An addiction to opiates, such as heroin, can become dangerous quickly. Almost 80% of 2018 drug overdose deaths in Illinois involved opioids such as heroin. If you have an opioid use disorder, an addiction treatment center can help you begin recovery. We offer evidence-based, in-network services that give you resources to take your life back.
Our Chicago River North heroin and opiate addiction rehab center in Chicago, IL, provides outpatient services that let you attend work or school while you recover. We can help you start the journey to a drug-free life.
Heroin and similar drugs fall under the category of opioids, substances that attach to the opioid receptors in your brain. Someone with an opioid addiction may use illicit opioids such as heroin or prescription opiates, such as codeine. Other types of opioids include:
Opioid addiction has physical and psychological signs that you might notice in yourself or someone else. Someone with an opioid addiction might show symptoms such as:
At Gateway, we consider addiction a chronic disease that you can manage with evidence-based treatments. We address the multifaceted effects of opioid use disorder through three types of services: