Examining the Impacts of Opiates on the Brain

Opiates are extremely addictive substances that can have a lasting impact on your brain chemistry. This video from HBO can help you achieve a better understanding of how opiates affect the brain.

The video starts with an explanation of how opiates change your brain’s natural chemistry. Though opiates are powerful pain relievers, those who take prescription opiates can become addicted and eventually experience the numerous physical and emotional effects that come with opiate abuse.


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