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Opioid and Opiate
Treatment in Orange County

You may be reluctant to seek help if you have an opiate or opioid addiction problem. That’s normal. Our clients often come to us with doubts about the effectiveness of the treatment, believing that there will be no understanding of their problems.

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Opioids are pain medications that are prescribed and given to patients. They slow down your body's response to pain by suppressing pain receptors in the brain. Opioids are mostly used by doctors to reduce pain in patients undergoing dental operations, surgeries, or accidents, as well as in those suffering from chronic diseases such as cancer. Long-term use has been linked to the development of opioid addiction.

When used properly, opioids are completely safe. If taken in excess of the appropriate dosage or for a longer period of time than prescribed by the doctor.


 Opiate Addiction


Many people associate addiction with a long-term condition of persistent preoccupation. During this time, what began as an unexpected and welcome bliss became something one couldn't live without while pursuing the sensation of the initial high, which could never be re-acquired. Opiate addiction is typically the result of an evil twist that turns into an endless at-all-cost quest.


This persistent reliance is defined by doctors as an overwhelming desire for a substance, out-of-control and compulsive usage of the substance, and continued use despite ongoing, detrimental repercussions. Opioids are highly addictive due to the immediate gratification they provide by activating potent reward regions in the brain.


Endorphins, the brain's feel-good neurotransmitters, are released when you take opioids. Endorphins reduce pain perception and increase pleasure, resulting in a brief but profound sense of well-being. When the effect's dosage wears off, the user craves those ecstatic feelings again, and fast. This is the first step on the road to a possible chronic obsession.


Symptoms of Opioid & Opiate Addiction


Opioid addiction is similar to addiction to other misused substances. The victims will almost always exhibit particular behaviors, and their emotional balances will most likely shift. For example, if you have a strong desire to use the drug even when you are not on medicine, this could indicate that you are becoming addicted.


You'll also know you're hooked if you're going to many doctors in order to receive a larger dose of the medicine. This is in addition to other indicators such as spending a significant amount of time and money merely to obtain the medication.

Detox and Withdrawal from Opiates and Opioids
Opiates are drugs derived from the opium poppy that are extremely strong and highly addictive. Opiates, which are commonly snorted, smoked, or injected, provide a powerful high that lasts a few hours depending on the amount. With slurred speech, a dry tongue, and pinpoint pupils, the user appears to be drugged.

Opiates are drugs derived from the opium poppy that are extremely strong and highly addictive. Opiates, which are commonly snorted, smoked, or injected, provide a powerful high that lasts a few hours depending on the amount. With slurred speech, a dry tongue, and pinpoint pupils, the user appears to be drugged.

Ongoing heroin usage leads to skin abscesses, heart infections, liver damage, and addiction. Tremors, cramps, vomiting, bone pain, and convulsions are all symptoms of opiate detox and withdrawal.

Withdrawal should be monitored by a physician. Natural drugs derived from the Papaver Somniferum Poppy Plant are known as opiates. Detox and withdrawal from opiates can be quite difficult.

Morphine, Codeine, and Thebaine are the three primary opiates. Thebaine is the only one of the three that isn't utilized as a pain reliever in its natural state. Natural opiates, as well as semi-synthetics and pure synthetics, are referred to as opioids.

A semi-synthetic opioid starts with a natural opiate-like morphine or codeine, which is then combined and processed to create a new and more potent narcotic like heroin or buprenorphine.


A natural opiate is never used in the manufacture of a fully synthetic opioid. Pure synthetics are a mix of chemicals and procedures that produce very strong narcotics like methadone and fentanyl that imitate the effects of opiates.


Opiate detox is a process that involves the removal of opiates from the body.


We understand that opiate addiction is a disease, and that each person's path is unique. Neither the addiction nor the treatment process can be described in a one-size-fits-all manner. Each person's recovery is a unique and intricate system that changes over time. Every detox clinic should allow for the incorporation of both fresh and old ideas into the healing process. This includes a wide range of doctors and specialists that can help with everything from opioid addiction to depression.


We do not claim to have the only effective addiction treatment strategy. Our program combines the best medical care available with the most up-to-date techniques and treatments, providing our customers a realistic possibility of recovery.


All organ systems require adequate hydration. The body's natural cleansing process includes hydration. Water makes up around 60% of an adult's body weight. As a result, sufficient hydration is required for the normal functioning of all internal mechanisms and processes.


Hydration aids in the natural healing process of the body. Regardless of the drug being detoxed, hydration is the most critical aspect in any natural detoxification regimen.


Proper nutrition provides the body with the energy it requires for all bodily functions, including the immune system, to perform at their best. Opiate users, for example, are more likely to consume high-sugar foods such as Hershey bars, ice cream, Pepsi, and Skittles. The majority of opiate users are malnourished and have a weakened immune system. To promote a rapid recovery, we enhance our client's diet with appropriate vitamin and mineral supplements.


Many detoxification facilities disregard sleep disorder therapy. This oversight is a big blunder.


Anxiety is reduced by sleeping. The body's natural healing process is aided by sleep. The immune system of the body is replenished by sleep. Insomnia is a prevalent fear that may deter some opiate addicts from seeking treatment and cause others to drop out too soon.


The causes, hazards, and effects of addictive behaviors are revealed through counseling. Clients are given the security they need to address concerns they would otherwise avoid by being placed in a private and safe atmosphere. Clients can express some of their difficulties in this type of environment, including some that have been suppressed for years. This allows their minds to reset and helps them recover a sense of balance.

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Withdrawal Symptoms

  • Nausea

  • Anxiety

  • Cold Sweats

  • Back Ache

  • Restless Leg Syndrome  (The term “Kicking” comes from this symptom)

  • Insomnia

  • Diarrhea

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Several Approaches to Treatment


Get Help Today at Our Mission Viejo Opiate & Opioid Rehab



Inpatient and outpatient opiate and opioid rehab centers offer the best treatments and therapies. It’s been seen that the most successful treatment route is to attend an alcohol rehab center like ours in Orange county.

For anyone who wishes to escape work, school, or toxic relationships, alcohol treatment program at our Mission Viejo Rehab Center is the perfect solution. Treatment has the advantage of allowing our patients to concentrate completely on their recovery.

Treatment at JRV Recovery emphasizes treating the whole person. In Holistic methods, you can do anything from eating a nutritious diet and exercising to meditating and doing yoga. Individuals in recovery who are physically and psychologically strong will be able to deal with triggers in a calm, introspective manner and not be directed by emotions towards old habits.

Throughout their stay at JRV, patients will eat, sleep, attend 12-Step meetings, and participate in fun outings while under the supervision of our expert staff. Get the help you need and for more information, contact our Admissions team today.

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