Heroin Addiction Treatment

Heroin Addiction Help in Essex & London

What Is Heroin Made From?

Heroin is an opioid drug. It’s made from morphine which is a natural substance found in the seed pod of opium poppy plants usually grown in Southeast and Southwest Asia as well as Mexico and Colombia.

Heroin in appearance can be either white or brown powder. It can also come in the form of a black sticky substance that’s referred to as black tar.

What Is Heroin Addiction?

Many begin using heroin for the initial sense of wellbeing and pleasure however, these supposedly appealing effects are actually far from reality. Use of heroin results in extremely toxic short and long term risks to not only your physical but mental wellbeing.

How Is Heroin Taken?

  • Heroin is usually used via injection.
  • It can also be sniffed, snorted or smoked.
  • Some will even mix their heroine with crack cocaine.

Due to the highly addictive nature of heroin however, it doesn’t take long for an addiction to start and the need for help to treat heroin addiction.

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Signs & Symptoms of Heroin Addiction

Here are some of the more common signs and symptoms of heroin addiction:

  • Frequent absence from work or school
  • Poor performance at work/school/day to day life
  • The wearing of long sleeve tops to cover bruises and cuts from injections
  • Lack of personal grooming
  • Lying or becoming more secretive
  • Theft to pay for more heroin
  • Lack of interest in hobbies or usual activities
  • Continued use of heroin despite the negative impact on their own lives
  • Withdrawal from loved ones
  • Weight loss
  • Malnutrition
  • Exhaustion
  • Financial difficulties
  • Arrest or imprisonment

There are also a number of psychological symptoms of heroin that must also be considered, from depression and anxiety to mood swings, low self esteem and total despair.

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Heroin Addiction Treatment At Infinity Addictions

A heroin addiction will take hold of different people in different ways however, the one thing they will all have in common is the hugely negative impact any effect of heroin will undoubtedly have.

Just as each addiction is individual, so too is the addict themselves and therefore, so must the treatment be. Here at Infinity Addiction Solution, it’s our aim to help you through recovery in all aspects of your life; mentally, physically, emotionally and even socially.

What’s incredibly important, however, is for the patient in question to recognise the need for help and the need for recovery too.

We aim to treat the person individually which is why our addiction treatment options are so varied. After an initial thorough assessment, we’ll be able to determine the best course of action to help you or a loved one get on the road to a long and healthy recovery.

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Contact Us For Help With Heroin Addiction

If you or someone you know is struggling with a heroin addiction and is actively seeking help, please don’t hesitate to contact us today.

Our incredible team here at Infinity Addiction are on hand to provide a tailored addiction treatment plan to help anyone. We take a totally individual approach to all to ensure the best treatment path possible. Call today on 0800 334 5541.

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