man explains his opiate withdrawal symptoms to therapist

Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms

Whenever anyone decides to stop taking a drug, there will be withdrawal symptoms. Whether it’s physical symptoms, mental symptoms, or emotional symptoms, there is a reaction to the abrupt cessation of the drug being delivered to your body. Withdrawal is one of the reasons many people are hesitant about quitting doing drugs. They worry about…

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.…