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Heroin Treatment Vancouver WA

The heroin addict faces a very harsh withdrawal; the heroin addict becomes dependent on the drug very quickly. Heroin treatment involves detoxification in a medical setting where withdrawal is carefully monitored by concerned health professionals, and analgesic treatments are given to lessen the symptoms or to cope any emergencies that crop up during withdrawal.

Life Line Connections
(360) 397-8246
1601 East 4th Plain Street
Vancouver, WA
Hotline
(360) 397-8246x7486
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Columbia River Mental Health
(360) 993-3000
6926 East 4th Plain Boulevard
Vancouver, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Arabic, Indonesian, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese

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Veterans Affairs Medical Center
(360) 690-1841
1601 East 4th Plain Boulevard
Vancouver, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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Northwest CD Professionals
(360) 737-1994
1515 Broadway Street
Vancouver, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Kaiser Permanente
(360) 253-2317
14406 NE 20th Avenue
Vancouver, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Cowlitz Tribal Treatment Vancouver
(360) 397-8228
1601 East 4th Plain Boulevard
Vancouver, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Daybreak/Vancouver
(360) 750-9588
2924 Falk Road
Vancouver, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Western Psychological and
(360) 906-1190
7507 NE 51st Street
Vancouver, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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Rivercrest Treatment Center
(360) 696-3307
1801 D Street
Vancouver, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Columbia Treatment Services
(360) 694-7484
7017 NE Highway 99
Vancouver, WA
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Heroin Treatment

It is very important to get a heroin addict into heroin treatment as quickly as possible. This is due to the speed at which the condition progresses. Also, the sooner one is treated, the more likely there is a greater success rate to kicking the addiction. Conversely, the longer it takes to get treated, the less like it is that the addict will ever recover.

The heroin addict faces a very harsh withdrawal; the heroin addict becomes dependent on the drug very quickly. Heroin treatment involves detoxification in a medical setting where withdrawal is carefully monitored by concerned health professionals, and analgesic treatments are given to lessen the symptoms or to cope any emergencies that crop up during withdrawal.

After the addict is detoxed and drug free, he or she should probably be placed in a long term heroin treatment program so that he or she can move into the next phase of treatment. (Withdrawal is just the first step.)

Methodone for Heroin Treatment

Sometimes the drug methadone is used as a panacea; it is taken orally and acts to suppress withdrawal. Most importantly, it relieves the craving for the drug. It is that craving which causes many addicts to relapse into use. There are other drugs available now which can be used instead of methadone. These other drugs block the not only the brain’s heroin receptors but also receptors of other drugs, so if there is a concurrent addiction to another drug, there is treatment available.

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