Withdrawal From Drugs – Alcohol Treatment
Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms
- Parent Category: Rehab
- Category: Withdrawal From Drugs
- Written by Stop Admin
When a person is withdrawing from an opiate they will be extremely uncomfortable and sick. They will be depressed and not motivated to do anything that they need to do in their daily lives such as go to school, go to their job, or take care of their kids. They have become so dependant on the drug that doing anything while not high literally becomes an impossible task due to their physical state if they do not get the drug they are addicted to first.
Opiates are one of, if not the most common drug abused by drug addicts in the world. Five countries in
The fact remains that the sale of drugs, whether distributed legally through prescriptions, or sold on the black market, is an extremely profitable enterprise. Doctors get kick backs from the pharmaceutical companies for selling their drugs, and these corporate titans make campaign donations to politicians who will protect their interests. It seems that it is more profitable to keep people addicted to drugs than to try and help them quit.
Opiate withdrawal symptoms can be so intense that a person would rather go on living as a slave to a drug than to go through a period of withdrawal symptoms. This is the main reason that people continue to get high even when their lives seem to be being destroyed. Many people have experienced the struggle with a family member or a loved one and they cannot understand why the addict would chose to keep going down a path of destruction for such a temporary high. The truth is that the addict needs intense help and someone who has the determination to not give up on them.