oxycontin addiction

5 Signs of Oxycontin Addiction

OxyContin is a prescription opioid medication that doctors may use during the treatment of chronic moderate to severe pain. When you use it only as your doctor directs, OxyContin can help you lead a more productive life by mitigating chronic pain. However, just like other prescription painkillers, it comes with a risk for addiction that…

signs of painkiller abuse

Common Signs of Painkiller Abuse

When a person receives a prescription for painkillers from their doctor, they may have a false sense of safety taking them as desired. However, it is essential that people only prescription painkillers according to their doctor’s instructions and only for as long as necessary. Many people have developed painkiller addiction after taking their prescription medication…

man showing signs of long term effects of opiates

Long-Term Effects of Opiates

Opiates have serious, long-term effects that may impact a person’s life even when they want to stop using the drugs. At Serenity House Detox Houston, we know that opioid abuse becomes overwhelming, but it’s difficult to control. At our opiate detox center, we work with our clients to help them overcome withdrawal and move forward with treatment…