A lot of people out there are addicted to opiate drugs. This could include:
Opium, Thebaine, Papaverine, Heroin, Codeine, Levorphanol, Meperidine, Fentanyl, Hydrocodone, Hydromorphone, Methadone, Morphine, Oxycodone, Propoxyphene, Anexsia, Darvocet, Lorcet, Percocet, Percodan, Roxicet, Tylenol with Codeine, Tylox, Vicodin, Wygesic, Suboxone, Ziconotide.
There are actually more than that. Some of these drugs are what some normal people might think are traditional "drugs" that are taken to get a high, much like heroin or opium. Other opiates are actually pain medication that people took because they had severe pain from some source or another. Either way, all these people have the same thing in common. They are addicted to an opiate drug. The best way you can get an opiate detox is to get help from a drug rehabilitation center. It is a good thing to get help from a detox center because you are surrounded by professional and experienced help and support 24/7. Another thing that is beneficial is that you will not have uncontrolled access to the drug that you are addicted to.
Most likely, if you are addicted to heroin, your opiate detox will be given Suboxone to slowly taper down from your addiction. I forgot to list Suboxone up in the list, because it is also an opiate based drug. It is used as pain medication and also to detox from opiate drugs. Like other opiate drug addictions, the drug rehab center might have you on medication that will help you taper down from your regular drug intake, and try to reduce the amount of withdrawal symptoms you would normally have. On a quick side note, when you find an opiate rehab center and your insurance does not cover it, you should be able to find financing for it. You can either get third party financing, or if you are lucky, you can get financing directly from the rehab treatment center.
Ok, so back to the detox. You should look around for Opiate Detox centers and see what exactly they offer. The popular centers are ones that are in relaxing serene areas like the mountains, some lakes, or even a beach. They want you to be as comfortable as possible when you are trying to recover from an addiction. If need be, you can find a more private detox center. The time that it takes to detox from opiate drugs will depend on some factors. Some will be how long you have been taking the drug for, which drug you have been taking, and how your own body reacts. Every person will have a different reaction with these drugs, so it is good to contact an opiate rehab center and get some specific advice about your own situation. If you are lucky enough, you might be able to take vacation time off from work and avoid telling them your situation if you do not want to make it public.
If you are addicted to any opiate drugs or even if you are taking them now but not addicted, you should get professional advice on how to quit them fast. The longer you take opiate drugs, the harder your addiction will be, and the opiate withdrawals will be more severe when you try to quit. Getting help from people who have helped people detox from opiate drugs should be the first thing you should do. The least you can do is inquire how it works and how they can help you with your opiate detox.