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What Are Opioids?
Opioids are a class of painkillers available by prescription. They function by binding to opioid receptors in the brain, which blocks pain signals.
Some Common Types of Prescription Opioids Include:
Why Is Opioid Addiction a Problem?
What Causes Opioid Dependence and Addiction?
What Are the Signs of Opioid Addiction and Abuse?
Who Is at Risk for an Addiction to Opioids?
Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms
How Can You Know Someone Has Overdosed?
Treatment Options for Those With an Addiction to Opioids
Opioid Addiction Treatment Services
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