A Treatment Centre for Men and Women with
Addictions & Concurrent Mental Health Disorders

Heroin Addiction Treatment

Heroin is a highly addictive opiate that rapidly induces a state of relaxation and euphoria and blocks the brain’s ability to perceive pain. Heroin abusers, particularly those with drug abuse history, may initially be able to conceal signs and symptoms of their heroin use, but loved ones and coworkers may notice physical symptoms of the drug as well as the possession of paraphernalia used to prepare, inject or consume heroin, such as needles or syringes not used for other medical purposes.

Users can build up a tolerance to heroin, leading to increases in the frequency and amount of heroin consumption. As tolerance increases, more identifiable physical symptoms of heroin abuse and addiction emerge. Users are at risk of overdose or death because there is often no way of determining the quality of the drug.

At Trafalgar Residence, our highly trained staff and hands-on front line workers are experts in heroin abuse and addiction treatment. We’re sympathetic to the fear and anxiety that come with confronting the emotions, perceptions and life experiences at the root of heroin addiction.

Our treatment team assesses each client’s substance abuse history. They may also look for other concurrent mental health and addiction issues such as opiate painkiller abuse or other prescription drug abuse that may have been a precursor to heroin abuse. We are also prepared to offer long-term treatment options so the client can cope with the side effects of dependence on heroin with a solid support network in place.


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Last night I had a conversation with my son.  He came home from work. He looks good, healthy. Told me that  he wanted to...


This being my third rehab in less than a year, I found the therapy I received one-on-one much better here than at Greenstone. The...


Trafalgar residences helped me in many ways. Through my addiction, I had lost myself. I had no self-esteem, many anger issues, a lot...


We recognize the significance of timing in recovery, and we do our utmost to accommodate your treatment needs as soon as you are ready. Call us now!

Our clinical team collaborates to create individualized and integrated treatment programs to competently address both addiction and mental health disorders, enabling clients to achieve long-term recovery success.

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