The difference between opiates and opioids, the various types, and their effects

What Are Opiates

What is an opiate? Where do they come from? What types of opiates/opioids are there? What is the difference between an opiate and an opioid?

Types of Opioids

Each page contains information about the opioid's chemistry, history, legality, and medical and pharmaceutical uses.

Effects of Opioids

Short term effects(common, uncommon, rare/overdose); long-term effects; effects of IV opioid use.

Where do calls go?

For those seeking addiction treatment for themselves or a loved one, our OpiateAddictionResource.com 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 OpiateAddictionResource.com, 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 OpiateAddictionResource.com that is dependent upon whether you enter treatment, or which treatment provider you ultimately choose.