Patient education is an important part of successful relationships with your provider and other members of your health care team. We want all of our patients to be informed and knowledgeable about opiates, a group of drugs used for treating pain. They are derived from opium which comes from the poppy plant. Opiates go by a variety of names including opiates, opioids, and narcotics. Your health care team appreciates your understanding, cooperation and support as we work to address drug abuse and save lives in Pennsylvania.
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