What are opioids and opioid addiction?
Opioids are a type of medicine used to help relieve pain. They lower the number of pain signals your body sends to your brain. They also change how your brain responds to pain.
Click the links below to find out more.
- What are Opioids
- Drug Facts: Opioids
- Drug Facts: Treatment
- Opioids Facts for Teens
- Mind Matters - Body's Response to Opioids
- Effective Treatments - Opioid Abuse