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Treatments Available in Chicago for Heroin Addiction

The treatment procedure for heroin addiction in Chicago includes medically assisted detoxification to safely recover the patient. It is important to note that detoxification is only effective when used alongside medication as part of treatment process.

Behavioral therapies are also known to be effective, but they prove most beneficial when combined with pharmacological treatments. The effective behavioral treatments include residential and outpatient approaches. New behavioral therapies which show promising results are contingency management therapy and cognitive behavioral interventions.

Defining Heroin

Heroin is made from Morphine and it is a highly addictive drug. It can be snorted which means means it is taken through the nose or smoked. It can also be directly injected into the vein or muscle. However you take it, it aims to enhance the pleasure feeling in the brain causing a euphoric state. The person feels relieved of any pain or worry as their thinking gets clouded and they go into a drowsy state.

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Heroin addicts may also exhibit sudden changes in their behavior by frequently lying, showing lack of self esteem, and exhibiting hostile behavior toward friends and family. Additionally they may start wearing long sleeved clothing in order to hide the marks left by syringes.

As Heroin addiction progresses, so does the dependency. Heroin addicts find that the effects of the drug are lesser than prior consumption as their body builds a tolerance to the drug. This results in increased intake which may lead to heroin withdrawal.

Severe cases of heroin addiction may exhibit signs such as weight loss, infections, loss of menstruation, runny nose, cuts and scabs due to skin picking.

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