Symptoms and Treatment of Opiate Addiction

Symptoms and Treatment of Opiate Addiction

Recognizing symptoms – understanding treatment. Opiate overdoses caused 33,000 deaths nationwide in 2015, with a least 24 deaths per month in the state of Utah. These deaths came from the misuse of prescription pain medications as well as the use of illegal narcotic opioids such as heroin. Recognizing the signs and symptoms of opiate addiction and knowing where to seek help are important tools in the fight against opiate overdose deaths.

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The Importance of a 12-Step Program

The Importance of a 12-Step Program

How meetings help battle substance abuse disorder and addiction:

Until an addict seeks treatment, it is a solitary life. Every day is filled with drug seeking, taking, craving and seeking some more. It is a lonely existence. Starting treatment ends that solitary lifestyle and begins a path filled with support that typically includes a 12-step program.

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Staff Members Who Can Relate

Staff Members Who Can Relate

For an addict, entering a treatment facility can be a traumatic experience. For some that have been court ordered to attend, their minds may be filled with anger and resentment over having to go. For some, family or loved ones may have intervened, sometimes strongly encouraging the addict they need help.

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Fight Back Addiction With a Lifetime of Friends

Fight Back Addiction With a Lifetime of Friends

For anyone that’s ever experienced life after recovering from addiction, it is almost immediately clear that support is key to long-term sobriety. Even after a person goes through treatment there are still so many stumbling blocks. Studies within the community suggest that finding a lifetime support system is crucial for long term abstinence.

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The Haven Lagoon Day - Frightmares

The Haven Lagoon Day - Frightmares

Join The Haven - October 22, 2017 at Lagoon's Frightmares!

You get an all day pass discounted for just $47.00 and these passes include an “all you can eat” lunch. Lunch will be served at the pavilion between 1-2pm. There are a limited number of tickets so jump on the opportunity!

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