Opiate Detox Bridgeport CT

Opiods and opiates are chemicals that affect the body by binding to the opiod receptors in the central nervous system. The most commonly used opiates, which are naturally occurring alkaloids of the opium poppy, are morphine and codeine. Read and find out more info regarding opiod and opiate detox.

Chemical Abuse Services Agency Inc
(203) 339-4112x304
690 Arctic Street
Bridgeport, CT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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APT Foundation Inc
(203) 337-9943
425 Grant Street
Bridgeport, CT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Greater Bridgeport Community MH Center
(203) 551-7625
1635 Central Avenue
Bridgeport, CT
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Creole, French, Russian, Spanish

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New Era Rehailitation Center Inc
(203) 372-3333
3851 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Helping Hand Center Inc
(203) 336-4745
1124 Iranistan Avenue
Bridgeport, CT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Regional Network of Programs Inc
(203) 335-2173x18
1438 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT
Services Provided
Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, French, Portugese, Spanish

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Regional Network of Programs Inc
(203) 366-5817
480 Bond Street
Bridgeport, CT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, French, German, Spanish

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Liberation Programs
(203) 384-9301x3373
399 Mill Hill Avenue
Bridgeport, CT
Hotline
(203) 384-9301
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Seniors/older adults, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Regional Network of Programs Inc
(203) 386-8802x111
2 Research Drive
Stratford, CT
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, French, Lao, Spanish, Thai

Data Provided by:
Family Resource Associates
(203) 378-4514
3300 Main Street
Stratford, CT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Opiate Detox

Opiod and Opiate Detox

Opiods and opiates are chemicals that affect the body by binding to the opiod receptors in the central nervous system. The most commonly used opiates, which are naturally occurring alkaloids of the opium poppy, are morphine and codeine. Semi-synthetic opiods include heroin and oxycodone (also known by the brand name OxyContin). Methadone, used as a substitute for heroin, is a fully synthetic opiod. Percodan, Percocet, Darvocet, Dilaudid and Vicodin are also considered to be opiates.

Opiod and opiates are chemically similar to naturally occurring endorphins, the “feel good” substance the body produces. These substances may be prescribed medications for pain management, or they may be abused as street drugs. In either scenario, dependence develops quickly and withdrawal symptoms can be severe. Acute withdrawal symptoms can include pain, vomiting, diarrhea and panic attacks. Once the acute symptoms have passed, there may be a period of depression and anxiety that can last for months.

Overdose is a major issue with any opiod or opiate. Since street drugs are often cut, it is impossible to know what dosage you might be taking. That means there is no such thing as a safe dose, especially once you have developed a tolerance that leads to larger dosage.

Where to Find an Opiate Detox Program

While there may be some addictive substances that can be kicked “cold turkey,” opiates are not among them. The withdrawal symptoms can be so severe that a medi...

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