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Opiate Detox Valley Village CA

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.

Studio 12 Private Alcohol and Drug
(818) 761-7374
12406 Magnolia Boulevard
Valley Village, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient

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Twin Town Treatment Centers
(818) 985-0560
6180 Laurel Canyon Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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Action Family Counseling Inc
(818) 763-9556
11372 Ventura Boulevard
Studio City, CA
Hotline
(800) 367-8336
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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Western Pacific Med Corp
(818) 989-1996
14332 Victory Boulevard
Van Nuys, CA
Hotline
(818) 989-1996
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women
Language Services
Arabic, Spanish

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Western Pacific Med Corp
(818) 506-4455
11321 Camarillo Street
North Hollywood, CA
Hotline
(818) 506-4455
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women
Language Services
Arabic, Spanish

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California People Counseling Center
(818) 943-2726
4928 Lankershim Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
Spanish

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Choice and Change
(818) 786-6632
6308 Woodman Avenue
Van Nuys, CA
Hotline
(818) 786-6632
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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CRI Help Inc
(818) 985-8323
5536 Fulcher Avenue
North Hollywood, CA
Services Provided
Halfway house

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Community Alc and Drug Trt Foundation
(818) 787-4151
14558 Sylvan Street
Van Nuys, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults, Women
Language Services
Romanian, Russian, Spanish

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I-ADARP
(818) 994-7454
6740 Kester Avenue
Van Nuys, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish, Tagalog

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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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