Addictions often intensify over the holiday season. Family conflicts surface. Loneliness and depression creep in. Stress builds. Yet even in the face of a clear drug or alcohol problem and increasingly troublesome consequences, many people resist getting help.
People addicted to the powerful drugs and medications called opioids typically need treatment in a program aimed at addressing and overcoming the effects of these narcotic substances. However, in some cases, addicts wishing to enter treatment for opioid addiction must wait until spaces in the appropriate programs open up.