Opioid Addiction

Opioid Addiction

What is an opioid addiction? What are the signs and symptoms? How do I get treatment? Do you or a loved one need opiate abuse rehab? We offer opioid abuse rehabilitation, support and drug abuse counseling.

At Addiction Medicine Care A.M.C., we help answer all your questions about opioid addiction, the warning signs, the types of treatment and recovery. We are an office based opioid treatment practice serving any individual who struggles with opiate abuse. Opioid medications such as prescription painkillers (oxycodone, morphine, hydrocodone, codeine, fentanyl and more) or heroin can be treated with our individualized recovery plans.

Get help for yourself, a loved one, a family member or a friend today at Addiction Medicine Care A.M.C. We’re here for you. We believe our comprehensive approach will be the most effective aid in helping overcome the grip of opiate abuse. Learn more about opioid addiction and how to get your life back at Addiction Medicine Care A.M.C. in Columbus, OH and Nashville, TN.

Signs Of Hydrocodone Addiction

By | 2018-12-02T15:08:44+00:00 December 2nd, 2018|Addiction Symptoms, Drug Addiction Rehab Treatment, Opioid Addiction, Signs of Drug Abuse|

Signs Of Hydrocodone Addiction Hydrocodone is an opioid drug commonly prescribed for the treatment of pain and like all opioids, can be highly addictive. Hydrocodone use can turn into abuse, and abuse can quickly spiral into addiction. How Hydrocodone Addiction Happens Hydrocodone interferes with the brain’s pain receptors and reward system. This results

Hydrocodone & Its Effects On The Body

By | 2018-12-02T14:51:42+00:00 December 2nd, 2018|Opioid Addiction, Signs of Drug Abuse|

Hydrocodone & Its Effects On The Body Hydrocodone is the most widely prescribed painkiller in the US. Alarmingly though it has a high rate of abuse, can quickly be addictive, and is a major factor in the opioid crisis. What Is Hydrocodone? Hydrocodone is an opioid prescribed for the management of short-term pain

Fighting The Opioid Crisis With New Legislation

By | 2018-10-23T12:13:08+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|A Clean Life, Drug Recovery, Opioid Addiction|

Fighting The Opioid Crisis With New Legislation We all know someone who has lost a life or had devastating consequences from opioid misuse. Preliminary numbers in 2017 show that in the US we lose more than 131 lives each day to opioid overdose. Congress reached a consensus on legislation, called the Support for

STEPS TO PROTECT YOUR FAMILY FROM OPIOID ABUSE

By | 2018-09-20T01:31:32+00:00 September 20th, 2018|A Clean Life, Opioid Addiction|

Steps To Protect Your Family From Opioid Abuse We all know someone struggling with opioid or heroin addiction. With 142 Americans dying every day from an opioid overdose, drug overdose is now the leading cause of death for Americans under age 50. With these alarming stats, it is of utmost importance to take

Fentanyl and The Opioid Crisis

By | 2018-09-27T16:14:24+00:00 June 17th, 2018|Drug Recovery, Opioid Addiction|

Fentanyl and The Opioid Crisis Even with opioid addiction gaining national attention, overdose death rates from synthetic opioids (other than methadone) have more than doubled.  This in part is a result of illicitly manufactured fentanyl. What is Fentanyl and Why is it Leading the Opioid Crisis? Fentanyl is an opioid prescribed to treat

Opioid Addiction Treatment and Nutrition

By | 2018-06-17T16:28:20+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Drug Addiction Rehab Treatment, Drug Recovery, Opioid Addiction|

Opioid Addiction Treatment and Nutrition Nutrition is not usually considered when a person is thinking of going through opioid or heroin detox and recovery. Good nutrition gives the body the nutrients it needs to help the body and mind recover. We know that effective treatment for opioid addiction consists of medication-assisted treatment, combined

Opioid Addiction Treatment and Exercise

By | 2018-09-27T17:50:49+00:00 May 16th, 2018|A Clean Life, Drug Addiction Rehab Treatment, Opioid Addiction, Sobriety|

Opioid Addiction Treatment and Exercise Opioid addiction can be treated effectively with medication-assisted treatment and counseling. In addition to professional care, exercise is found to be beneficial in opioid detox and the recovery process. Opioid addiction causes havoc with the chemical balance in the brain. As a result, a person who has abused

How To Know If Someone Is Addicted To Opioids

By | 2018-05-16T15:21:19+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Addiction Symptoms, Drug Withdrawal, Opioid Addiction, Signs of Drug Abuse, Substance Abuse|

How To Know If Someone Is Addicted To Opioids More than 115 people in the United states die as a result of an opioid overdose every single day. Opioid addiction from prescription painkillers, heroin and synthetic opioids is a national crisis that affects more than the opioid user With opioid overdoses becoming more

How To Cope With Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms

By | 2018-05-16T15:23:20+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Addiction Symptoms, Drug Addiction Rehab Treatment, Drug Recovery, Drug Withdrawal, Opioid Addiction|

How To Cope With Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms With more than two million Americans dependent on or abusing prescription pain pills and street drugs, opioid addiction is at epidemic levels in the United States. Overcoming opioid addiction requires individualized opioid recovery plans that include medication-assisted treatment and drug addiction counseling. During the recovery process,

Opioid Addiction Medication-Assisted Treatment

By | 2018-09-29T21:09:16+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Drug Addiction Rehab Treatment, Drug Recovery, Opioid Addiction|

Opioid Addiction Medication-Assisted Treatment Opioid addiction has ravaged communities across the country. Recently, President Trump declared the opioid epidemic “a public health emergency.” Those suffering from opioid (prescription pain killers) and heroin addiction find the addiction powerful.  It is very difficult to quit because of the cravings and withdrawal symptoms. Medication-assisted treatment (MAT)