Waismann Method writes about heroin-related topics such as heroin detox, withdrawal symptoms, emotional and physiological side effects, myths, related social issues and more. This drug is a potent semi-synthetic opiate derived from morphine. Also, it is a short-acting opioid; which means, it takes effect rapidly, and it does leave the bloodstream quickly. Read through the articles we’ve carefully curated to have all of your heroin-related questions answered.

About Waismann Method Heroin Detox

A successful withdrawal treatment starts with an effective detox. Waismann Method offers some of the most effective and successful detox solutions. The initial period of detoxification can be physically and emotionally intense. Our opioid treatment facility can provide necessary support. Furthermore, no matter how much or how long the drug use has been, detoxing at a medical facility is always the safest option.

Nearly 100% of our patients complete the detoxification phase, thus giving them a better chance to move forward with an individualized recovery plan.

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Rapid Heroin Detox vs. Standard Heroin Detox

There are substantial differences between rapid heroin detox and standard heroin detox. Understanding heroin and the need for assisted detoxification of the body is the first step in choosing the right program.   Heroin Explained Heroin is a highly-addictive drug processed from morphine, a naturally occurring substance extracted from the seed pod of certain varieties of poppy.…

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Carfentanil linked to Heroin overdoses

Each day, it seems that a new story emerges about the U.S. opioid epidemic. Tens of thousands of people have been affected by this epidemic, yet the rate of prescription opioid and heroin overdoses continues to climb. Now, in the United States and Canada officials found carfentanil linked heroin overdoses. What Is Carfentanil? Carfentanil is one of the dozens…

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Painkiller Abuse Leads to Heroin Addiction Crisis

What Led to Heroin Addiction Crisis? The opioid epidemic has reached new heights in the United States, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting that the number of heroin users has increased by nearly 300,000 over the past 10 years. Although public health officials are reacting to this news with alarm, the warning…

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Heroin Injection Sites: Helping or Harming?

Rates of heroin overdose have more than quadrupled since 1999, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. This sharp uptick in the heroin abuse problem in the United States has caused public health officials to take notice. Suddenly, local and federal level government officials from are looking for ways to tackle the heroin addiction…

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Effects of Heroin Abuse on Emotional Processing and Stress

Heroin abuse takes a severe toll on the body, and it can result in significant physical changes and withdrawal symptoms.  However, heroin doesn’t only effect a person’s physical health.  Heroin addiction also affects psychological functioning, including how we process emotional information and cope with stress.  Recent research sheds light on the connections between heroin abuse,…

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The Effects of Heroin on the Brain and Body

More than 4 million Americans over the age of 12 have used heroin at least once in their lives, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Most people try heroin to explore its euphoric effects but end up experiencing some very unexpected and adverse effects of heroin use. About 23 percent of those who…