WebMD – Symptoms of OUD?

ANSWER

  • Using more of the drugs or using them longer than you intended
  • Can’t control or cut down use
  • Spend lots of time finding drugs or recovering from use
  • Have a strong desire or urge to use
  • Use despite legal or social problems
  • Stop or cut down important activities
  • Use while doing something dangerous, like driving
  • Use despite physical or mental problems
  • Become tolerant — need more of the drug or need to take it more often
  • Have withdrawal — physical symptoms when you try to stop

How Did Opioid Addiction Begin: YouTube Video

SAMHSA

SSCouncil – Helpful Links

Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment: A Research-Based Guide:

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