Opioid Use Disorder

Warning Signs & Symptoms

  • Difficulty in controlling use
  • A strong desire or sense of compulsion to take the substance
  • Sedation
  • Euphoria – feeling high
  • Shallow or slow breathing
  • Small pupils
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Itching or flushed skin
  • Constipation
  • Slurred speech
  • Confusion or poor judgment

 

Opioid use disorder is more common than many people think. Addiction to opioids is a serious public health problem with potentially devastating consequences.

Maintenance medications, along with counseling, can improve the chances of success to break free from opioid use and help you or your loved one stay on the road to recovery.

 

If you are ready to take control of your life and want to overcome your opioid use disorder, please call 2nd Chance today.

Author
Sana Khan

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