Relapse speed for heroin addicts amplifies instantly and that the likelihood of long-term abstinence of heroin will depend on the period of first drug abuse. Those who abuse heroin on daily basis at a younger age are more probably to have relapse than those who launch it later. As per the study most of the adults between the age of 17-25 abuse more heroin than the elder people. Moreover, they experience more relapse than other users.
Generally relapse is linked to time, thus necessitating for long-standing periodic supervising of a previous heroin user’s abstinence. Moreover, relapse period differs from every abuser and the prevention resources require suitable treatment for every type of relapse. As the young ones are vulnerable victims to the drugs, family based treatment will aid in better recovery in young people.
There are many reasons for adult drug abuse which include, peer pressure in family, among relations, school, neighbors, and in the communal society. As per the research conducted, multidimensional family therapy involved the combination of psychotherapy and family therapy. This therapy produced better outcomes in the recovery process.
The treatment may be continued for 6 to 12 months based on the severity of the addiction. Prior to the treatment, patient’s school performance, drug abuse level, and behavior are measured and recorded. This history will help to compare the qualities of the patient before and after treatment. Moreover it would help to calculate the efficiency of the treatment. At the end of the treatment, patients are provided with the evaluated certificate.
Most of the adults have improved due to this treatment. Drug tests that are conducted on adults in this treatment are opium drug test, morphine drug test, drug testing for hydrocodone, vicodin drug test, nicotine test.