Opiate Detox Sugar Land TX

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.

Fort Bend Regional Council on
(281) 207-2400
10435 Greenbough Street
Stafford, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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TRS Behavioral Care Inc
(281) 207-2425
10435 Greenbough Street
Stafford, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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S and S Counseling Svs and Assc Inc
(281) 342-1045
301 South 9th Street
Richmond, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Toxicology Associates Inc
(713) 271-0067
6910 Bellaire Boulevard
Houston, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Adult Rehabilitation Services
(713) 541-4422
6624 Hornwood Street
Houston, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Wholistic Counseling Services Inc
(281) 403-0838
2503 South Main Street
Stafford, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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S and S Counseling Svs and Assc Inc
(713) 981-0922
9000 West Bellfort Street
Houston, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Spirit Mind and Body
(713) 988-4878
6776 SW Freeway
Houston, TX
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
Language Services
Spanish

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West Oaks Hospital Inc
(713) 995-0909
6500 Hornwood Drive
Houston, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Odyssey House Texas Inc
(713) 726-0922
5629 Grapevine Street
Houston, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, 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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