Heroin help: Local resources

First and foremost, if you or someone you know is struggling with a heroin addiction or overdoses on heroin, seek medical attention immediately.

Heroin is an illegal, highly addictive drug. Processed from morphine, heroin is most commonly injected with needles.

Users who abuse this narcotic can have serious health issues like brain damage, loss of decision-making abilities, behavior issues and other mental and emotional problems.

An addiction to heroin can be difficult to overcome but with proper treatment and a strong support system, it is possible.

Jackson Recovery Center (Sioux City): Understanding Addiction and Addiction and Youth.

Center for Alcohol and Drug Services

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

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