The dangers of Opiates

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The dangers of Opiates

Postby TRmom » Tue Oct 04, 2011 4:26 pm

Oxycontin and Oxycodone is an opiate narcotic and a central nervous system depressant. When a person becomes dependent the nerve cells in the brain cease to function normally. People dependent on opiates will say they never meant for it to happen and never wanted to be the way they are lying, stealing, and in constant pain over their dependence of the drug. Addicts are powerless over their addiction in every way. And when people begin to do things they would never do under normal circumstances the addiction is holding them hostage and life spirals completely out of control. Suicide is a desperate attempt to escape suffering that has become unbearable especially during opiate withdrawal symptoms. An addict is so terrified of the horrendous pain of withdrawal they will go to any length to avoid it. Blinded by feelings of hopelessness and isolation a suicidal person can't see any way of finding relief except through death. They wish there was an alternative but they just can't see one. They are not seeking to hurt their loved ones they are only escaping their own pain and suffering. If you know someone dependent on opiates or suspect someone is dependent reach out with intervention. In most cases they will not be able to reach out to you even when they want too. The addiction is so powerful they feel trapped.

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