Outpatient Addiction Treatment

Outpatient opioid addiction treatment is an ideal option for people who are motivated to stop abusing opioids, but want a program that offers flexibility. This article will discuss: What is outpatient opioid addiction treatment? Outpatient medication-assisted treatment Common treatment goals Benefits of Outpatient Opioid Addiction Treatment   The Rising Need for Opioid Addiction Treatment In […]

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, […]

What to Know About Mental Health, Addiction and Medication

As of 2018, the National Institute on Drug Abuse reported that nearly 40% of adults suffering from addiction were also diagnosed with an additional mental illness. This is often called a “comorbidity” or “co-occurring” disorder. Medications used to treat some mental health problems can be harmful to addiction recovery. Sometimes, the medications themselves are classified […]

What is Sublocade and how does it help treat opioid addiction?

In 2020, 10 people died of an opioid overdose every hour, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Getting individuals who are addicted to opioids treated for their disease is critical to saving lives all over the country. However, this can be difficult when people are trying to juggle work, childcare, school, […]

How to Talk About Addiction to Your Family and Friends

How to talk about addiction to your family and friends. When you come to terms with your addiction and decide to seek treatment, you probably want to talk to your family and friends about your plans. Understandably, you might feel anxious when you think about talking to your loved ones about your alcohol or opioid […]

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 […]

You Can Transition From Methadone to Suboxone – I’m Living Proof

Getting off methadone can be difficult. When done properly, however, switching from methadone to Suboxone can make for a smart transition plan. People have different reasons for making the switch from methadone to Suboxone. Some of the most common motivations include: A desire to avoid daily clinic visits and long wait times to dose Perceived […]

Suboxone Saved My Life

I grew up believing the lies of addiction stigma. Addiction only happens to bad people. If someone gets hooked on drugs, they can just decide to stop whenever they want. People who come from stable homes don’t need to worry about addiction. Dangerous drugs are sold on the streets by scary-looking dealers. I didn’t have […]

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