What are Opiates?

Individuals are commonly prescribed opiate to relieve a pain-related condition. After ceasing use, these users will likely experience some form of withdrawal. For cases of addiction, individuals require professional opiate detox to properly dispose of harmful toxins affecting their body systems. Opiates include heroin, OxyContin, and Vicodin.

Opiates alter pain receptors, brain chemistry, and activity inside the central nervous system. During opiate detox, it is important to supervise and monitor patients to minimize the risks of physical and emotional trauma.

Most opiate drugs are attached to various risks. Maintenance is essential to ensure a successful recovery and withdrawal. Medical aid can also be prescribed along with gradual reduction for complete withdrawal. Clients can also enroll in addiction courses to supplement their recovery.

Artemis Hill Recovery is located in Long Beach and offers the surrounding community the proper detox facility for opiate addiction. To obtain additional information, contact (562) 344-6080 and schedule a consultation.