Opiate Detox Tampa FL

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.

Tampa Crossroads Inc
(813) 238-5210
5118 North Nebraksa Avenue
Tampa, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Center For Rational Living
(813) 282-1350
1721 North Howard Avenue
Tampa, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Tampa Crossroads Inc
(813) 228-9226
202 West Columbus Drive
Tampa, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Goodwill Outpatient Services
(813) 877-3234
6800 North Dale Mabry Hwy
Tampa, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Portugese, Spanish

Data Provided by:
Drug Abuse Comprehensive Coord Office
(813) 621-1688x249
4424 East Columbus Drive
Tampa, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

Data Provided by:
Tampa Metro Treatment Center
(813) 236-1182
7207 and 7225 North Nebraska Avenue
Tampa, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Agency for Community Trt Services Inc
(813) 879-1649
4403 West Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Tampa, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women
Language Services
Spanish

Data Provided by:
Western Judicial Services Inc
(813) 930-9595
7829 North Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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Project Recovery
(813) 251-8437
305 South Hyde Park Avenue
Tampa, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women
Language Services
Spanish

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Phoenix Houses of Florida
(813) 881-1000
5501 West Waters Avenue
Tampa, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Creole, Spanish

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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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