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Heroin Addiction Rehab

Heroin Addiction Kills Thousands of Americans Every Year

Heroin is a powerful opiate medication that alters users’ brain chemistry within the first several uses, prompting rapid addiction through changes in the brain’s reward system. Over time, users begin to rely heavily on heroin in order to feel “normal” or “happy,” to the point that their sense of wellness relies entirely on continued use of the drug.

Drug users who repeatedly inhale, sniff, or inject heroin typically begin to experience the following symptoms of addiction:

  • Failed attempts to halt or reduce heroin use
  • New financial problems due to repeated, costly drug-related purchases
  • Long periods of time spent behind closed doors or outside the house without explanation
  • Emotional changes, such as increased apathy, general drowsiness, etc.
  • Continual cravings for heroin
  • Need to use more of the drug to achieve a similar high
  • Feeling sick after coming down from a heroin-induced high
  • “Track” marks from repeated needle injections

While the initial effects of heroin may be pleasant for users, continued use increases the likelihood of the following:

  • Respiratory distress and suffocation
  • Contraction of HIV, hepatitis, and other deadly viruses
  • Collapsed veins
  • Major depression
  • Dramatic weight loss
  • Destruction of internal organs
  • Permanent changes in brain chemistry, personality, etc.

The Connection Between Prescription Opioids & Heroin Addiction

For many people, heroin addiction begins with a prescription for dangerous opioid pain relievers. A 2013 study by the Associations of Nonmedical Pain Reliever Use and Initiation of Heroin Use in the United States reports that approximately 80 percent of people who become addicted to heroin began misusing opioid medications before transitioning to heroin. Given that opioid painkillers are prescribed for people of all ages, ethnicities, and socioeconomic strata, virtually anyone can be affected by heroin addiction.

Heroin Addiction Rehabilitation & Recovery Center in Scottsdale

At Acceptance Recovery Center, we know that addiction recovery is about more than detoxing and abstaining from further drug use. We understand that heroin addiction often occurs in conjunction with other challenges related to mental health, family life, physical illnesses, stress, and other complex personal difficulties, which we are prepared to help you address in a safe environment.

When you come to our Scottsdale addiction recovery center, you will have the opportunity to pursue whole-person wellness and a fresh start through participating in a primary therapy group, relapse prevention, community integration, and any of our other drug and alcohol recovery programs.

If you or someone you love is struggling with heroin addiction, we are prepared to step in and help. From managing withdrawal symptoms to learning how to achieve long-term sobriety, we provide compassionate support and personalized assistance for everyone we serve. Get started with us today by scheduling your free assessment.

Start on the path to recovery by calling (844) 336-2250 today.

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What Our Patients Have To Say
  • “The staff members go above and beyond to give you the best chances of sobriety. They are loving, supportive, compassionate and firm.”

    Reid B

  • “Best rehab I've been to, a truly life changing experience!!”

    Brian L

  • “Never give up.”


  • “I will forever be grateful to ARC for providing me with a better way!”

    John K

  • “"Everyone at ARC gave me a real chance at life"”

    Kelly L

  • “ARC was the place that worked for me!”

    Adam Faulkner

  • “ARC taught me how to love again”

    Jonathan B

  • “I will be forever grateful for the people at ARC, they helped me realize that not only do I have a chance at a happy life, but I also deserve it.”


  • “I have worked with countless therapists, counselors and specialists and there is truly something special to be said about the therapists at ARC”


  • “A new experience for a better way.”


  • “This program allows you to take an open and honest look at yourself. You will not only learn how to live life with a foundation of recovery, but how to be a better person moving forward.”

    Lewis B

  • “Their program works”


  • “ARC gave me what I needed, not always what I wanted”

    Khristian K

  • “Thank you ARC for this gift and for another chance at a better life. You have truly helped me in so many ways.”


  • “A very direct and systematic approach to recovery that makes a strong impact.”

    Dan S

Why Acceptance Recovery Center ?

Here is Our Difference
  • Intimate Environment with Limited Patients

  • Alternative Options for Treatment

  • Strongly Bonded and Experienced Staff Members

  • Individualized Care in a Safe and Healing Environment