WebMD spoke to Wasatch Crest’s Clinical Director, Rich McDonald, MS, CMHC, about heroin withdrawal symptoms. Here’s a preview of what Rich had to say:
“’A major concern with heroin withdrawal is dehydration and the desperate emotional state that accompanies the process,’ adds Rich McDonald, clinical director at Wasatch Crest Treatment Services. ‘Even if the withdrawal itself is not dangerous, dehydration can cause significant issues with heart rate and other normal body functions.’”
You can learn more about heroin withdrawal from the WebMD article here.
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