a woman wonders how to get off of heroin

Next Steps to Take When You Want to Get Off of Heroin

Heroin addiction causes devastation among individuals and families of those addicted to heroin. Many individuals have likely tried to stop using it in the past and either were not able to stop using it on their own, or they started using it again. These people are not alone when they wonder how to get off…

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How to Safely Detox from Heroin

Heroin addiction leads to many incidents of overdose, along with thousands of deaths every year in the United States. Simply put, heroin is a powerful drug with high addiction rates. There is a way to avoid the dangerous effects of heroin withdrawal. If you are struggling with heroin addiction, get the help you need at…

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What Can an Alumni Program Do for Me?

An alumni program is a critical part of recovery success, so it’s important to understand how it fits into a comprehensive addiction treatment plan. At Atlanta Detox Center, our alumni program is another tool to help you or someone you care about maintain recovery. But, what is an alumni program? What Is an Alumni Program?…

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Breaking the Cycle of Opiate Addiction

Drug use can be recreational or therapeutic. Addiction, however, is a cycle, especially when it comes to opiate use. That cycle can lead to chronic relapse unless you break it. An opiate addiction treatment program will not only help stop drug use but, hopefully, will break the cycle that puts recovery at risk. Our Atlanta…

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How Group Therapy Can Keep Your Recovery on Track

Group therapy is just one tool people use to support their recovery, but it’s an effective one. If you or someone you care about is struggling with addiction, a group therapy program puts you with others who understand the challenges you might face as you go through addiction treatment. Our group therapy program at Atlanta…

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Helping a Loved One Through Heroin Addiction

It is easy to feel helpless when someone you love has a heroin addiction. Opioids like heroin are highly addictive, and recovery is challenging. Although this person will need a heroin addiction treatment program, there are still ways the people who love them can help. It starts with educating yourself about heroin addiction treatment. The…

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Physical Effects of Medical Detox on Your Body

People sometimes misunderstand the need for medical care to treat substance abuse. Addiction is a chronic illness that affects the brain, nervous system, and vital organs. It requires medical intervention, just like any chronic disease. The first stage is treatment at a medical detox center. The medical detox center at Atlanta Detox Center provides comprehensive treatment for…

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Celebrating Fourth of July When You’re Detoxing from Alcohol

The Fourth of July is a celebration full of barbecues, fireworks, and, for many, alcohol. Beer, wine, and hard liquor are often part of the party. What should you do if you are detoxing from alcohol during this national holiday? Can you celebrate and still detox from alcohol? Or, do you need to go to…

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How to Have Success in an Addiction Treatment Program

The first step towards your success in substance abuse treatment programs is just choosing to go. Understanding that they offer the best hope of recovery is critical. At Atlanta Detox Center, our substance abuse treatment programs set people up for genuine, long-term recovery. If you or a loved one may benefit from an addiction treatment…