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Understanding Addiction to Heroin

Heroin rapidly causes both physiological and psychological addiction, and even casual users soon begin to show symptoms of withdrawal. As with all opiates, withdrawal from heroin can be dangerous both physically and mentally, and the utter agony of it usually means that addicts can rarely overcome their addiction without outside help.

The addictive properties of heroin are not to be underestimated. Withdrawal from heroin can be absolutely crippling, with symptoms similar to an extremely severe case of the flu that leave the addict weakened and vulnerable to additional infections. Heroin is a very real danger, one that must not be dismissed simply because of the stereotypes shown in film and television. We must understand what heroin is, what it does to people, and most importantly, how to help those whose lives have been impacted by it.

In this free ebook, you will find detailed information on the perils of heroin addiction, as well as advice and recommendations on how to select the best medically supervised treatment options. Download now to find out how to end you or a loved one’s struggle with addiction.


Contents: 

Understanding Addiction to Heroin The Perils of Heroin Addiction

  • The Myth and the Reality
  • The Signs and Symptoms of Heroin Addiction
  • The Physiological Effects of Heroin Use

 

CHECKLIST: Possible Signs of Heroin Addiction

  • The Risks of Heroin Use

 

The Social Effects of Heroin

  • Heroin’s Latest Rise in Popularity

 

Heroin Recovery at Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches

  • Drug-Assisted Therapy
  • Detoxification and Heroin Withdrawal
  • Residential Rehab
  • Long-Term Residential Recovery
  • Intervention
  • Alumni Programs
  • Heroin Detox at Behavioral Health of the Palm Beaches

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