Opioid and Opiate addiction are a widespread problem that does not discriminate, and families all across the United States are being ravaged. For those caught in the endless cycle of using and relapsing, GateHouse treatment centers offer a way out. You can stop using and abusing opiates, and find a new way of life. Recovery from opiate addiction is possible, and GateHouse is ready to stand by your side.
For adults who are ready to overcome their opiate addiction, we offer a personal approach to opiate addiction treatment that is based on proved addiction treatment methodologies and your unique experiences. We want our clients to participate in their recovery. We do this by promoting personal responsibility, accountability, and giving you the tools needed to build a strong recovery.
We are personally invested in each and every one of our clients’ recovery processes, and putting people first has always been the bedrock of our treatment philosophy. End the insanity of doing the same thing over and over, reach out today, and find out how GateHouse can help you live a life worth living.
What is Opioid and Opiate Abuse?
Opiates and opioids are medications or drugs derived from opium, there is many legal and illicit substances that are considered opiates or opioids and our country is facing an epidemic of opioid abuse. In response to the staggering numbers of those facing opiate addiction, the efforts of opiate treatment centers and resources have also doubled their efforts to offer opioid rehab services.
Opiate abuse and addiction can occur in anyone, most of those who are struggling with heroin addiction started abusing opioid medication at first. Opioids and opiates range from a Schedule III drug to a Schedule I drug. The higher the scheduling of the drug the higher potential of opioid abuse and opioid addiction there is. Even taking opioid medication prescribed by a doctor can still result in opiate addiction and opiate withdrawal in the patient. Anyone taking opioids in any form should be weaned off, not abruptly stop taking them so they don’t experience the painful withdrawal. Opiate treatment centers offer a medical detox for those struggling with opiate addiction.