Opioid & Alcohol Treatment News

SaVida Health Opens Two Centers for Opioid Addiction Treatment in Delaware

SaVida Health Opens Two Centers for Opioid Addiction Treatment in Delaware New locations in Newark and Dover to offer a customized, holistic approach to treatment and recovery We are excited to announce the opening of our new opioid and alcohol addiction treatment centers in Delaware.  SaVida Health Dover and SaVida Health Newark will introduce SaVida’s comprehensive, patient-centered addiction treatment services to those struggling with alcohol and opioid addiction. Lear more about our Delaware treatment centers here.


3 Advantages of Suboxone Treatment Over Methadone

3 Advantages of Suboxone Treatment Over Methadone Medication-assisted treatment (MAT), the combination of medications and counseling for treating addiction, is considered the “gold standard” of care for opioid addiction. The two most commonly used medications for treating opioid dependence are buprenorphine-naloxone (Suboxone) and methadone. They suppress withdrawal symptoms and relieve cravings, allowing for a more gradual, controlled recovery process that drastically reduces the risk of relapse. While methadone and Suboxone are both important staples in the management of opioid dependence, there are some striking differences between the two. Let’s look at three potential advantages of Suboxone and how they can impact your treatment.     #1 The Additional Abuse Deterrents Advantages of Suboxone Treatment Over Methadone Methadone is a full opioid agonist, meaning it fully binds to opioid receptors [...]


Patient Paint Night at SaVida Health – Springfield MA

Patient Paint Night at SaVida Health Art has the power to change people’s outlook on life and it enriches their world experience. Every artist knows that putting brush to canvas can be incredibly relaxing, but the benefits to your mental health go far deeper than that. Evidence suggests that creating visual arts can have a profound effect on your mental health and well being. An artist will tell you that there’s nothing more soothing and relaxing than getting into the flow of a good painting. It takes your mind off life’s daily challenges and can have a calming effect that can be compared to meditation. Our Springfield, MA patients and staff thoroughly enjoyed that same peace and relaxation during a recent Patient [...]

Opioid Addiction Purdue Pharma Settlement

Purdue Pharma Reaches $270 Million Settlement With Oklahoma in Opioid Crisis Case

-From NPR As a result of a lawsuit filed by the Oklahoma Attorney General, Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, has agreed to pay $270 million to fund addiction research and treatment in Oklahoma and pay legal fees. Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter filed suit two years ago alleging Purdue helped ignite the opioid crisis with aggressive marketing of the blockbuster drug OxyContin and deceptive claims that downplayed the dangers of addiction. Read the entire NPR news story HERE.  


New addiction center promises a new sort of recovery for the NSV

New addiction center promises a new sort of recovery for the NSV Savida Health opened its second Virginia location in Front Royal -From localdvm.com FRONT ROYAL, Va. – A new addiction center has opened in Front Royal, Va. and it promises to provide a unique approach to opioid and alcohol addiction for the Northern Shenandoah Valley. Savida Health, which was founded in Springfield, Ma., provides a holistic approach to out-patient addiction services and features medication as a key tenet of its programs. Clients can receive buprenorphine, commonly known as Suboxone, treatments for opioid addiction, and Naltrexone, commonly known by the brand name Vivitrol, for alcohol addiction. Read the entire story and watch the newsclip here.  


Addiction Medicine Practice Opens its 1st Opioid and Alcohol Treatment Center in Northe

For Immediate Release Date: 2/12/19 Press Contact: Andy Ward, 615-414-0919, a.ward@addictiontreatmentnear.info Addiction Medicine Practice Opens its 1st Opioid and Alcohol Treatment Center in Northern VA Nashville, TN – SaVida Health, a leader in outpatient, medication-assisted treatment for opioid and alcohol addiction, is pleased to announce the opening of its center in Woodbridge, Virginia. SaVida is currently scheduling new patient appointments and accepts most forms of insurance including Medicaid. Learn more about opioid addiction treatment at SaVida Health’s Woodbridge location by visiting us at https://savidahealth.comopioid-addiction-treatment-woodbridge-va/ or call us at (833) 356-4080 to make a confidential inquiry. SaVida’s Woodbridge location offers a holistic approach to care including counseling, recovery support, and medical care delivered by licensed clinical professionals. In order to assist patients in recovery, the center’s doctors and [...]