Opiate Detox Greenwich 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.

Recovery Program at Greenwich Hospital
(203) 863-4673
5 Perryridge Road
Greenwich, CT
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Renaissance Project Inc/Port Chester
(914) 939-2700
132 Pearl Street
Port Chester, NY
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Connecticut Renaissance Inc
(203) 854-2915x3004
141 Franklin Street
Stamford, CT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Russian, Spanish

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Saint Vincents of Westchester
(914) 925-5261
275 North Street
Harrison, NY
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
Spanish

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Saint Vincents Catholic Medical Ctrs
(914) 967-6500
275 North Street
Harrison, NY
Services Provided
Halfway house

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Liberation Programs
(203) 869-1349
55 Old Field Point Road
Greenwich, CT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Viewpoint Recovery Program
(203) 356-1053
104-106 Richmond Hill Avenue
Stamford, CT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

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Liberation Programs Inc
(203) 356-1980
115 Main Street
Stamford, CT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents
Language Services
Spanish

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Saint Vincents Catholic Med Ctr of NY
(914) 925-5536
275 North Street
Harrison, NY
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men

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Halfway Houses of Westchester Inc
(914) 946-0949
14 Longview Avenue
White Plains, NY
Services Provided
Halfway house

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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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