Heroin addiction and what it does to the body

Heroin addiction and what it does to the body

Heroin is a highly addictive, dangerous and potentially deadly drug. It is an opioid, like morphine and codeine, and is made from the sap of the opium poppy. Heroin can appear as a white or brown powder or as a black tar and is commonly known as smack, brown sugar, horse and junk. Millions of people around the world are addicted to using heroin with many unable to face the nightmare of withdrawal that they can experience when they stop. Many users inject heroin causing an additional set of risks such as AIDS and infection, in addition to the pain and trauma of active addiction.

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Crack Cocaine and What It Does to Your Body

Crack Cocaine and What It Does to Your Body

Crack cocaine is one of the most addictive substances on the street today. Unlike cocaine that is usually snorted or injected after it is dissolved in a solution, crack users typically smoke the substance. A much faster and more intense high is reached through smoking the drug than by snorting cocaine, as it reaches both the blood and brain more quickly. The effects however are short lived, lasting from just 5-10 minutes. The good news is the withdrawal from crack does not cause as many physical symptoms as some recreational drugs, but the psychological effects of stopping can be severe and hard to manage. Our team of experts at Calm Rehab in Bali provides the intensive counseling and therapy required to recover from crack cocaine addiction and help you manage the symptoms of withdrawal. To help you or a loved one reach the decision to get help with addiction to crack it might help to first understand what it does to the body. Read more

What using crystal meth does to your body

What using crystal meth does to your body

Also known as ice, shabu, crystal, or d-meth, this illicit drug is the purest and most potent form of methamphetamine, a highly addictive stimulant that can have long-lasting effects on the body. Most frequently this rock-like crystal, that is semi transparent white or blue, is heated and smoked through a glass pipe, and less frequently injected or snorted. At our rehab in Bali we can help you or a loved one struggling with meth addiction by designing a medically assisted detox program that is right for you and give you the support you need to fight addiction and stay sober. Read more