Opioids

effects of opiate abuse

What Are the Effects of Opiate Abuse?

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Learn about the harsh effects of opiate abuse. When someone abuses opiates, such as heroin or prescription pills, the results can be devastating. Opiate dependence or addiction can turn your life upside down. Learn about the effects of opiate…
what are signs of an overdose

What are Signs of an Overdose?

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Drug overdose deaths reached an all-time high in 2020. Learn the signs of overdose and what to do if someone overdoses. An overdose happens when someone ingests more drugs or alcohol than their body can safely process. The toxic levels build…
diazepam addiction

Recovering from Diazepam Addiction

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Diazepam addiction can creep up on you without warning. Learn about the dangers of this drug and how to break free. Diazepam (brand name Valium) was once called a “wonder drug.” It had a reputation of being a safe, effective drug for treating…
Suboxone Withdrawal

What Helps Suboxone Withdrawal

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Learn about what helps Suboxone withdrawal, and what to expect in treatment. When someone enters rehab to receive help for an opioid addiction they may be prescribed a drug called Suboxone. It is an MAT drug that can help reduce cravings and…
Painkiller Withdrawal Symptoms

Painkiller Withdrawal Symptoms

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Opioid and Opiate Withdrawal What Is Opioid Withdrawal? Learn how to prepare for opioid detox and withdrawal. Breaking free from opioid dependence is not an easy feat. First you must commit to stopping the drug, but after that…
What Does Fentanyl Look Like

What Does Fentanyl Look Like?

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Fentanyl is Being Smuggled Into the U.S. at an Alarming Rate If you wonder which drug is the most potent and deadly on the street today, look no further than fentanyl. In fact, handling fentanyl is so risky that police and first responders…
opioid detox challenges

Opioid Detox Challenges and Treatment Options

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Opiate Dependency and Withdrawal Opioid detox is not something you want to try alone. Often, when a prescription for painkillers ends, someone who has become dependent on opioids to function can’t get what their body needs. The withdrawal…
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Opioid Addiction and Dependency Treatment Programs

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Not All Opioid Addiction Rehabs Are The Same Getting over an opioid addiction isn't easy, of course, nothing good in life ever is. And, those who have recovered all agree on one thing; life without opioids is much better, aka; good. Why is…
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Opioid Detox and Relapse Prevention Plans

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Healing from Opioid Dependency Detoxification is difficult, if not done correctly relapse becomes all too common. It's especially difficult with opioid addiction. Did you know that three out of four people relapse within a month after detoxification?…
opioid addiction crisis

A History of the Opioid Addiction Crisis – How Could This Happen?

Did you know that Genghis Khan's army used opium for anesthesia when manually setting broken bones because it dampened the pain and relaxed muscles? Using the drug made the procedure for dealing with dislocations and fractures easier on the…