Drug Rehab for Heroin Washington DC

Heroin, a semi-synthetic opioid drug and a Schedule I narcotic in most developed countries around the world, is particularly addictive due to the way in which the drug works: as an opioid drug, it affects the opioid receptors in the central nervous and in the gastrointestinal systems.

Gospel Rescue Ministries
(202) 842-1731x218
810 5th Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men

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Clean and Sober Streets
(202) 783-7343
425 2nd Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

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UPO Comprehensive Treatment Center
(202) 682-6599
33 N Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Howard University Hospital
(202) 865-6611
2041 Georgia Avenue NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Model Treatment Program
(202) 727-6916
1300 First Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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So Others Might Eat Inc (SOME)
(202) 797-8806x1000
60 O Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Addiction Prevention and Recovery
(202) 698-6080
1905 E Street SE
Washington, DC
Hotline
(202) 698-6080
Services Provided
Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Seniors/older adults, Women, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Salvation Army
(202) 269-6333x226
2100 New York Avenue NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Criminal justice clients

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Latin American Youth Center
(202) 319-2225
1419 Columbia Road NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Pregnant/postpartum women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Institute for Behavioral Change
(202) 675-8315
401 H Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Drug Rehab for Heroin

Recovering From Heroin Addiction at a Drug Rehab Center

In selecting a drug rehab center specializing in heroin, many factors will contribute to an addict’s or loved one’s final choice of a treatment center. For as many types of drugs that individuals find themselves in the grasp of, there are equally as many treatment centers throughout the country specializing in specific types of drug addictions.

Heroin, a semi-synthetic opioid drug and a Schedule I narcotic in most developed countries around the world, is particularly addictive due to the way in which the drug works: as an opioid drug, it affects the opioid receptors in the central nervous and in the gastrointestinal systems.

Through prolonged and regular use – for heroin, this usually involves ‘shooting up’, or boiling tar or ‘rock’ heroin down to a liquid state and injecting it – of opioid drugs, users – whether they hold a prescription or not – become addicted to the need for the drug to affect the body’s main pain receptors, opioid receptors. By binding to these receptors, a euphoric, pain relieving, stress relieving feeling is often the result. This in turn creates the urge for another hit when the effects of the drug wear off. Indeed, many heroin addicts report not feeling normal or even being able to function on a daily basis until they had a hit.

Substance Abusers Find Hope and Heal at Heroin Drug Rehab Center

Many times what counselors and care givers at heroin treatment centers find is that a string ...

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