Harbor Village Detox Center Comments on Classroom Heroin Incident

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Southern Florida Recovery Facility Reminds Public on Dangers of Heroin, Even in Small Doses

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As reported by Philadelphia.cbslocal.com in the article, 20 Students Taken To Hospital After First Grader Brings Heroin To School (6/11), The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia treated 20 6- and 7-year olds after one of their classmates brought heroin into the classroom. The student, who attends Commodore John Barry Elementary School, allegedly brought 11 packs of heroin into their first grade classroom. Police were contacted after the teacher noticed one of the students with the drugs. Upon further discovery, two of the packs were opened and one had been chewed. As a safety precaution, the students were checked out and none were harmed. Detectives are currently interviewing the mother of the child who brought the heroin in.

"Heroin is a very dangerous drug, even in small amounts," said the head of Harbor Village Detox, a luxury drug addiction rehab facility in Southern Florida. “Even the smallest dose can cause health complications and be fatal, especially in young children whose bodies are smaller. We commend this school for taking quick, swift action in regards to the welfare of the students. Another moral of this story is that heroin use can negatively affect the lives of those who aren't even directly doing it. Although the facts surrounding this story have not yet surfaced, we would like to make a general reminder that it can be very easy for children to get into heroin when their parents are doing it. We encourage anybody who is a current heroin user to seek help as soon as possible.”

At Harbor Village, clients who come in with an addiction come out with a clear mind and a renewed life. Each client gets to indulge in the luxury of large, private bedrooms, hot gourmet meals, top-notch amenities such as WiFi and internet access, spa treatment, yoga, massages, and much more. With beautiful scenery, Harbor Village is the place to be for a peaceful and effective recovery process. Our medical staff works with each client to ensure the best stay possible. Withdrawal and recovery are long, hard roads but our staff is ready to take that walk with those who need help.

The mission statement of Harbor Village is to assist people from all walks of life with their addictions. For the last year, the peaceful and quiet environment of Harbor Village has helped make positive impacts in their lives. For the years to come, they hope to continue to help others see the light in their lives. Those who are looking for a safe, supervised, and peaceful detox process can get everything they are looking for and more at Harbor Village. Here, the goal is to help every client be happy, healthy, and ready to move on to the next step of his or her life.

For more information, visit: http://harborvillageflorida.com/ or call the 24/7 hotline 1-855-338-6900.

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