Heroin use is a widespread problem that affects people across the country. Here in Florida, use of heroin has spiked in the last decade. Sadly, so have the number of deaths associated with heroin use. It is usually not possible to quit heroin use without medically assisted detox and treatment. Fortunately, help is available. Our West Palm Beach treatment facility specializes in heroin detox, and can help you reclaim your life.
HOW HEROIN AFFECTS THE BODY
When you contact ARIA, our intake team will conduct a thorough physical and psychological exam to better understand your needs. Please let us know about any medications or other drugs you may be taking. We may also ask about your family history and your current living situation. Our team will create a care plan that is unique to your specific needs. Know that we view addiction as a medical condition, not a moral failure. You will be treated with dignity and respect during your stay with us.
Once you are admitted, our medical staff will use appropriate medications to slowly purge heroin from your body. At the same time, we will monitor and treat symptoms of withdrawal to keep you as comfortable as possible. You will be offered plenty of fluids and nutritious meals/snacks as needed. We will also monitor for rare but serious symptoms like seizures or blackouts. Know that our medical team is highly qualified to treat these symptoms and keep you safe. The process may take a few days to over a week or more depending on your specific needs.
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER DETOX?
Once your body is heroin-free, you will enter our residential treatment program. Here, you will continue to receive medical treatment as needed. You will also spend most of your day in therapy. Our program offers both individual and group therapy to treat the emotional and mental aspects of addition. We also offer family therapy, to help your loved ones heal as well. Our program will help you regain your quality of life and reintegrate back into the world drug free.
IS MEDICALLY SUPERVISED HEROIN DETOX RIGHT FOR ME?
If you are unsure if you require a heroin detox program, ask yourself the following:
- Are you unable to meet family, work, or school obligations due to heroin use?
- Are you experiencing sudden mood swings or bursts of anger?
- Are you “doctor shopping,” which is going to multiple doctors to get heroin?
- Are you isolating yourself from friends or family?
- Are you experiencing legal or financial issues because of your heroin use?
- Are you more concerned with using heroin than any other aspect of your life?
Did you answer “yes” to any of these questions? If so, our heroin detox program might be just what you need to get your life back on track. If you are struggling with heroin use, please contact us today. We accept most major insurance plans and offer customized payment options. You deserve the best heroin detox program out there and the joy of a drug free life.