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Opiate Detox

Prescription opiates can ruin lives and they frequently serve as a gateway drug into illegal drugs, such as Heroin. If you or someone you love is struggling with opiate addiction or abuse, Drug and Alcohol Rehab Services can help.

Opiates, such as the prescription drug Oxycontin, are among the most difficult drugs to quit due to the extreme physical discomfort that occurs when trying to quit cold turkey. The opiate addiction can be conquered, but the process is much easier with a caring, licensed and experienced opiate detox facility.

Prescription Opiates Are a Major Problem

According to ABC News, there are now more deaths from prescription drug abuse than car accidents. Millions of Americans are prescribed opiates by their doctor to ease legitimate pain or to treat medical conditions, only to fall prey to opiate addiction. Many others become addicted without ever actually legitimately needing the drug for medical purposes; they often underestimate opiate’s addictive qualities and potential for overdose.

Opiates Withdrawal Symptoms

Opiate withdrawal can result in intense and uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms, which include:

  • Nausea
  • Body Pain
  • Insomnia
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Sweats
  • Cold Flashes

Without professional medical help, these symptoms can be overwhelming. For those with severe opiate addiction, unsupervised opiate detox is even more dangerous. Intense, flu-like symptoms also include runny nose, watery eyes and vomiting. Medical supervision is extremely important during opiate detox, as medically-administered drugs must be provided.

Detox Is the First Step to Sustained Recovery

Detox is not a cure for opiate addiction and it must be followed by comprehensive drug rehab that addresses the root causes of addiction. Counseling and group therapy play important roles in this process, as well as comprehensive assessments, holistic services, family support and aftercare.

Call Drug and Alcohol Rehab Services today to learn more about our opiate detox programs, and begin on the road to recovery today.

Ask Us a Question

TamiSeptember 12, 2013 at 7:58 pmReply

I don’t really have insurance, or money, but really need to detox off of opiates, it’s ruining my life. Can you help?

treatmentApril 29, 2014 at 12:51 pmReply

Hi Tami,

Please call one of our Treatment Consultants at 855.561.1900 and they will be able to discuss your individual needs in greater detail. They will discuss treatment options and payment options.

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