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11 Jan, 2019

Addiction Agency: Finding True Freedom In Life

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What does agency mean? I once listened to an incredible podcast interview with Matt Mullenweg, founder of WordPress. He spoke at length about the word, “agency”. What he meant was a kind of freedom. In fact, his life’s work has been to provide people with a platform of self-expression that they can control and own Read article…

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9 Jan, 2019

Eudaimonic Addiction Therapy: Finding Fulfillment Through Authenticity

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Learn to be happy by being true to yourself Truthfulness and honesty are difficult subjects for an addicted person.If you are addicted to drugs, you have probably been confronted by your loved ones about your lack of honesty. “Where were you last night? Where’s my money? Are you using drugs again?” While lying is a Read article…

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1 Jan, 2019

Using Narcan To Save Lives From Opioid Overdose

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How To Save A Life I was watching a CPR video this morning. The American Heart Association produced this short and simple YouTube video. While it demonstrated the basics of saving a non-responsive person, my thoughts immediately went to using Narcan as a part of CPR.

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24 Dec, 2018

Subutex Doctors: What Happens When You Leave Rehab?

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After Subutex Treatment In Rehab, What Happens Next? There is a new trend in rehab. Finally, they are offering MAT to their residents. In fact, if you search Google, you will see an incredible array of rehabs that now offer MAT. The way it works is that a subutex doctor at the rehab prescribes buprenorphine Read article…

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20 Dec, 2018

Residential Rehab MAT

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Jumping On The MAT Bandwagon If you are looking for an addiction treatment center for opioid addiction, you may notice that many now offer MAT. When it comes to residential rehab MAT, this is a new phenomenon. Historically, the addiction rehab community has despised MAT. So, what has changed?

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17 Dec, 2018

MAT Near Me: Getting Help For Opioid Addiction Close To Home

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What is the best way to find help close by? If you are ready to quit opiates or opioids, you may want to start by looking for an experienced doctor. In order to get proper help, you are going to want to find a doctor certified to prescribe MAT medications. Once you know what MAT is, Read article…

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10 Dec, 2018

Medication Assisted Treatment Power: MATPWR

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The Power Of Treatment That Works For many years, addiction treatment programs have continued to do what they have always done. In addition to individual and group therapy sessions, they require residents to attend 12-step meetings. This is the foundation of abstinence based addiction therapy. In fact, this is the way that most programs run. Read article…

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6 Dec, 2018

Women’s Rehab: How Women Quit Heroin with MAT

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MAT Creates An Equal Playing Field Women’s rehab has its own difficulties. When it comes to traditional addiction treatment, women can sometimes be at a disadvantage. For example, in Narcotics Anonymous meetings, men often outnumber women significantly. Unfortunately, women can have more difficulty getting involved because of this imbalance.

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30 Nov, 2018

Medication Assisted Treatment Virtual Reality: MATVR

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The Future Of Opioid Addiction Treatment Medication Assisted Treatment Virtual Reality will be a part of the future of addiction treatment. In fact, it is already, in the form of telemedicine, in use today. Patients are getting medical help to recover from opiate and opioid addiction without having to leave their homes. MATVR will someday Read article…

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