Opiate Detox Durango CO

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.

dba Balance Counseling Services
(970) 799-4238
1239 Main Avenue
Durango, CO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Pathfinder Clinic Inc
(970) 259-6588
3473 Main Avenue
Durango, CO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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BI Incorporated
(303) 832-1144
1630 Welton Street
Denver, CO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Boulder Community Hospital
(303) 441-0400
311 Mapleton Avenue
Boulder, CO
Hotline
(303) 441-0400
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient

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La Trenza Counseling Inc
(303) 287-4106
6332 East 72nd Avenue
Commerce City, CO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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Southwest Colorado Mental Health Ctr
(970) 259-2162
281 Sawyer Drive
Durango, CO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Cortez Addiction Recovery Services Inc
(970) 799-4238
175 Clover
Bayfield, CO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Salvation Army
(970) 242-3119
903 Grand Avenue
Grand Junction, CO
Hotline
(970) 242-3119
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Sobriety House Inc
(303) 722-5746x17
1368 Elizabeth Street
Denver, CO
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women

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Creative Treatment Options
(303) 467-2624
6475 Wadsworth Street
Arvada, CO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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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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