Overcoming an addiction to opioids can truly be the biggest hurdle that an individual can face in his or her lifetime. Once an addiction to opioids such as heroin or prescription painkillers develops, an individual can quickly feel as if every facet of his or her life is overtaken by his or her addictive behaviors. Relationships that were once important begin to fall apart, job loss becomes a reality due to poor performance at work, and financial issues become a daily struggle. In addition to the social disruptions that can take place, individuals who find themselves addicted to opioids also must face the physical challenges and dangers that are directly linked to opioid abuse. The longer that an individual abuses opioids, the greater risk that he or she will be faced with fatality due to overdose. There are, however, treatment options available that can help those caught in the grips of an opioid addiction.
By taking part in the comprehensive treatment available through Western North Carolina Comprehensive Treatment Centers, patients are able to safely and successfully come to know a life free from the chains of addiction. Our team of experts combines medication assisted treatment with therapeutic interventions to provide patients will an all-inclusive treatment experience. The following benefits have been directly linked to the use of medication assisted treatment for individuals addicted to opioids:
- The symptoms of withdrawal that typically take place after the abuse of opioids has stopped are eliminated which provides patients with the ability to enjoy a productive life.
- Cravings for additional opioid use are alleviated which helps to prevent relapse.
- The medications that are prescribed within treatment are legal prescriptions that are safe when taken as prescribed under the supervision of medical professional.
If you or someone you love is trapped in a cycle of opioid abuse, please contact a Western North Carolina Comprehensive Treatment Center today. Our team of dedicated professionals is here to help you achieve the recovered life that you deserve to be living.