Opioid Abuse

What is opioid abuse? Find information and statistics regarding the epidemic of opioid abuse in North America. Find out what the cause is behind the rapid rise in opioid abusers during the last two decades, and find out who is abusing.

Opioid Dependence

How does a person develop an opioid dependance? Find out why do some people have an increased risk of developing a dependance to opioid drugs and the various factors that contribute to this increased risk.

Opioid Addiction

What is the difference between opioid addiction and opioid dependance? Discover how dependance leads to addiction, the role that tolerance plays in the cycle of opiate addiction, and what makes it so hard for an addict to break free of this cycle for good.

Opioid Withdrawal

What is the cause and what are the common symptoms of opioid withdrawal? Learn about post-acute withdrawal syndrome (PAWS) and some of the common treatments that can help provide some relief from certain symptoms.

Signs of Opioid Addiction

How would you know if friend or loved one was abusing opioids? Today, the majority of opioid addicts do not fit the stereotype of the typical drug addict. Find out some of the common warning signs that could signal someone is abusing or addicted to opioids.

Where do calls go?

For those seeking addiction treatment for themselves or a loved one, our helpline is a private, convenient solution.

Calls to any general helpline (non-facility specific 1-8XX numbers) for your visit will be answered by an admissions representative of Treatment Management Company, a paid sponsor of, to help determine whether their treatment programs are an option for you.

Calls to any specific treatment center listed within our directory are answered directly by those facilities.

Our helpline is offered at no cost to you and carries no obligation to enter into treatment. No commission or other fee is ever paid to that is dependent upon whether you enter treatment, or which treatment provider you ultimately choose.