California Heroin Addiction Treatment | Banyan Palm Springs

Heroin Addiction Treatment at Banyan Palm Springs

Heroin is a type of opioid used recreationally for its euphoric and pleasurable effects. Heroin is a highly addictive drug that is derived from morphine. Users will inject, smoke, or snort this drug up the nose. Because of its potency and effects, a person can become addicted after a few uses. It’s often sold on the streets or through other illegal practices. Fentanyl is often used to cut the heroin, allowing sellers to gain more profit with less product. Not only is the heroin itself dangerous, but the presence of other substances increases the possibility of overdose. As the opioid epidemic continues to worsen in the United States, families are suffering from opioid-related overdoses and deaths every day. Many individuals require a heroin addiction treatment to safely recover from heroin.

Signs and Symptoms of Heroin Abuse

A heroin addiction can affect the user and their loved ones. Even short-term heroin abuse can cause severe physical and mental health problems.


Some signs of heroin abuse include:

  • Needle tracks or markings
  • Bruises at injection sites
  • Drug paraphernalia (syringes, spoons, lighter, tubing, etc.)
  • Secretive behavior
  • Self-isolation
  • Excessive scratching or picking at the skin
  • Mood swings
  • Drowsiness
  • Trouble breathing

The longer an individual waits to receive heroin addiction treatment, the worse their condition will get. Continuous use of heroin can lead to symptoms including:

  • Collapsed veins
  • Skin infections
  • High risk of getting HIV/AIDS from sharing needles
  • Insomnia
  • Liver disease
  • Kidney disease
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Reproductive problems
  • Menstrual problems
  • Miscarriage


Heroin is a horribly dangerous drug that only leads to problems. As the person’s addiction worsens, changes in their outward appearance and internal health will become apparent. Because an addiction is a chronic disease, a person with a heroin addiction will begin to prioritize their drug use over their other responsibilities. Relationships with loved ones, jobs, and homes have often been lost as a result of substance abuse.

At Banyan Treatment Centers Palm Springs, we begin our patient’s heroin abuse treatment with a residential detox. A detox treatment allows an addict to safely wean off of drugs or alcohol while being offered medical assistance for their symptoms. Without medical supervision, withdrawing from heroin can be extremely dangerous. Our medical personnel is trained to administer assistance to our patients throughout their detoxification.


Treatment for Heroin Addiction in California

Treating heroin addiction is a process that takes time, dedication, and the right kind of care. Our team at Banyan Palm Springs understands that disease is tough to recover from on your own. That’s why we’re dedicated to offering the best addiction care possible. Our treatment for heroin abuse in Palm Springs, California, guides patients through the recovery process while teaching them skills that will help them sustain their sobriety after rehab.

Upon admission to our Palm Springs rehab center, patients will undergo a physical assessment to ensure they receive care that meets their needs and requirements. This comprehensive evaluation will help our staff determine which one of our addiction treatments will be best for the individual. After the individual completes their detox (if necessary), they will then move on to substance-specific treatment. Our heroin treatment program focuses on addressing the psychological and physical symptoms of heroin abuse while helping the patient smoothly transition into their everyday life after rehab. Throughout their heroin addiction treatment, patients may participate in additional treatment methods like addiction treatment therapies, group sessions, one-on-one counseling, and physical activities.


Our heroin addiction rehab program in California can help you or a loved one recover from heroin abuse and lead a happy, healthy life. Contact us today to get started.


Most Insurance Plans Accepted

At Banyan Palm Springs, our goal is to make sure that anyone who needs treatment from drug and alcohol addiction is able to get the help needed to assist them on the road to recovery. If you don't have insurance contact us to inquire about alternate methods regarding treatment for yourself or a loved one.

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