Understanding Withdrawal

There are a variety of ways by which a person tries a drug and ultimately becomes addicted. The opioid epidemic has some roots in prescription medication by doctors and dentists who offer pain medication; unfortunately, sometimes a patient keeps using the medication, seeks more and may eventually turn to street heroin. Regardless of the progression, people who become dependent on opiates suffer withdrawal when they cut back or stop using.

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