Heroin and Opiate Detox In Orange County

Although opiate and heroin addiction has fluctuated in popularity over the years, it remains one of the most serious types of drug addictions.

Opiate Addiction Treatment

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What are Opiates?

Those who are addicted to opiates are dependent on drugs in the opium family, which are derived from the poppy plant. Users can become hooked on the first feeling of euphoria once the body instantly craves the high. An opiate addiction tends to quickly take complete control of the user’s life.

 

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Examples of opiates include:

  • Morphine
  • Heroin
  • Codeine
  • Oxycodone
  • Hydrocodone
  • Methadone
  • Suboxone

Opiate Withdrawal and the Opiate Addiction Process

Withdrawal from opiates can be uncomfortable, and can cause symptoms such as agitation, insomnia, anxiety, weakness, depression, abdominal cramping, nausea, and diarrhea.

While detoxing from opiates is generally not life threatening, we understand the need to closely monitor the detox process and provide counseling staff 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to ensure that we address individual needs and concerns.

Once the individual has completed sub-acute detox at Bridges, they are ready to transition to residential treatment for their opiate addiction. During this part of the opiate addiction treatment process, our staff continues to monitor residents closely.

Find Treatment for Opiate Addiction

It is often difficult for someone with an addiction to seek help on their own. Caring family members and friends can help that person take the first step toward sobriety. If your loved one is spiraling out of control because of an opiate addiction, contact us today. We help individuals detox from opiate addiction and address the underlying core issues that cause addiction.

 

 

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The Bridges to Life Detox and Recovery team is ready to answer your questions and provide help today.