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Opiates

Opiate drugs consist of the narcotic drugs that are used to relieve pain in the medical field.  These drugs come from the opium poppy plant and many, if not all of them have become a tool to get high throughout the drug community.

Throughout history opium has been used for many purposes.

Thousands of years ago people used to drink the opium juice straight from the opium poppy plant early in the morning as a start to their day.  After several hundred years people began smoking opium for ritual purposes and eating the leaves off of the opium poppy plant.  They felt as if the plant was a spiritual guidance.  In more recent years people began using the opium to help people who were dying go into a easier, less painful death by injecting them with opium and poison.  Also, throughout history people were known to use opium as a sleep inducing remedy.

With all of this history, it is strange that opium just now started to actually prove a threat to people globally.  Even though people in remote parts of the world use this drug just like the ancients did, science has proven that recreational use of opium can and will lead to a sooner death.  Opium users today have health issues that they can never recover from and many of them die from disease or side effects of the drugs.

Opiates in modern society should only be used by doctors or by recommendation of a doctor.

These drugs that now include drugs such as Vicodin, Heroin, and Morphine have been proven to be beneficial if needed, but if they are abused they can have fatal side effects.  If you or someone you care for has obtained an addiction to any form of opium, call and speak with one of our opiate addiction treatment professionals today.  We can get you or your loved one on the fast track towards opiate addiction recovery and they can start their life free from the addiction that is ruining their life.