Mental HealthSymptoms

6 Signs That You Might Be Addicted to Opioids


What to know

1. Preoccupation with your prescription

2. Needing more to feel the effects

3. Loss of control

4. Risk-taking

5. Harm to personal and professional life

6. Inability to quit

Where to find help



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