Opium Infographic

Last Edited: February 26, 2020

Patricia Howard, LMFT, CADC

Clinically Reviewed
Andrew Lancaster, LPC, MAC

All of the information on this page has been reviewed and certified by an addiction professional.

Opium is a highly-addictive Narcotic that derives from the seed pod of the Opium poppy. Though pure Opium is rarely abused in the United States, it is the basis and direct source all Opiates, which include codeine, morphine, hydrocodone, oxycodone and heroin. Visit the Opium Page for more information.