Older gentleman experiencing opiate withdrawal symptoms

Recognizing Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms

According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, doctors and pharmacists dispensed 325,600 opiate prescriptions to Arizona residents last month. Between June 15, 2017, and April 4, 2019, there have 20,350 suspect opioid overdoses in Arizona. As both a physiological and psychological addictive substance, quitting opiates after becoming chemically dependent will induce opiate withdrawal symptoms.…