Heroin Treatment Centers Washington DC

Heroin treatment centers around the U.S. are available for those looking to recover from the drug and live a clean and sober life. Though many drugs are highly addictive, few are as difficult to detox from as is heroin. Heroin treatment centers employ a variety of treatment methods and highly trained professionals to help recovering addicts wean themselves from the physical addiction of the drug, learn about the emotional or mental behaviors that enabled them to become addicted to the drug, as well as learn to live a life free from the addiction.

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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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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RAP Inc Regional Addiction Prevention
(202) 462-7500
1949 4th Street 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)

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Hillcrest Children''s Center
(202) 232-6100
1325 W Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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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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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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Mental Health Substance Abuse Program
(202) 462-4788x241
2831 15th Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Addiction Prevention and Recovery
(202) 535-1242
1300 First Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Samaritan Inns
(202) 667-8831
2523 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Halfway house

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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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Heroin Treatment Centers

Heroin Treatment Centers Throughout the Country Offer Recovering Addicts, Families Hope

Heroin treatment centers around the U.S. are available for those looking to recover from the drug and live a clean and sober life. Though many drugs are highly addictive, few are as difficult to detox from as is heroin. Heroin treatment centers employ a variety of treatment methods and highly trained professionals to help recovering addicts wean themselves from the physical addiction of the drug, learn about the emotional or mental behaviors that enabled them to become addicted to the drug, as well as learn to live a life free from the addiction.

Through methadone, a prescription detox treatment used at many heroin treatment centers, recovering addicts do not have nearly as severe physical withdrawal symptoms as they would have if no prescription detox help was available.

 Heroin Treatment Centers Recognize the Highly Addictive Properties of Heroin

Heroin is so difficult a drug to stop taking because of the very nature of the drug itself. By augmenting naturally occurring euphoric hormones in the brain, heroin, a semi-synthetic opiod drug, makes the user feel pleasure and heightened good feelings. Eventually, because the brain recognizes that these pleasure hormones are being introduced into the brain rather than made by the body itself, the body stops producing its own hormones. The addict then must shoot up heroin in order to feel better or even just to feel normal.

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