What is Buprenorphine: A Key Player in Addiction Treatment

Buprenorphine represents a significant advancement in the treatment of opioid addiction, offering a new lease on life for those struggling with dependency. As a partial opioid agonist, buprenorphine provides a safer alternative to methadone and a less addictive option than traditional opioids. This blog post explores buprenorphine’s role in addiction treatment, its mechanism of action, […]

Savida Health Opening New Office in Lynchburg, VA

Press Release  Lynchburg, VA (March 5, 2024)—SaVida Health, a prominent provider of outpatient medication-assisted treatment for substance use disorders, is delighted to announce the opening of its new office in Lynchburg, VA. This new facility, situated at 17835 Forest Road, Suite A, Forest, VA 24551, is a collaboration with the counseling services of Embrace Healthy […]

5 Tips for Safeguarding Your Recovery During the Holidays

The holiday season can present unique challenges to those in recovery, including stress, unhealthy habits, and potential triggers. In this blog post, we’ll share five essential tips to help you protect your recovery and maintain your sobriety during the holiday season. No matter the event or gathering, prioritize your recovery by planning. This could involve […]

Addiction is a Disease: Destigmatizing the Term “Addict”

Someone dies from a drug overdose every 7.5 minutes in the United States, according to the latest figures from the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA). This is nearly a 100% increase since 2010. These deaths mean orphaned children, childless parents, and crushed spouses. By understanding and destigmatizing addiction, those numbers can be reduced. When […]

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 […]

Why Are the Holidays So Stressful for People in Recovery?

  The holidays are supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year. For those of us in recovery, however, the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day can be a time of increased anxiety, temptation, and potential backsliding. The holiday season has a unique ability to bring out the best and the worst […]

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 […]

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