Sheridan wellness provides safe Detoxification from Opiates:

Sheridan Gardens Wellness specializes in helping clients detoxify from opiate drugs such as heroin and oxycontin. Upon admission each client's withdrawal symptoms will be closely monitored and the most-current and well-researched medical therapies will be employed to help our clients through this difficult period as comfortably as possible. 

 

More about Heroin Abuse

Heroin is an opioid drug that is highly addictive and has a detrimental effect on hundreds of thousands of Americans each year.   It is processed from morphine which is a naturally occurring opiate extracted from the seeds of poppy plants.

Heroin can be smoked, injected or snorted. 

Individuals who suffer from heroin addiction have a tendency to develop serious physical addiction that could lead to physical dependency and could require professional assistance to help withdraw from the substance.  Withdrawal symptoms include

  • Vomiting     
  • Sweating
  • Restlessness
  • Muscle aches
  • Cramps
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Anxiousness
  • Depression
  • Irritation
  • Other uncomfortable feelings.

Most heroin users obtain “street heroin” which can often times be impure and cut with other additives resulting in unknown substances entering the body and brain.  Dealers regular “cut” heroin with various additives in order to increase their supply. 

Currently the United States is in the midst of a heroin epidemic.  There are various reasons for the upswing in use across the country.  Much of this upswing in use has been blamed on rise of opioid prescription drugs. 

Many deaths and overdoses occur everyday in the United States as a result of heroin use and addiction.  It is a serious issue the country is facing, however programs and organizations are available to help those in need.

Finding a proper heroin treatment program to help can be confusing, arduous work. Sheridan Gardens Detox specializes in helping individuals detox safely and comfortably from their heroin withdrawal symptoms.  We are able to assess and work with each individual to best identify what aftercare program might best fit each person for their needs.  We can help alleviate many uncertainties an individual has in making these life changing decisions.