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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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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Kolmac Clinic
(202) 638-1992
1411 K Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Gays and Lesbians

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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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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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Oasis
(202) 396-9480
910 Bladensburg Road NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Whitman Walker Clinic/Mental Hlth and
(202) 939-7623
1701 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
Hotline
(202) 797-4444
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Men, DUI/DWI offenders
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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Second Genesis Inc
(202) 222-0120
1320 Harvard 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
Seniors/older adults, Men, Criminal justice clients

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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

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