Opioid dependence and addiction can happen to anyone. It usually happens by accident.Your doctor understands.
Talk to your doctor about how you can get help, or find a doctor and other support services with the Find Help Directory
Your doctor needs to know all the details of your condition to give you the proper treatment.
If you are already aware of some treatment options, discuss them with your doctor.
It’s good to know what to expect. Ask about the physical symptoms of withdrawal from opioid use.
Review the conversation starters below, fill in any information you can, and bring them to your doctor’s appointment to help get the conversation started.