Heroin Addiction Treatment

Heroin addiction is a national epidemic, leaving more victims in its wake across the U.S. every day. Heroin is an extremely addictive opioid with a high propensity for physical and psychological dependence. Long-term recovery for most users may require time in a heroin detox center followed by a stay in an inpatient heroin rehab center.

Promises Austin rehab offers evidence-based heroin addiction treatment. Call us to learn more: 844-876-1784

The Dangers of Heroin Use

Heroin is particularly deadly due to the rapid pace at which tolerance develops. The drug acts on the reward center of the brain, releasing – and depleting – neurotransmitters. Users quickly need more and more of it to get the desired result and are at high risk of overdose for unintentionally taking lethal quantities. Heroin is also dangerous due to hazardous “fillers” that street dealers often mix with the drug. Poorly mixed, toxic batches of heroin have caused uncountable deaths across the nation.  Additionally, sharing needles to shoot heroin intravenously puts users at risk for AIDS, Hepatitis C and other infectious diseases.

Learn more about heroin addiction and treatment by reading our articles on heroin.

What Is Heroin Rehab Like?

Our programs are personalized to meet your unique needs, but below is an idea of what Promises Austin inpatient addiction treatment may include.

Medical Detox – Our 24/7 medical team will be with you around the clock to immediately attend to any discomfort. We prescribe research-backed medications to ease withdrawal symptoms and monitor your vital signs around the clock to ensure heroin detox is safe, comfortable and effective. Learn more.

Inpatient Heroin Rehab – After you’ve completed medical detox, we’ll help you explore a wide range of ways to heal the physical and psychological wounds of addiction. You’ll receive ongoing medical care, including medication management. We’ll treat any trauma and mental health disorders – common issues that occur simultaneously with substance use disorders. From individual and group therapy to experiential therapies like therapeutic recreation, psychodrama, EMDR, and Native American healing traditions like labyrinth and drum circle, you’ll discover what you need to get better. We’ll help you uncover your resiliency while acquiring healthy coping skills needed to live a joyful, fulfilling life. Learn more.

Continuing Care – We offer a 12-month continuing care program that is grounded in proven approaches needed for long-term recovery. You’ll get regular support as you transition back into everyday life after treatment. We’ll help you grow stronger and more confident in sobriety and connect you with peers sharing similar circumstances. Learn more.

Get Evidence-Based Drug Treatment

Entering a heroin rehab center can mean the difference between life and death. If you or a loved one is suffering from heroin addiction, we can help. Promises Austin drug rehab provides the specialized medical and psychological care to stop using heroin and rebuild your life.

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