brought him there. Recently, Cooper opened up in an interview with Vanity Fair about the unique challenge he faced while filming the Clint Eastwood film American Sniper.

  • Skip Bayless Jumping the Gun by Calling Manziel an Alcoholic?

    Skip Bayless Jumping the Gun by Calling Manziel an Alcoholic?

    Co host of ESPN's "First Take" and sports writer Skip Bayless has aroused controversy once again by calling Texas quarterback Johnny Manziel an alcoholic on the show last week. Many viewers were outraged by the comments, saying they were uncalled for.

  • Sober Buddy Apps Emerges with the Best of Intentions

    Sober Buddy Apps Emerges with the Best of Intentions

    The number of people in the U.S. who are battling alcoholism has gone down in recent decades, but there are still 17 million Americans currently dealing with an alcohol addiction. That's still a staggering number. The good news is that if you're one of those who struggle with alcohol, you can find some hope in knowing that you're not alone.

Heroin Addiction

As one of the most damaging and addictive drugs available, heroin has claimed the lives of too many people. Treatment is needed to break the cycle of addition and to start a new, healthy, and substance-free life. Experts believe that the sooner intervention happens and the sooner drug use stops, the easier it is for a heroin addict to make a full recovery.

Our team at Recovery Now TV will find the best detoxification, inpatient, and outpatient services for everyone in need. If you, or a loved one, need help for heroin addiction, contact us now at 800-281-4731.

Heroin: The Drug

Heroin is categorized as an opiate, derived from morphine, with highly addictive properties and extremely quick-acting effects. Its euphoric high and complete painlessness make heroin a popular street drug, hooking users almost immediately. While the drug seems only pleasurable during its high, there are many side effects associated with the use of heroin. Like any substance, heroin affects each person differently, which makes it an unpredictable and incredibly dangerous drug.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 105 people die every day from a drug overdose, and another 6,748 are treated for complications directly resulting from drug use. Nearly a million people in the United States use heroin every year, and most of those users become addicted to the drug and suffer consequences as a result. Not only is the drug very addictive, the symptoms and side effects associated with heroin’s use are also very serious and can lead to permanent problems, and often to death.
Heroin changes the composition of the human brain, with the first high often creating an insatiable need for more. A desire for pain relief, an escape, or to self-medicate leads thousands of people to the drug that can forever change their lives.

The idea of “heroin chic” was popularized through advertisements and films in the late 1980s and early 1990s, telling viewers that heroin effects, such as losing one's appetite and becoming incredibly thin and pale, were attractive. In reality, heroin interferes with the proper functioning of its user's body, and with repeated use, little is desired in life other than another high.

Those who initially use the drug are seeking an escape from a painful reality. Finally a substance that promises relief from emotional and psychical pain delivers, and for a short period of time, heroin offers the user a break, and even a few moments of ecstasy, from an otherwise sad and depressed life that lacks pleasure of any kind. From there, the drug seems to work as medication. As a 20-year-old recovering male heroin addict told the authors of the book, Uppers, Downers, All Arounders:

“Heroin is my doctor. Any pain that I had, be it physical or mental or whatever, that’s what it’s there for, for my – depression, whatever. It’s just like medicine pretty much. And I don’t know, after a while it became more like life itself. Like I needed it just to exist.”

Heroin can be smoked, snorted, or injected intravenously. Since IV injection creates the most intense effects, it is the most desirable, and most popular, way to use the drug. In recent years, with the large outbreak of drug-related HIV and AIDS cases from the sharing of dirty needles, trends toward snorting and smoking heroin have been documented. Many users also believe that by snorting and smoking the drug, there is less risk for progressing to addiction. This belief is untrue; the only difference between injection and other methods of heroin use is that the use of a needle sends the drug directly into the bloodstream and, therefore, affects a person's mind and body faster.

Unfortunately, for those who become dependent upon heroin, the risk of contracting incurable and fatal diseases such as HIV, AIDS, and hepatitis, often becomes outweighed by the desire for a faster and more intense high. An addicted heroin user may continue IV use despite knowledge of contractible and fatal diseases. As one of the most addictive drugs available, with the most difficult cycle of addiction to break, heroin addicts rarely stop using without formal treatment services.

Heroin is a relatively pricey drug, but after a person experiences the pleasure, cost can become insignificant. The high is so enjoyable that a new user, very likely to become addicted to the effects and sensations of a heroin high, will continue to use the drug no matter what. Consequently, heroin quickly became popular in urban areas, however its use has spread to all communities and neighborhoods throughout the country.

People who become addicted to heroin, who were once successfully participating in life, both within their environment and with the people around them, become desperate and behave accordingly. To obtain the now needed drug, a life of crime, prostitution, and complete disregard for anything other than heroin takes over the mission of each day. Relationships, responsibilities and activities that were once important, now slip away to the life of heroin addiction. Some addicts begin to sell precious belongings and to steal from people they love, while others turn to street life and to the selling of their own bodies to get more heroin.

Although the drug obviously hurts the person who is addicted to it, all of the people associated with an addict are hurt as well. A heroin drug addict will also begin to isolate, only engaging in activities that will lead to the acquisition of more drugs. Many users will give up hope and start to believe that they will die addicted to heroin, but here is hope through Recovery Now TV!

Heroin: The Effects

Heroin affects the entire central nervous system and, therefore, every part of the human body. The drug destroys the brain, the heart, the lungs, and the digestive, reproductive, and immune systems.

The use of any psychoactive, mind-altering drug leads to different types of effects, both physical and psychological. The effects of heroin are extremely detrimental to a person's mind and body, and millions of people are abusing this dangerous substance without understanding the inevitable consequences.

Heroin impacts the central nervous system, so it has intensely damaging effects on every part of the human body. The drug’s compound negatively impacts the heart, lungs, brain, eyes, voice box, muscles, and the following systems: reproductive, digestive, excretory, immune, cardiovascular, and respiratory. As a result, the user experiences dizziness, a change in skin temperature, lowered blood pressure, changes in eating and sleeping patterns, insensitivity to pain, lowered pulse and respiration, confusion, and nausea, among others.

Some heroin users also report the sensation of the body becoming heavy with fatigue paired with a sense that the world around them no longer exists and their ability to function, both mentally and physically, has decreased. Because of the toxins in the drug, as well as the way that it is taken into the body, heroin abuse often leads to accidental overdose. Rarely does a person who injects too much heroin come out alive and unharmed. More often death or severe permanent damage is the result.

When heroin first enters the human body, its chemical components mix with the natural chemistry of the individual’s brain, and the drug’s toxins create what users describe as a feeling of euphoria. The first high experienced is said to be the best that heroin will ever feel. The user’s brain is flooded with endorphins and the neurotransmitter, dopamine, that all create reward, positive reinforcement, and pain-free pleasure. A heroin user is then constantly seeking the feelings of that first high, called “chasing the dragon.” Until treatment, or death, the euphoria-seeking cycle controls a heroin user’s entire life.

Once the high has worn off, the desire to obtain more of the drug grows in the form of an obsession and an undying craving for heroin. The dragon is being chased, and most likely physical and psychological dependence on the drug has begun.

Heroin Addiction

Components of Addiction:
  1. Loss of Control Over Heroin Use
  2. Obsession Over the Use of Heroin
  3. Continued Use Despite Adverse Life Consequences
  4. Denial That There is a Problem with Heroin
  5. A Powerful Tendency to Relapse

Heroin addiction is a disease that affects a person's entire being. The drug itself negatively impacts the entire central nervous system, and the associated lifestyle creates adverse, and often irreversible, damage to the addict’s life. When the abuse of heroin has progressed to a point of physical and psychological dependence, that individual is addicted. When the use of heroin stops, even for a short amount of time following the last high, a painful set of symptoms ensues that almost always leads an addict right back to heroin, even when trying to quit the drug’s use.

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) defines addiction as a chronic, relapsing disease characterized by, what the organization terms A, B, C, D, and E:

  1. An Inability to consistently Abstain from substances;
  2. Impairment in Behavioral control;
  3. Craving, or increased “hunger” for drugs or rewarding experiences;
  4. Diminished recognition of significant problems with one’s behaviors and interpersonal relationships; and,
  5. A dysfunctional Emotional response.

To offer another perspective, the authors of Uppers, Downers, All Arounders, Darryl S. Inaba, Pharm.D. and William E. Cohen, view addiction as a progressive disease, meaning it continues to get worse as substance use continues, and is characterized by:

  1. A Loss of control over substance use;
  2. Obsession with substance use;
  3. Continued use despite negative life consequences;
  4. Denial of a problem with substances and/or behaviors; and,
  5. A powerful tendency to relapse back to substance use.

In other words, when heroin use has progressed from use to abuse, and then onto physical and psychological dependence, the addict has lost all control over heroin use, lives with an obsession for the drug’s use, continues to use heroin despite negative life consequences, denies that there is a problem with heroin, and operates with a powerful likelihood of relapse when the use of heroin stops.

People suffering from heroin addiction are often unable to see clearly because the drug has altered brain chemistry. A person who was once responsible, honest, and compassionate begins disregarding responsibilities, lying, and stealing from loved ones to feed the heroin addiction. The only thing a heroin addict sees clearly is the need for more heroin. The thought of going through even another five minutes without the drug, in some cases, scares addicts to the point where they will go to any length to get high again.

When the life of a heroin addict revolves around the drug, everything else gets neglected. Relationships fall apart, marriages end, jobs are lost, financial situations are completely destroyed, failing out of school has occurred, and life-changing legal repercussions have transpired, not to mention one’s physical and mental health can be permanently damaged.

Heroin addiction tears apart families and causes despair where there was once happiness. At Recovery Now TV, we are dedicated to helping families and individuals put their lives back together. Through our comprehensive list of treatment programs, all people suffering from heroin addiction and addiction to other drugs, can undergo the rigorous but rewarding process of starting a new life. If you, or someone you love, need help, drug treatment is the next step. Please contact Recovery Now TV and ask about our consultation services and treatment options. A new life is just a phone call away!

Heroin Detox

Withdrawal symptoms can include diarrhea, convulsions, vomiting, and uncontrollable body movements. The physical effects of heroin withdrawal are extremely uncomfortable and difficult to endure, but with proper medical attention the few days of painful withdrawal can be effectively navigated, leading to the readiness for formal treatment.

Detoxification is the first step in freeing an addict from the bonds of his or her drug, or drugs, of choice. The process of detoxing from heroin must occur under medical supervision to ensure the best possibility for success. If heroin detox is done improperly, or a person tries to go through it alone, the results may be extremely painful, possibly fatal, and more often than not, ending in a return to heroin. Heroin is a toxin, and the body must first rid itself of the poisonous substance that has been causing the ongoing cycle of addiction. When the heroin detox process begins, both the body and mind will be craving heroin, which shows up as a series of withdrawal symptoms. These range from vomiting, hot and cold flashes, diarrhea, mood swings, and dizziness, to bone, joint, and muscular pain, insomnia, anxiety, intense sweating, rapid pulse, fever, chills, and high blood pressure.

When a heroin detox program is conducted in a medical facility, detox specialists are able to help relieve the addict’s pain and discomfort. With close supervision by staff who constantly monitor the patient’s heart rate and other vital signs, professional detox ensures that the process goes smoothly for the addict. With the introduction of a nutrition plan during the detox process, the body more easily adjusts to life without heroin.

Heroin Detox with Recovery Now TV

Recovery Now TV has been referring heroin addicts to appropriate detoxification programs for several years and has subsequently found the best methods and combinations for each client. With a personalized approach, the chances of a positive outcome increase exponentially. Since heroin detox can be extremely painful, the detoxification facilities we use have a proven method.

Recovery Now TV's well-trained staff has assisted numerous addicts through the detox process with comfort and safety. The idea of heroin detox creates anxiety and fear for most addicts. At Recovery Now TV we understand and want to make the process as easy and as restful as possible. Heroin detox is difficult, but we have seen the reward and relief upon completion.

Caring for the Body

An in-house nutritionist places the addict on a well-rounded plan to ensure that the proper nutrients and vitamins, that the body has been deprived of during active addiction, are restored. The healthier the body, the easier it is for the patient to focus on the mental and emotional elements of the treatment plan that occur after detox. If difficulties occur during the heroin detox process, there are many pharmaceutical medications that a physician can prescribe, without the introduction of another substance that has any potential for addiction.

What’s Next?

After the first, most difficult days, members of our treatment team begin educating the addict on what the formal treatment program will look like. With descriptions of our programs, the services we offer during treatment, and the long-term outlook, we find that our clients feel more at ease while transitioning from detox to inpatient rehab. To ensure our clients’ success, we strive for trust prior to entry into formal treatment. At Recovery Now TV we provide referrals to the best treatment services for heroin addiction and any substance abuse disorder. With serene locations and highly competent staff, starting life in recovery becomes a pleasant experience. If you, or someone you love, has a problem with heroin and cannot stop using drugs, Recovery Now TV can help. Please contact us today and find out how one of our detox centers can help you begin a new life. Recovery starts with you!

Heroin Treatment

Recovery Now TV provides the best referrals in substance abuse treatment and will help you or your loved one begin the journey away from heroin addiction and back into society. A commitment to recovery and a readiness to change are all you need. Call now, 800-281-4731.

Once a person has gone through a complete medical detoxification program, heroin treatment will look to incorporate a person's mental, emotional, and spiritual health, working toward full recovery from heroin. Heroin treatment is a process and an attempt to save the addict from a life controlled by drugs. With tools and skills, an addict can avoid returning to heroin and the permanent damage and death that certainly follow. For those reasons, it is crucial that heroin treatment occurs in a facility that can properly treat all aspects of substance abuse.

Recovery Now TV offers access to heroin treatment programs that address all of the symptoms and issues associated with heroin use. The process has many different phases, all of which focus on integrating and improving an addict's physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health. Because each person is different, Recovery Now TV offers a wide variety of treatment options to accommodate all specific needs. Once the medical detox portion of treatment has successfully cleansed the physical body, the real work can begin.

Inpatient Treatment with Recovery Now TV

At Recovery Now TV we provide referrals to rehab centers that offer one-on-one counseling, group therapy, and family counseling, plus other modalities of care, as a comprehensive way to work through each client’s personal reasons for using.

Our highly effective treatment teams provide one-on-one counseling is safe environments in which the addict can discuss problems, feelings, limitations, and struggles to eventually begin an honest examination of the ways in which heroin affected his or her life. Through this process, a personalized, individual treatment plan creates the roadmap for the addict’s time in treatment. The addict will be better able to avoid and cope with situations that present a desire to use in the future when he or she understands personal triggers.

A process group full of an addict’s peers allows sharing, with the potential for ongoing feedback. An addict learns how to help others, and how to allow others to help him or her. Group therapy provides a setting in which addicts can share their experiences with one another and can reflect upon how they think heroin treatment is going.

Through addiction, relationships with family members are most certainly strained. Recovery Now TV understands the importance of parents, spouses, children, and other loved ones setting new boundaries for the addict upon his or her return after heroin treatment. Family members can also learn what the addict is learning to help continue the use of tools and coping skills when the recovering addict comes home. With a now clean and sober family member, parents, partners, and children can more effectively communicate with the person who lived as an addict, and seemingly as a whole other person.

Throughout all forms of therapeutic treatment, professionals work with each addict to find a nutritional and wellness plan that strengthens the commitment to recovery. Activities such as exercise, meditation, and writing are beneficial in restoring a person's mind and body. Our heroin treatment program is the beginning of a new life, free from the cycle of addiction.

At Recovery Now TV we specialize in providing referrals for treatment to those who are trapped in the cycle of heroin addiction. Our treatment team understands the power of heroin, so we are dedicated to helping in the process of rebuilding the lives of the individuals who have been broken down by this deadly disease. The treatment and recovery programs we recommend teach addicts how to live without the use of substances, and how to function as newly sober members of society. The cycle of addiction can be broken with the help of heroin drug treatment.

If you, or someone you love, has a problem with drugs or alcohol and needs help, Recovery Now TV may be the opportunity you have been waiting for, and the best way to save a life. Please contact us today for consultation and find out how our programs can work for you. Our operators are standing by and want you to know that there is still hope. 800-281-4731.