a young girl learning about opiate withdrawal symptoms from a parent

Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms

Opiates are a class of drugs that includes heroin and prescription pain pills such as codeine, fentanyl, and hydrocodone. The Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality reports that more than 2 million Americans age 12 and older had an opiate use disorder in 2015. Opiate withdrawal symptoms are very likely to arise when those…