What makes opiate addiction unique and so difficult to manage is where opiate receptors are found in the brain. The “survival” section of your brain—the part that tells you to eat and drink to stay alive—is also the area affected by opiates. Opiate addiction specifically (and successfully) convinces your brain that you need opiates to survive. Once you’ve reached this stage of physical dependence, if you try to stop using you will experience withdrawal symptoms similar to what you would experience if you tried to go without food or water. This reality—the strength of the opiate addiction—is what led to the Opioid Epidemic. Opiate Specialist will assist and give you HOPE and Direction with getting you help..