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Opiate Detox Goldsboro NC

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.

Department of Corrections
(919) 731-7930
1302 West Ash Street
Goldsboro, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Criminal justice clients

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Family Works
(919) 778-8551
505 North Spence Avenue
Goldsboro, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Family Alternatives
(910) 862-3286
109B West Mills Street
Elizabethtown, NC
Hotline
(800) 672-8255
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Cardinal Clinic
(910) 867-8889x227
1540 Purdue Drive
Fayetteville, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Alcoholics Home Inc
(336) 882-1026
5884 Riverdale Drive
Jamestown, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

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Blue Horizons
(919) 734-1579
401 North Randolph Street
Goldsboro, NC
Hotline
(919) 734-1519
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Moore Regional Hospital
(910) 715-1504
155 Memorial Drive
Pinehurst, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
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, Spanish

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A Helping Hand of Wilmington
(910) 796-6868
5013 Wrightsville Avenue
Wilmington, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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First Step Services LLC
(919) 833-8899
211 Six Forks Road
Raleigh, NC
Hotline
(919) 833-8899
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Holly Hill Hospital
(919) 250-7000
3019 Falstaff Road
Raleigh, NC
Hotline
(919) 250-7000
Services Provided
Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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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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