How Naloxone Works in Treating Opioid Addiction

How Naloxone Works in Treating Opioid Addiction The United States suffered 70,630 overdose deaths in 2019, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. But many, if not all, of those suffering from an opioid overdose, can be saved by the administration of naloxone as soon as an overdose is recognized or even suspected.  EMTs, […]

New Wytheville Treatment Center Combating Substance Abuse

WYTHEVILLE, Va. (WFXR) — A new treatment center in Wytheville is hoping to combat substance abuse. “People are dying. They’re dying from overdose. It happens every day,” said Dr. Margaret Gregorczyk, a physician from SaVida Health. The main concern is opioids. According to the Virginia Department of Health (VDH), more than 1,000 people died of opioid […]

SaVida Health of Southwest Virginia, a Medical Practice for Opioid and Alcohol Addiction, Opens in Wise County, VA

[vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] SaVida Health of Southwest Virginia, a Medical Practice for Opioid and Alcohol Addiction, Opens in Wise County, VA Big Stone Gap, VA (December 2, 2020) – SaVida Health, a leader in outpatient medication-assisted treatment for substance use disorder, opened a new treatment center at 310 Cloverleaf Square, Suite B2, in Big Stone Gap, VA […]

National Recovery Month 2019: The Power of a Strong Support System

National Recovery Month is celebrated every September. Now in its 30th year, this initiative boosts treatment awareness and celebrates the successes of those in recovery. This month is an opportunity to bring visibility to recovery, highlight the effective treatments available, display the strength of support communities, dismantle the stigma surrounding addiction, and bring a message […]

New Jersey Paramedics Can Now Offer Patients Suboxone After Overdose

This is a first for the addiction treatment world. Last month, the New Jersey health commissioner authorized its paramedics to administer the drug buprenorphine (brand name Suboxone) to patients after their overdose had been reversed using the opioid antidote naloxone. This groundbreaking model has two specific goals. The first goal is treating opioid withdrawal symptoms caused […]

Your Recovery Starts Now

Fill out the form below and one of our employees will contact you as soon as possible.