Heroin Addiction Rehab Centers in Maine

Facts About Heroin Addiction

Heroin is a drug that is processed from the opiate morphine. People develop an addiction to this drug because it can cause an euphoric rush in their minds and bodies that can take away feelings of anger, sadness, or pain. Unfortunately, people develop a tolerance to heroin where they have to take bigger doses by either injecting it into a vein, sniffing it or smoking it. Back in 2002, 182,000 people were addicted to heroin. In eleven years, the number of people who were dependent on heroin more than tripled to 517,000 in 2013.

Getting Heroin Addiction Treatment

Heroin can cause a number of mental and physical health problems. People can experience bacterial infections, lung problems, kidney disease, lung disease, HIV/AIDS, and Hepatitis C and B. A person taking heroin can also overdose on the drug when taking more and more to feel the pleasurable rush, as 8,257 people die from drug-poisoning. In the state of Maine, people can take action by admitting themselves into heroin addiction treatment facilities. An average 1,607 people per 100,000 population in the state of Maine admit themselves for heroin substance abuse treatment. Inpatient treatment has been proven to give the most benefits to patients, as they can undergo detoxification, medical treatment, traditional therapies, alternative therapies and family counseling.

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Maine Residents Can Abstain From Heroin Use

It can feel lonely when a person is dealing with a substance addiction such as heroin. Sometimes it can feel like nobody understands how hard it is to fight the addiction. Yet we understand and are here to help. Contact us at RehabCenter.net today. We can provide the information on treatment services in your location to fight the heroin addiction for good.

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