Are you asking yourself how to stop taking heroin? Are you experiencing heroin withdrawal symptoms? Or are you concerned that a loved one may be suffering from heroin addiction? Most suffering from heroin addiction cannot stop without help.
Heroin is a highly addictive, illegal drug. It is used by millions of addicts around the world who are unable to overcome the urge to continue taking this drug every day of their lives. Knowing that if they stop, they will face the horror of withdrawal. The most common forms of heroin in Ireland are white powder and brown rock which can be injected, smoked or snorted. Most heroin is injected, creating additional risks for the user, who faces the danger of AIDS or other infection on top of the pain of addiction. Common names for heroin include smack, gear and dope.
When heroin use becomes a priority, a person’s entire universe shifts to revolve around this drug. Despite the many problems heroin use causes, a person who addicted will continue to use heroin. There are signs you can look for that will help you identify a case of a heroin addiction.
Any combination of signs or symptoms that suggest a potential heroin addiction should not be ignored. As mentioned, even a minor heroin misuse problem can quickly become an addiction if left untreated. The good news is that proper treatment is very effective at helping heroin addicts completely recover. Success is achieved through a combination of physical, emotional, social and psychological treatments that address every aspect of addiction.
There are three likely outcomes once someone begins using heroin.
Abuse of heroin can lead to unwanted social effects like troubled relationships, being fired from work, financial worries, and legal issues. Also, heroin use is linked to many long-term health consequences like:
If you regularly use heroin, your body needs to learn to work without the drug which causes withdrawal symptoms. Withdrawal symptoms are the various physical and psychological effects of detox and can occur after reducing or stopping heroin use.
At Tabor Group, we provide a safe and calm environment for people in need of heroin treatment. Tabor Group has a long and successful history treating heroin addicts with proven heroin treatment programs.
Remember it can be difficult to convince a loved one that they need treatment for their heroin addiction, if you’ve tried to talk to a friend or family member about their drug taking habits and they’ve been resistant, you should consider a Family Intervention . Contact us for advice on this process as we have useful resources and can support you through to conducting the intervention.
If you have a loved one suffering from an addiction to Alcohol, Drugs, Gambling or Food get help today. Don’t hesitate to contact one of our counsellors at +353 (21) 488 7110 or Email Us we are here to help