The opioid epidemic was declared a “Public Health Emergency”, bringing with it a call for more education. Learning about, and understanding drug abuse, is an important part of recovery. Those suffering from addiction, and their family members, need information about available treatment options.
As the death toll rises from the current opioid epidemic, and the astounding statistics continue to garner more and more attention, healthcare institutions and doctors are quickly rewriting their opioid prescribing protocols.
Opioid withdrawal refers to the range of symptoms that occur after stopping or dramatically decreasing opioid drugs after habitual use.