Opiate/Opioid Addiction Treatment in New Jersey

We provide opiates withdrawal treatment in NJ at Avatar Residential Detox & Recovery Center. There are several ways to safely detox from opiates and experience little to no withdrawal symptoms.

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Opiate Drug Detox Program at Avatar


Opioid Addiction Treatment in NJ

Opioids are psychoactive substances that include heroin, codeine, hydromorphone hydrochloride, morphine, oxycontin, and methadone. Chronic users of these drugs can develop an incapacitating form of dependence. Opiate or opioid detox involves withdrawal symptoms that are curable but, dangerous if not taken care of properly.

Opioid Withdrawal Treatment in NJ

When detoxing from opioids including oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, and morphine, substance abusers experience highly uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms. The length of time it takes to detox from opioids depends on drug intake and the level of dependence. Some effects of withdrawal can result in serious health complications. It is essential to be supervised by medical professionals.

Opiate/Opioid Withdrawal Process Early Stages of Withdrawal

Symptoms can begin around six to thirty hours after you stop taking the drug during the early stages. You may experience the following symptoms during these early stages of withdrawal:

  • Body Aches
  • Anxiety or Irritability
  • Tiredness
  • Sweating
  • Muscle Pain
  • Trouble Sleeping
Signs and Symptoms

Later Stages of Withdrawal

Symptoms are typically at the worst after 72 hours of the last drug intake. Additionally, withdrawal symptoms can become more severe during this time. As one of the top-tier Opiate detox centers, Avatar offers professional help for safe and rapid opiate detox. The user may also experience new symptoms at this later stage of withdrawal, such as:

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Chills
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach Pains

Opioid Withdrawal Treatment in NJ at Avatar Residential Detox Center

Opioid withdrawal is a complex process. It includes both cognitive and physical symptoms that need to be addressed. Sometimes people attempt to rely on home remedies such as detoxing kits and detox drinks for opioid withdrawal. They often voluntarily switch to a modern and medically supervised opioid detox treatment. There are several ways to safely detox from opiates and experience little to no withdrawal symptoms. For instance, some complementary therapies, such as yoga, equine therapy, and earthing therapy, can make symptoms less severe and shorten the withdrawal process. At Avatar Residential Detox Center, we offer medication-assisted treatment, a combined program of medication, individual or group counseling, and behavioral therapies to treat opioid use disorder and help you sustain long-term recovery.

What Helps When Detoxing from Opiates?

Detoxification symptoms from opiates can be not only uncomfortable but also life-threatening. Therapeutic care and the most modern medications are available at Avatar to help you successfully treat withdrawal symptoms, refrain from opiates, and prevent relapses.


We utilize the following medicines for evidence-based Medication-Assisted Treatment:


Designed to immediately reverse opioid overdose, life-saving if administered in time.

Clonidine Hydrochloride

Medication is used to rapidly reduce the side effects of opiate withdrawal, anxiety, and stress.


The prescription is used for the prevention of withdrawal symptoms, opioid maintenance, and pain management.


Reduces and suppresses opioid cravings and aids in preventing relapse.

We understand beginning treatment can feel overwhelming, which is why we make it as easy as possible for you to receive the care you need. We offer courtesy transportation for clients who cannot travel to and from our facility. Contact us today at (877) 209-1600 to begin your journey towards long-term recovery!