Opioid Detox Program
Opioids are prescription medication, opiates is another term. These prescription pills are used for chronic pain management. For those who are abusing the drug, they produce a short-lived
The opiate epidemic in the United States has been headline news since 2015, it is the leading cause of accidental deaths, recently beating car accidents. There are many instances where individuals who start with prescription pain-pill abuse end up with a full-blown heroin addiction. The harder it is to find prescription opiates, the easier it is to justify using heroin. After all, it produces the same high as opiates and is less expensive. It is sad, but we have heard the story many times. The nation is facing a crisis with opioids, these drugs are the most heavily abused substance. A STAT investigation found that opioids could kill as many as 500,000 Americans in the next decade.
Even when prescribed, this category of drugs is dangerous. They take a toll on the body, mind
What is the Timeline for Untreated Drug Withdrawal?
Like most drug withdrawals, it depends on the severity of the dependence. It is hard to verify a specific opiate withdrawal timeline due to the varying factors in usage length, amount, how old the individual is and there are other determining factors. Every person has a slightly different reaction.
The natural withdrawal process, without any medical oversight, can be anywhere from three to four days or in extreme cases last up to multiple weeks. The body will cleanse itself from the drugs and in order to do
Symptoms of Opiate Withdrawal
When opioids are discontinued
Some of the opioid withdrawal symptoms include:
- Rapid heartbeat
- High blood pressure
- Lacrimation (eyes tearing up)
- Excessive sweating
- Inability to sleep
- Muscle aches
- Yawning uncontrollably
- Abdominal cramping
Goose bumpson the skin
- Nausea and vomiting
- Dilated pupils and possibly blurry vision
Daylight Detox and Recovery’s main goal is to ensure our clients are comfortable and safe. We understand what an exhausting process withdrawal and detoxification can be.
Opiate Detox Methods
A detox from opioids (or opiate, prescription
Daylight Detox and Recovery’s Opiate Detox
An opiate detoxification comes with intense therapy sessions including individual and group settings, education on the disease of addiction, family support groups, relapse prevention, aftercare programs and so much more. Our goals are to always encourage the