How Do You Treat Opiate Addiction

Opiates (or opioids) are drugs, which are taken to treat physical pain. Some examples of legal opiates (or painkillers) are Codeine, Percocet, Hydrocodone, Oxycodone, and morphine. An example of an illegal opiate is heroin.

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Heroin Addiction May Require Ongoing Methadone Treatment

Addiction is an illness that requires ongoing care. Whether you’ve been addicted to alcohol, heroin, or cocaine, you’re going to have to stay on top of your cravings, triggers, and physical health in order to stay sober. With an opiate addiction (heroin and prescription pain pills),  the ongoing treatment may include taking regular doses of…