Heroin Addiction Information
Many heroin addicts started out by taking prescription painkillers like oxycodone or hydrocodone. As these drugs become harder to get heroin became an easy to find substitute, heroin use has risen dramatically across the country in recent years.
Treatment and Rehab
Although heroin may be one of the most abused drugs, it has many opportunities for treatment. Rehab for heroin focuses on the underlying causes of addiction while also providing guidance for life-long recovery.Learn More
Withdrawal and Detox
Heroin withdrawal symptoms, like vomiting, nausea, and muscle aches, make it seemingly impossible to quit on your own. Treatment centers provide medical detox which can help make these symptoms more manageable.Learn More
Symptoms and Signs
Not all users inject heroin, so you might not be able to see needle or “track” marks even if your loved one is using heroin. Common signs of heroin abuse include bloodshot eyes, extreme drowsiness, and rapid weight loss.Learn More
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