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Opiates. Kendell Hodgden. defines/describes opiates. referred to as narcotics a group of drugs which are used medically to relieve pain have a high potential for abuse opium, morphine, heroin, and codeine

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opiates

Opiates

Kendell Hodgden

defines describes opiates
defines/describes opiates
  • referred to as narcotics
  • agroup of drugs which are used medically to relieve pain
  • have a high potential for abuse
  • opium, morphine, heroin, and codeine
  • Opiate describes any of the narcotic opioid alkaloids found in opium. These alkaloids come from the sap of the opium poppy.
identifies types of opiates
identifies types of opiates
  • Natural opiates- alkaloids contained in the resin of the opium poppy
  • Semi-synthetic opioids- created from the natural opiates
  • Fully synthetic opioids
  • Endogenous opioid peptides, produced naturally in the body, such as endorphins, enkephalins, dynorphins, and endomorphins.
list of the names of prescription and illicit opiates
list of the names of prescription and illicit opiates
  • Morphine
  • Codeine
  • Hydrocodone
  • Oxycodone
  • Methadone
  • Fentanyl
  • Meperidine
list of street names for opiates
list of street names for opiates

Brand names

Street names

Captain Cody

Cody

Schoolboy

Doors & Fours

Pancakes & Syrup

Loads

M

Miss Emma

Monkey

White Stuff

Demmies

Pain killer

Fiorionalwith Codeine

Robitussin A-C

Tylenol with Codeine

Empirinwith Codeine

Roxanol

Duramorph

Demerol

therapeutic uses of prescription opiates
therapeutic uses of prescription opiates
  • used to control pain but are also used to control coughs and diarrhea
  • Used as anesthesia
  • Morphine and Heroin are routinely prescribed as a painkiller
physiological effects from the abuse of opiates both primary effects and secondary or side effects
physiological effects from the abuse of opiates,both primary effects and secondary or side effects.
  • Hyperalgesia- heightened pain sense
  • Digestion issues
  • Dehydration problems in the body and on the skin
  • Gingivitis and cavities
  • Etc…
withdrawal effects from opiates
withdrawal effects from opiates
  • Low energy, Irritability, Anxiety, Agitation, Insomnia
  • Runny nose, watery eyes
  • Hot and cold sweats, Goose bumps
  • Yawning
  • Muscle aches and pains
  • Abdominal cramping
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
health risks of the abuse of opiates
health risks of the abuse of opiates.
  • injectable drug use has been linked with the HIV virus that leads to AIDS
  • Heart damage
  • Arthritis
  • Cant think clearly
  • Cant make good decisions
  • Scarred veins
treatment approaches to opiate abuse and dependence
treatment approaches to opiate abuse and dependence.
  • Medications used to treat symptoms:
    • Suboxone, Subutex (buprenorphine)
    • Revia(naltrexone)
    • Methadone
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an individual or group activity/exercise that helps the client reflect on their drug experience and is designed to promote treatment/recovery.

  • “Colonial Management Group, LP (CMG) understands the difficulties of the social stigma associated with being addicted and we believe an independent and constructive lifestyle is attainable. Our priority is to stabilize each patient, individually, by providing medically monitored treatment combined with psychosocial rehabilitation services in our safe and clinically supportive environment. This allows the patient to make positive changes in their lives in an atmosphere of dignity and respect in a therapeutic and appropriate time frame for each individual.”(CMG)
resources
Resources
  • Opioid Types. (n.d.). THE MEDICAL NEWS | from News-Medical.Net - Latest Medical News and Research from Around the World. Retrieved April 22, 2013, from http://www.news-medical.net/health/Opioid-Types.aspx
  • List Of Opiate Prescriptions | LIVESTRONG.COM. (n.d.). LIVESTRONG.COM - Lose Weight & Get Fit with Diet, Nutrition & Fitness Tools | LIVESTRONG.COM. Retrieved April 22, 2013, from http://www.livestrong.com/article/69026-list-opiate-prescriptions/
  • Long-Term Health Risks of Opiate Addiction - Axis Residential Treatment - Drug Rehab Treatment Center. (n.d.). Drug Rehab at Axis Residential Treatment . Retrieved April 22, 2013, from http://www.axisresidentialtreatment.com/opiate-addiction/long-term-health-risks
  • Opiates - Narcotics: Addiction, Withdrawal and Recovery Facts. (n.d.). Addictions and Recovery.org - Relapse Prevention and Coping Skills. Retrieved April 22, 2013, from http://www.addictionsandrecovery.org/opiates-narcotics-recovery.htm
  • Opioid Brand & Street Names, Pain Medication Abuse & Addiction: Foundation for a Drug Free World. (n.d.). Drug Free World: Substance & Alcohol Abuse, Education & Prevention. Retrieved April 22, 2013, from http://www.drugfreeworld.org/drugfacts/prescription/opioids-and-morphine-derivatives.html
  • Physical Effects of Drug Addiction - Axis Residential Treatment. (n.d.). Drug Rehab at Axis Residential Treatment . Retrieved April 22, 2013, from http://www.axisresidentialtreatment.com/drug-addiction/effects/