Heroin Withdrawal Treatment Centers Juneau Alaska

Heroin addiction

Heroin addiction is more than simply compulsive use of heroin. Addiction also produces far-reaching health and social consequences. For example, it increases a person’s risk for a variety of other mental and physical illnesses related to a drug-addict lifestyle. The dysfunctional behaviors that result from heroin addiction can interfere with a person’s normal functioning in his or her family, workplace and community. Then there are the toxic effects of heroin itself, which can kill you right from the out set.


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Adverse Effects of Heroin

The main side effects of heroin abuse are small pupils, constipation, urine retention, itchy skin, nausea and respiratory depression. These effects may continue for hours, but eventually wear off because the effects of heroin do not last very long. In fact, most heroin addicts have to use several times a day.

Heroin Side Effects

  1. Small pupils
  2. Constipation
  3. Urine retention
  4. Itchy skin
  5. Nausea
  6. Respiratory depression


Are you searching for a heroin addiction treatment center? Five of the Alaska’s best heroin addiction treatment centers are listed below.

1. Alaska Addiction Rehab Services Nugens Ranch
26731 West Point MacKenzie Road
Wasilla, AK 99654
Phone: (907) 376-4534

2. Bridges/Wasilla
851 East Westpoint Drive
Suite 208
Wasilla, AK 99654
Phone: (907) 631-0526

3. Alaska VA Healthcare System and Regional Office
1201 North Muldoon Road
Anchorage, AK 99504
Phone: (907) 257-4700

4. Set Free Alaska, Inc.
7335 East Palmer-Wasilla Hwy
Palmer, AK 99645
Phone: (907) 841-0313 (Director)
Phone: (907) 373-4732 (Admissions)

5. Akeela, Inc. (Women with children) Akeela House
2804 Bering Street
Anchorage, AK 99503
Phone: (907) 569-0097 (Stepping Stones)
Phone: (907)-561-5266 (Akeela House Program Manager)



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