Opioid Addiction

What Are Opioids?

Opioids are a class of drugs that are derived from a type of poppy: Papaver Somniferum. P. Somniferum, which is a type of flower. Opium is the raw material that is harvested from these plants, which is then synthesized into morphine and heroin. Opioids are a highly regulated class of drugs. They are prescribed for a range of complaints, but most often are indicated for acute pain.

Types of opioids can include: Hydrocodone, Oxycodone, Heroin, Fentanyl, Morphine, Methadone, and Codeine

Signs Of Opioid Abuse

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Some of the symptoms you’ll notice if someone is addicted to opiates are:

No pain if they are injured
Seeming sedated
Nausea and vomiting
Itching or flushed skin
Slurred speech
Confusion or poor judgment
Social withdrawal
Visits to multiple different doctors

Effects Of Opioid Abuse

Short Term Effects

Dry mouth
Mental fog
Respiratory depression
Dry mouth

Long Term Effects

Weak bones
Increased pain
Increased risk of heart attack
Severe abdominal pain
Hormonal issues
Irregular heartbeat

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Opioid Addiction Treatment Options

You can’t become physically addicted after just one dose. However, for many addicts, it only takes one dose for them to decide that this is their drug of choice. The speed at which the drug can take hold depends much on the method of delivery: ingesting pills, smoking or snorting, or injection. Thus, when answering the question of whether or not opioid addiction is treatable, now you know that answer is yes. All it takes is dedication, patience, and love. If you are addicted to opioids and need to find opioid abuse treatment in Colorado, please call our rehab center today.

What To Look For In An Opioid Rehab

We know the decision in choosing the correct treatment center is an important one. Once you have determined the level of care you or your loved one needs, there are a few factors to consider before making the final decision. With each individual and circumstances varying, consider some of the following:

Gender Specific
Dual Diagnosis
Culture & Values
Therapy Types
Budget & Insurance
Holistic Approaches

Opioid Treatment At Peaks Recovery

A quality treatment center can help you assess and determine the right course of action for your loved one. A full recovery is absolutely possible with the right support system and a plan that gives the addict the tools they need to navigate life post-treatment.

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Comprehensive assessment
Detailed treatment plan
24-hour staffing
Dedicated medical team
Psychiatric support
Medication management
Daily physician visits

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Individual Therapy
Small-Group Sessions
Recreational Therapy
Life Skills Development
Peer Support
12 Step meetings & support
Holistic Healing

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Culinary Team
Transportation in program
Case management & discharge planning
Beautiful campus style living environment
Family support

Opioid Rehab Services

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Drug & Alcohol Detox

Peaks Recovery is medically staffed by a primary care physician, a psychiatrist, and around the clock nursing. The medical team acumen provides the safest medical detox in the state of Colorado.

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Inpatient Rehab For Men

Peaks Recovery is licensed to provide both inpatient and residential drug and alcohol treatment services to adult males. For the duration of programming, clients are in beautiful housing that provides a nurturing environment that promotes personal well-being and recovery.

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Dual Diagnosis

Mental health issues or “Co-occurring Disorders” are commonly associated with Substance Abuse and Addiction. Peaks Recovery is a complete Dual Diagnosis Addiction Treatment Facility so recovery can encompass the individual as a whole.


Peaks Recovery Centers exclusive approach to inpatient treatment empowers men to leave drugs and alcohol behind them. Whether you are looking for alcohol rehab, drug rehab, our rehab program helps individuals learn and invest in new life practices, therefore they can restore and reclaim their lives.

If you are interested in Peaks Recovery Centers for yourself or a loved one, please don’t hesitate to call or fill out our form today.

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