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 Nashville, TN.

Spring Forward: Overcome Opioid Addiction

By | 2019-05-05T13:30:43+00:00 April 26th, 2019|A Clean Life, Opioid Addiction|

Spring Forward: Overcome Opioid Addiction Now is the time to take the bold steps towards recovery if you are struggling with opioid dependence or addiction. When you take a walk outside this time of year you see new or renewed life all around you. You have a better outlook when you see that

The Opioid Epidemic: How did we get here?

By | 2019-05-05T13:31:12+00:00 April 1st, 2019|A Clean Life, Drug Recovery, Opioid Addiction|

The Opioid Epidemic: How Did We Get Here? America is in the midst of an opioid drug epidemic. Drug overdose is the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 50. The majority of these deaths involve opioids. The National Safety Council finds that the odds of dying from an opioid

Increasing Energy During Recovery

By | 2019-05-05T13:31:41+00:00 March 19th, 2019|A Clean Life, Drug Recovery, Opioid Addiction|

Increasing Energy During Recovery It is not uncommon to experience low energy during the first few months after opioid detox. One reason patients may experience low energy after detox is that the body is not producing dopamine. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that allows us to feel happiness and pleasure and is important in

Get Help Now For Opioid Addiction

By | 2019-05-05T13:32:11+00:00 March 18th, 2019|Drug Recovery, Opioid Addiction|

Get Help Now For Opioid Addiction We hear quite often in the news about the opioid crisis, opioid addiction, and sadly most have lost a friend or family member due to opioid overdose. However those who suffer from opioid addiction rarely get help. It is estimated that only 10% of people who need

Oxycodone Addiction

By | 2019-05-05T13:32:44+00:00 February 19th, 2019|Drug Recovery, Opioid Addiction|

Oxycodone Addiction Oxycodone is a powerful prescription drug that gives much needed relief to many suffering from painful short term and chronic conditions. The downside is this prescription painkiller can be very dangerous as it can be quickly habit forming and addictive. Oxycodone, also known under the brand names of Oxycontin and Percocet,

Oxycodone And Its Effects On The Body

By | 2019-05-05T13:33:18+00:00 February 17th, 2019|Drug Recovery, Opioid Addiction|

Oxycodone And Its Effects On The Body Oxycodone is a powerful opioid drug used to relieve moderate to severe pain. It is one of the most commonly abused drugs because it is one of the most addictive drugs available by prescription. Oxycodone is prescribed to patients who are recovering from a major surgery,

Worried A Loved One Is Addicted To Opioids?

By | 2019-05-05T13:29:40+00:00 January 10th, 2019|Opioid Addiction, Signs of Drug Abuse|

Worried A Loved One Is Addicted To Opioids? How To Help Them Get Treatment It is well known that we are in a national opioid crisis. Prescription and illegal opioids are abused because they are so highly addictive and it is destroying families throughout the US. Maybe you see changes in your loved

Signs Of Hydrocodone Addiction

By | 2019-05-05T13:34:37+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 | 2019-05-05T13:35:06+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 | 2019-05-05T13:36:45+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