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What are opioids? | Opioid Addiction Treatment Services

Opioids – which are also sometimes called Opiates – are a family of drugs that have morphine-like effects, with their primary medical application being pain relief. Doctors and dentists may prescribe opioids to people with acute or chronic pain resulting from disease, surgery, or injury. In addition, some opioids such as methadone and buprenorphine have been found to successfully help treat addiction to other opioids, such as prescription pain pills and heroin.

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Q: What types of drug addiction will you treat?

We exclusively focus our efforts on treating opioid addictions (although the  services our patients receive meaningfully contribute to their recovery from other substances of abuse as well). Some commonly known opioids are  prescription pain medications such as: OxyContin, Vicodin, Percocet, hydrocodone, Codeine and morphine to name but a few. Approximately 85% of our patients are […]

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Words From Our Patients:

Before going to the BHG clinic and beginning methadone treatment and counseling sessions my life had no hope. I was using drugs of all sorts and doing things I thought I never would see myself do. I thought there was no answer to my problem (addiction). I lost all control of my life. I am […]

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