opioids vs.narcotics

Opioids vs. Narcotics

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: July 18, 2021 Updated: July 28, 2021 If you or a loved one is dealing with a substance abuse disorder, it is important to use the correct language as often as possible. Word choice can sometimes determine whether a person is willing to attend substance abuse treatment. The word…

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How Long Do Prescription Drugs Stay in Your System?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Author Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD Dr. Merle Dean Williamson, MD read more Published: June 4, 2021 Updated: August 18, 2021 When it comes to drug use in the United States, the primary concern used to be substances like cocaine, marijuana, and heroin. But in recent decades, prescription drug addiction…

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Opiate Withdrawal Timeline

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: December 15, 2020 Updated: August 18, 2021 In recent years, opiate addiction has become one of the largest growing concerns for people living in the United States. Opiate prescriptions are incredibly easy to come by, whether from a physician, co-worker, or even a neighbor. However, many people don’t realize…

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Opiate Recovery Timeline

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: October 5, 2020 Updated: January 19, 2021 Before entering treatment, many people want to know what an opiate recovery timeline looks like. While there are some ways to pinpoint a timeline, it’s important to remember that your addiction didn’t form overnight. Recovery is the same. It’s an ongoing process…

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OxyContin vs Oxycodone

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: January 14, 2020 Updated: January 23, 2020 Millions of people in the United States abuse physician-prescribed opiate medications every day. Opiate abuse affects nearly everyone in the country in one way or another, whether directly or through loved ones. When discussing opiate addiction, it’s essential to know the difference…

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Is Percocet Addictive?

By Crestview Recovery Crestview Recovery Published: May 26, 2019 Updated: February 19, 2021 Many people want to know is Percocet addictive. However, why is this the case? One reason is that Percocet is a very common drug that doctors prescribe. Another reason is that drug companies promote Percocet as being less addictive than other opioid…