Starting The Journey

What is the first step to getting better in your journey to recovering? You have found a way to get clean from opiate or opioid dependence and addiction through opioid treatment. Now what? How do you figure out what to do next to make your life better? Are there things to change in your life to make it less likely that you will relapse and use drugs again? Continue reading “A Journey To Healing And Growth In Addiction Recovery”

How is it possible to get opioid addiction treatment medication for only $5 per month?

Sublocade is an injectable form of buprenorphine. The injection is given once each month. This new treatment became available in March of 2018. Finally, doctors are helping to get patients approved for the InSupport copay assistance program.

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How to get suboxone for free in Broward County

Like an oasis in the desert, the residents of the Fort Lauderdale area are finally getting some relief from the opioid crisis. In South Florida, we have been hit particularly hard by this deadly epidemic. It is, in a sense, ground zero. Now, as we battle this new wave of heroin and fentanyl overdoses, there is finally some hope that the tide is turning. For people who need help but cannot afford private clinic Suboxone treatment, help is now available.

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Gabapentin: Is it the new Xanax?

Gabapentin, also known by the brand name Neurontin, has been showing up more and more lately in the news. This anti-seizure drug is now being associated with illegal street drugs such as heroin and also abused prescription medications such as oxycontin, opana, oxycodone, morphine, dilaudid and others. Like Xanax, Gabapentin is being found in drug overdoses and drug-related arrests.

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What is the old recovery?

There are two major 12 step Fellowship organizations with the worldwide presence. Both were founded in the mid to early 20th century. Drug addiction and alcoholism quickly went from being hopeless terminal conditions to well defined illnesses that could be successfully treated with group support and of course the 12 steps. What are the overall success rate of these programs may have been fairly low, it was dramatically better than doing nothing at all. Continue reading “New Recovery VS Old Recovery”

MAT: What is it?

MAT is an acronym. Simply, it stands for Medication Assisted Treatment. Doctors use MAT in conversation when they are talking about medical treatment for opioid addiction. Continue reading “MAT for Opiate and Opioid Dependence and Addiction”