woman experiencing the signs of opiate abuse

Recognizing Signs of Opiate Abuse

Opioids are a class of pain relievers typically prescribed for people experiencing severe pain or after major surgeries. Prescription varieties include oxycontin, Vicodin, and oxycodone. Meanwhile, synthetic and illegal opioids also exist, such as heroin. Beyond their pain-relieving properties, opioids often produce a distinct “high” feeling in users, which means they are greatly responsible for…