When to Be, Hurts Too Much
Self-Medicating Emotional Pain With Opioids
There are many different reasons why people start using opioids. Regardless of how it starts, this type of drug has tremendous capabilities for masking emotional distress. People suffering from trauma, depression, and anxiety become the perfect victims for the claws of opioid addiction.
It Gives and It takes
Opioid addiction slowly takes everything you have, including your life. Opioids affect decision-making abilities. Continued opioid use changes the structure and function of your brain, causing issues such as
- Ability to control behaviors
- Memory impairment
- Reduces decision-making skills
- Emotional roller-coaster
- Lack of ability to plan and maintain goals
Fentanyl Deaths Continue to Climb in the U.S.
Opioid User Disorder(OUD)
A Medical Condition Defined by Not Being Able to Abstain From Opioid Use
Although OUD is often mistakenly understood as a character flaw, it is, in fact, a medical and treatable condition. Integrated programs offering medical detox, emotional evaluation and recovery planning have higher success rates than long term rehabs. EFFECTIVE DRUG TREATMENT DOES NOT HAVE TO BE LENGTHY NOR IN A GROUP SETTING.
Things to consider when seeking effective opioid use disorder treatment.
Three Major Components
- Mental health
- Physical health
- Dependency history
Opioid Use Disorder is REVERSIBLE.
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