Opiate Detox Bridgewater MA

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.

Community Counseling of Bristol County
(508) 828-9116
1 Washington Street
Taunton, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Seniors/older adults, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Portugese

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South Bay Mental Health Center
(508) 580-4691
37 Belmont Street
Brockton, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Men
Language Services
Arabic, Creole, Portugese

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Brockton Addiction Treatment Center
(508) 584-9210
940 Belmont Street
Brockton, MA
Hotline
(800) 327-5050
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men
Language Services
Portugese

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Arbour Counseling Serv., Inc.
(781) 871-6550
100 Ledgewood Place
Rockland, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men
Language Services
French

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Bay Cove Human Services
(617) 878-2550x2558
61 Redfield Road
South Weymouth, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Women, Men
Language Services
Spanish

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Veterans Affairs Medical Center
(508) 583-4500x1482
940 Belmont Street
Brockton, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Halfway house
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Arabic, Chinese, Creole, French, Korean, Polish, Portugese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese

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EMH Recovery Inc
(508) 583-0493
678 North Main Street
Brockton, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Family Center for Counseling & Educati
(508) 822-4027
One Taunton Green
Taunton, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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North Cottage Program Inc
(508) 285-2701x10
69 East Main Street
Norton, MA
Hotline
(800) 327-5050
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Gays and Lesbians, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Post ATS Step Down Services
(781) 331-3709x114
861 Main Street
Weymouth, MA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Men

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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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