Heroin Addiction and Residential Treatment Programs
Heroin addiction is considered by many to be one of the most dangerous addictions. It begins with the user experiencing a high so great that the user craves it again and again. Unfortunately, few people know the long-term consequences of using such an addictive substance. Studies show that Heroin overdoses have caused more deaths than traffic accidents in the past several years.
When the Heroin addict makes the choice to finally receive treatment, entering our residential treatment program provides hope for overcoming this powerful drug. Our residential treatment facility will provide you with the emotional support you need to conquer your Heroin addiction and our team of qualified professionals can help to provide you with a new lease on life. Heroin addiction is not easy to overcome, and getting the treatment you need from the right program is the key to long-term success.
Detoxification from Heroin Addiction
Treatment for Heroin addiction is a multi-step process. The first stage, and often most difficult, is detox. The initial detox can last anywhere from 3-7 days. In the case of opiate addiction, successful detox is absolutely essential for long term recovery. During detox, the addict may experience symptoms from nausea and vomiting to extreme anxiety and depression. It is important to be in a rehab facility that can assist you in any way necessary.
The Benefits of Treatment
The staff at our residential treatment centers are not only knowledgeable about Heroin addiction, but also understanding of the types of fears experienced by that those seeking recovery. A specialist will go through your substance abuse history and gain an understanding of addictions that you may have dealt with both past and present.
While dealing with physical withdrawal symptoms, you will likely experience mental side effects that must be dealt with in order to achieve long term recovery. A therapist will help you understand the underlying reasons that may be contributing to your Heroin addiction. During this process, behavior patterns sometimes emerge that can be quite enlightening.
There are various psychological issues that may contribute to your addiction. If you recognize and come to terms with these issues, it can often prevent relapse. Treatment can be beneficial for a Heroin user in many different ways, and those who are willing to take the step to seek help in a treatment center are often far more successful than those who attempt it alone. To begin your journey to a long term recovery, please contact us today.