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7 Signs of Opiate Withdrawal

Natural opiates are derived from the opium poppy and are used to stop pain and give people euphoric experiences. Unfortunately, the United States is facing an opiate crisis. Natural opiates like morphine and synthetic opioids like OxyContin contribute to overdoses and death every day. An opiate detox center is the safest way to detox and…

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Oxycodone vs. Heroin: Which Is Worse?

Oxycodone Vs. Heroin When it comes to Oxycodone and heroin, many people question which is one worse. The assumption is that heroin is worse. Doctors prescribe oxycodone, and heroin is bought on the street. However, are they really that different? No matter the opiate, at Atlanta Detox Center, our opioid addiction treatment program can help…

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What to Expect in an Opiate Addiction Treatment Center

The terms opiates and opioids are often used interchangeably, and many people seem to think that they are the same type of drug. There are many similarities, making it easy to understand why the two terms are often used together. There are distinct differences between opiates and opioids, leading some people to wonder what they…