Opiate Addiction – Part 2: The Nature of Addiction

Opiate Addiction – Part 2:  The Nature of Addicition If you think that you have a problem with opiate dependence, do not lose hope.  There is help for you – and it is not far. As we shared in last week’s blog, opiates are full, partial or synthetic poppy-derivatives frequently prescribed to manage pain.  Unfortunately,

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Opiate Addiction – Part I: The Nature of Opiates

Opiate Addiction – Part I:  The Nature of Opiates At New York Pain Medicine, we know that in some cases, the treatment of chronic or long-term pain has created other unforeseen problems, including the unwanted and potentially life-threatening dependence on medications legally prescribed for pain.  In a three-part series over the coming weeks, we will

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