Starlite Recovery Center in Texas helps individuals struggling with heroin addiction build a strong foundation for long-term recovery. The expert & caring staff at Starlite will help you or your loved one smoothly transition from detoxification to our residential rehab center.
Learn more about Heroin abuse treatment at Starlite Recovery Center in Texas
Heroin, which is a member of the opioid family, is a powerful and dangerous substance. Use of this drug can quickly lead to addiction. As is the case with other forms of opioid dependence, heroin addiction can be extremely difficult to overcome without effective professional help.
At Starlite Recovery Center, we understand how challenging it can be to overcome an addiction to heroin, starting with the often painful process of ridding your body of this potent opioid. For this reason, we offer comprehensive care that includes detoxification, or detox.
Failing to receive effective professional treatment for heroin addiction can put you at risk for continued physical and psychological harm. When you are incapable of ending your active heroin use long enough to enter treatment, it can be virtually impossible to escape this downward spiral. However, when you choose to enter detox, you can obtain several benefits that will help guide you on your journey towards recovery.
If you are addicted to heroin, you may feel that your situation is hopeless. Please know that this is not the case. With the right treatment, you can achieve long-term recovery and live a much healthier and more hopeful life.
What happens during Heroin withdrawal
When your body has become dependent on heroin, you will likely struggle with the symptoms of withdrawal when you attempt to end your use. The symptoms of heroin withdrawal can range from uncomfortable to excruciating.
Heroin withdrawal symptoms can include cravings, physical aches and pains, severe cramping, insomnia, excessive perspiration, diarrhea, nausea, paranoia, and agitation. These symptoms can become so powerful that you may find yourself compelled to relapse into heroin use in an effort to experience relief.
Trying and failing to end your heroin use can be demoralizing. It can also complicate future attempts to overcome your addiction, and can push you deeper into the downward spiral of substance abuse. However, when you make the courageous choice to engage in professional treatment at a reputable center like Starlite Recovery Center, you can get the help that you need in order to finally break free from the chains of heroin dependence.
Detoxification for Heroin addiction at Starlite Recovery Center
Starlite Recovery Center is proud to offer detoxification services that can get you through the withdrawal stage with maximum safety and minimal discomfort. While you are in detox with us, you will receive comprehensive treatment from skilled, experienced, and knowledgeable professionals in a safe and supportive environment.
Throughout your time in detox at Starlite, you will be made as comfortable as possible. Depending upon your experience, the members of your treatment team may provide both medical and therapeutic support to ease your discomfort and help you maintain a positive outlook. These compassionate professionals can empower you to focus on your health and recovery instead of feeling overwhelmed by symptoms of withdrawal.
Once you have successfully completed detox for heroin addiction, you can then transfer directly into the next level of care, where you will learn to make the lifestyle changes that will support long-term recovery.
Long-term benefits of detox for Heroin addiction
Participating in detox will help you clear your mind and body of heroin and other dangerous substances, which can offer you the clarity and peace of mind that you need in order to continue on with treatment. As a result, you can more fully engage in the therapeutic and educational elements of treatment that will prepare you for long-term recovery.
Completing detox can be an important initial success on your recovery journey. Realizing that you are capable of completing a process that may have once appeared to be beyond your capacity can help you to develop the confidence that will serve you well during future phases of treatment and throughout your recovery process.
In addition to improving your confidence in yourself, detox can also introduce you to the power of the recovery community. During detox, you may meet others who are in similar situations, have the opportunity to participate in group therapy sessions, and/or learn the fundamentals of the 12-Step Recovery Model. Addiction can be isolating, but detox can help to connect you with the recovery community, which can be a source of long-term support and inspiration.
For more information about detoxification at Starlite Recovery Center, or for answers to any questions that you may have about any aspect of our programming, please do not hesitate to contact us at your convenience. We are available to speak with you 24/7, and we look forward to helping you decide if Starlite is the perfect place for you or your loved one.