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How Long Does It Take To Withdraw From Opiates? Opioids are a group of drugs that are used for treating pain. They are derived from opium which comes from the poppy plant. Opioids go by a variety of names including opiates, opioids, and narcotics. The term opiates is sometimes used for close relatives of opium […]

WHAT IS VIVITROL SHOT?   VIVITROL is employed to help in addressing the dependence on alcohol and opioid substances. Opioid and alcohol dependence are chronic, relapsing brain diseases that can be devastating both physically and psychologically. While counseling can help patients work through the psychological aspects of dependence, medical may help address physical changes in […]