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Heroin Addiction Treatment & Detox Centers In Georgia

What does heroin addiction look like?

Being a powerful opiate, heroin is a source of addiction, overdose, and death. One of the things that can be seen, since heroin makes the limbs of its users heavy, is that the user looks as if they are dragging themselves.

The areas in the United States where there have been increases in heroin-related deaths saw high-purity heroin available. Heroin addiction in Georgia is problematic throughout much of the state. The heroin being smuggled over the southern border does often have a high-purity. Opioid problems overall in the state has impacted all parts of Georgia. The Georgia Department of Public Health reported in 2016 there were 1,462 overdose deaths. Roughly 67% of these deaths were because of opioids. Heroin does play a role in the number of overdose deaths. A heroin overdose can happen quickly, and if help is not immediate the person will die. Heroin becomes an addictive drug because of the euphoric effect it creates. The user will become physically and psychologically dependent on the drug. When this occurs, it becomes difficult to go through the withdrawal pain. This is often the point where heroin addicts refuse help in an effort to avoid the withdrawal pain.

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Georgia Addiction Services by Type of Drugs

Georgia Addiction Services by Type of Drugs

Below, you will find a list of medical detox for Heroin addiction in Georgia. These facilities are medically supervised but you should reconfirm with the facilities. The list may be incomplete so if you have a hard time finding the proper service, call one of our counselors at 1-800-304-2219.

List of medical detox for heroin addiction in Georgia

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