The Stages of Opiate Detox: What to Expect

The Stages of Opiate Detox: What to Expect

Learn the Stages and What to Expect in Opiate Detox From the heroin purchased on the street to the legally prescribed pain medication you are taking, opiates are everywhere, and they can be addictive no matter what form they take. Whether you...
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05/12 2021
7 Symptoms of Opioid Overdose

7 Symptoms of Opioid Overdose

Learn to Recognize the Signs and Symptoms of an Opioid Overdose If someone you care about has been using opioids, it is vital to watch out for the symptoms of opioid overdose. Accidental overdoses can happen for many reasons, and it is...
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04/30 2021
What Drugs Are Used To Treat Opiate Addiction?

What Drugs Are Used To Treat Opiate Addiction?

Medications Commonly Used To Treat Opioid Addiction In addition to cognitive-behavioral therapy, alternative therapies, counseling, and 12-step programs, there are also drugs used to treat opiate addiction. The drugs used to treat opiate addiction help patients endure the period of medical detox...
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04/19 2021
How Long Does it Take to Detox From Opioids

How Long Does it Take to Detox From Opioids

Opioid Withdrawal Timeline and What to Expect It is easy to feel hopeless when you are mired in opioid addiction. Whether your opioid use stems from the use of powerful prescription painkillers or experimentation with street drugs like heroin, the damage is...
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04/09 2021
The 11 Strongest Narcotics and Their Effects

The 11 Strongest Narcotics and Their Effects

The Strongest Narcotics and How They Affect You In the past few years, the media has dominated headlines with the opioid epidemic sweeping the country. It’s estimated that approximately 40 people die each day from an opioid-related overdose. When most people think...
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04/07 2021
List of Commonly Abused Opiates

List of Commonly Abused Opiates

The Top Abused Opiate and Narcotic Drugs When most people think about opiate abuse, they automatically think of the illicit street drug heroin. Yet, many people right across the country have become addicted to opiate prescription painkiller medications. If they’re used precisely...
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04/02 2021
How People Become Addicted to Opioids

How People Become Addicted to Opioids

Understanding How Opioid Addiction Occurs Knowing how opioid addiction occurs remains vitally important, whether you are taking these powerful drugs yourself or managing a friend or family member’s medication. These drugs can be life changers when used appropriately, but opioid pain medications...
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03/30 2021
What Happens in a Medical Detox for Opiate Drugs?

What Happens in a Medical Detox for Opiate Drugs?

What to Expect in Medical Detox for Opioid Addiction Opioids, classified as schedule II narcotics, are a highly addictive and habit-forming controlled substance often prescribed to patients struggling with mild, moderate, or severe pain. The non-synthetic narcotic is derived from the poppy...
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03/29 2021
Safe and Natural Opioid Alternatives For Pain Management

Safe and Natural Opioid Alternatives For Pain Management

Managing Pain Without Opioids for People in Recovery Whether you’re in recovery from opioid addiction or another type of substance use disorder to manage pain, it’s vital to find opioid alternatives for pain treatment. Perhaps you’re now living a happy, substance-free life,...
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03/23 2021