Opioid Withdrawal

Opioid Withdrawal: Symptoms, Side Effects and Timeline

Opiate addiction is a growing problem across the country. Four times more people died from unintended overdose deaths from prescription painkillers in 2014 than during 1999. The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that about 2.1 million people in the U.S. and between 26.4 and 36 million people worldwide abuse opioids. For someone facing an opioid addiction, withdrawal is a …

Opioid Treatment

A Guide to Opioid Treatment & Rehab

As declared by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States is in the midst of an opioid epidemic or overdose crisis. Opioids treat pain and can be used as anesthetics because of the morphine-like effects. Opioids include prescription painkillers, such as hydrocodone, oxycodone, morphine, and codeine as well as fentanyl and heroin. It covers …