Opioid Pain Medication

And how it can affect you

What are Opioids?

Opioids are prescribed pain killers that doctors give you after surgeries to relieve intense pain. Doctors often prescribed opioids to relieve pains after surgeries

Law on Opioid Pain Medication

In 2006, President Bush signed Bill H.R.6344 into law. This allows physicians who have been certified to prescribe certain drugs for the treatment of opioid dependence

Rehabilitation for Opioids

Opioid treatment centers have been established across the country to help people dealing with opioid addiction. Opioid rehab programs use either an inpatient (also known as residential) or outpatient model. As an inpatient, the individual lives at the treatment facility and receives around-the-clock care