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OPIOID ADDICTION

Compassionate and Effective Treatment for Opioid Addiction

In addition to being the most urgent and pervasive addiction threat currently facing the United States, opioid addiction has quickly become one of the most dominant public health issues, in general. For the past two years, the country has seen record numbers of opioid overdose fatalities. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 52,404 died from drug overdose in 2015, 33,091 (63 percent of which) were caused by opioids. The prior (another record-setting year) there were 47,055 overall drug deaths, 28,647 of which were opioid-specific. Recovery Unplugged provides comprehensive, music-based care for opioid addiction. Call our experienced and qualified professionals today at 800-55-REHAB. We’re ready to help you.

What Are Opioids?

Opioids are powerful narcotic medications used to treat severe chronic and acute pain, such as cancer-related and post-surgical symptoms. In a clinical context, they are remarkably effective in helping patients through painful illness and injury; they are also, however, highly addictive and mirror the withdrawal effects of heroin if abused. Some of the more common opioid medications, include:

  • Codeine
  • Fentanyl
  • Hydrocodone
  • Methadone
  • Morphine
  • Oxycodone (Both by Itself and with Acetaminophen and Naloxone)

Though they are facing increasing regulation, these drugs are commonly diverted for recreational use due to the euphoria they illicit in newer users. Very quickly, however, withdrawal begins to manifest and users find themselves in a cycle of abuse. Opioid addiction affects both recreational users and those who started taking them for a legitimate medical condition. It is tragically common for addicts who can no longer afford or access opioids to graduate to the cheaper and more accessible heroin alternative.

MUSIC IS A HEALING ADDICTION

Music chemically alters our body and makes us feel great.  Recovery Unplugged recognizes that, in the same way a drug-induced dopamine surge leaves you craving more, music becomes addictive.  The dopamine tells your body it was rewarded and creates the desire to seek out more.

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DON’T BECOME ANOTHER STATISTIC. RECOVERY UNPLUGGED IS READY TO PROVIDE YOU OR YOUR LOVED ONE WITH DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE AND ADDICTION TREATMENT. CALL NOW: (954) 703-1975 TO TAKE YOUR LIFE BACK.

Symptoms to Opioid Addiction

While each patient’s symptoms will vary according to the scope and severity of their abuse, some of the more common symptoms of opioid withdrawal include:

  • Muscle and Joint Pain
  • Restlessness and Fatigue
  • Anxiety and Irritability
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Excessive Perspiration
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Stomach Illness (Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Hypertension
  • Accelerated Heartrate