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Heroin Addiction Treatment

heroin addiction treatment programIf you have had enough of your heroin addiction and are ready to quit, Recovery Bay is here to help. We offer comprehensive care for substance abuse at our heroin rehab center in Florida. Moreover, our treatment professionals can help you transition away from addiction and into long-term recovery.

We offer full detox, residential, and aftercare programs that promote lifelong recovery without relapse. With the help of caring professionals, you have a chance of overcoming your heroin addiction and any mental health disorders. To find out more about what substance abuse treatment is available, contact our heroin rehab center today at 833.991.2955.

The Heroin Addiction Treatment Process

Heroin addiction treatment starts with you being able to admit you are powerless over heroin and need help. When you go into rehab, you will be met by intake personnel. Their job is to interview you about your addiction. Consequently, the information you offer regarding the circumstances surrounding your addiction will serve as the basis for the staff to create for you a custom treatment plan.

Once the rehab’s staff has a plan in mind, you can expect to go through three steps of treatment. That would include:

  • A medically monitored detox program
  • Therapy and counseling
  • Access to aftercare programs

A Medically Monitored Detox Program

Once heroin exerts its hold, the user becomes subject to some very serious withdrawal symptoms. Here are some of the more serious heroin withdrawal symptoms and side effects:

  • Significant breathing problems
  • Accelerated heart rate and blood pressure
  • The onset of nightmares and hallucinations (auditory and visual)
  • Body convulsions and tremors in the extremities (arms and legs)
  • Bad cramping in the stomach region
  • Psychosis like depression and anxiety
  • Inability to control thoughts and motor function

By going through a medically monitored detox program, you can avoid many of the ill effects that you might feel while detoxing. While you go through withdrawal, the rehab’s staff members will be monitoring your progress. Should you start to feel bad or show signs of distress, a medical professional will be standing by to offer relief medications as needed.

Therapy and Counseling

The focus of our Florida heroin rehab is therapy. By partnering with a therapist, you can therefore explore any underlying causes of addiction and find a solution for a sustainable recovery. You will engage in individual and group therapy to learn how to manage the symptoms of your addiction and any mental disorders.

In therapy, the interaction between you and your therapist would be directed at finding the root causes of your addiction. From there, you can then start working on solutions. Most of the time, the best solution is better coping skills. If you can learn to be more constructive about dealing with your triggers, you should be able to avoid relapses in the future.

More on the Therapies Offered – Evidence-Based Treatment (EBT)

Primary care comes in the form of evidence-based treatment, a science-based approach to recovery. We offer a range of evidence-based therapy such as:

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Experiential therapy
  • Trauma therapy
  • Motivational interviewing

We utilize treatment methods that are backed by scientific research, academic study, and client observation. You can feel confident that you are receiving the highest quality treatment available from licensed therapists.

We Also Offer Dual Diagnosis Treatment

If you have multiple co-occurring disorders, you may need to seek treatment for both your addiction and your mental health issue. Recovery Bay offers mental health support and dual diagnosis treatment. Dual diagnosis treatment allows your therapist to look more closely at your situation and find the right treatment for both conditions. As a result, you can learn how to manage your mental disorder symptoms while overcoming your addiction at the same time.

With heroin addiction, you might want to prepare yourself for residential treatment, which requires that you live within the rehab facility 24/7. While in treatment, you would likely participate in individual therapy sessions, as well as group and family therapy sessions as needed. When not in therapy, you would get the opportunity to participate in group recreational programs or enjoy the rehab facility’s amenities.

Outpatient Options for Heroin Addiction

Should your circumstances make residential treatment difficult, you could choose one of two outpatient treatment options. The first option would be Partial Hospitalization or PHP. In this kind of outpatient program, you would live at home but report for scheduled counseling sessions.

As the most restrictive of the outpatient options, you could anticipate having to report for treatment at least five days a week for at least six hours each day, maybe more as needed. As part of a PHP program, most of your time would be spent on individual therapy or in groups when possible.

If you could get the help you need with a less restrictive treatment option, you could look into an Intensive Outpatient or IOP option. While getting the same level of individual treatment, the time requirements would drop to three to five days a week for maybe four hours a day. IOP usually follows a residential treatment program like ours.

After completing therapy, it would be your time to leave rehab and test your sober wings. Before you would leave, you would get information about aftercare options.

Access to Aftercare Programs

After completing a substance abuse treatment program, your confidence in your ability to stay clean might waver. That is to be expected. However, you should have access to aftercare programs like:

  • Additional outpatient counseling when needed
  • Living in a sober living home before returning to your real home
  • Attending 12-Step meetings (AA & NA)
  • Participating in alumni programs and events sponsored by Recovery Bay

At the end of the day, you have to confront your drug addiction. Now is the time to take control of your drug addiction. If you are ready to move forward with an heroin addiction treatment program in Panama City, FL, contact Recovery Bay Center at 833.991.2955. Let our treatment professionals help you get started with your treatment program today.