Opiate Detox Jonesborough TN

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.

James H Quillen VAMC
(423) 926-1171x2762
Sidney and Lamont Streets
Mountain Home, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient

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Comprehensive Community Services
(423) 928-6581
321 West Walnut Street
Johnson City, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Frontier Health Inc
(423) 639-1104
401 Holston Drive
Greeneville, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Comprehensive Community Services
(423) 349-4070
6145 Temple Star Road
Kingsport, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Men

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Professional Care Services of
(901) 465-9831
12615 South Main Street
Somerville, TN
Hotline
(800) 353-9918
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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Frontier Health Inc
(423) 232-2600
106 East Watauga Avenue
Johnson City, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

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Frontier Health Inc
(423) 232-4130
900 Buffalo Street
Johnson City, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Gays and Lesbians, Seniors/older adults

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Indian Path Medical Center
(423) 857-7000
2300 Pavilion Drive
Kingsport, TN
Hotline
(800) 366-1132
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults, Women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Data Provided by:
Comprehensive Community Services
(423) 639-7777
124 Austin Street
Greeneville, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Quinco Mental Health Center
(731) 967-8803
335 West Church Street
Lexington, TN
Hotline
(800) 467-2515
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents
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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