When Will The Generic Suboxone Strips Be Available?

While pharmacies have been carrying generic Suboxone tablets for some time, patients want to know about a generic film or strip. Most patients prefer the film over tablets. The fact is that the film dissolves faster. Continue reading “Generic Suboxone Film: When Will It Finally Be Approved?”

Will this revolutionary addiction treatment be available for free?

Free Sublocade will soon be a reality. For people with insurance, there is already help to get the cost very low. Many patients pay only $5 per monthly injection. However, patients without insurance cannot take advantage of this copay assistance program. Fortunately, a full assistance program is coming soon. Continue reading “Free Sublocade: Read This To Learn How You Can Get The “Suboxone Shot” For Free”

Opioid addiction treatment for young people

Addiction affects people of all ages, including children. However, doctors have not focused adequately on medical addiction treatment for childhood opioid addiction. In fact, many experts still believe that the best treatment for addicted children is therapy without medication. Contrary to this belief, opioid addiction treatment should be comprehensive and include medication as well as therapy. Continue reading “Opioid addiction treatment works. Why don’t more young people get prescribed medication?”

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”

Why are we not yet overcoming opioid addiction?

The crisis is getting worse. More people are dying than ever before from opioids. Yet, we pour more and more money and resources into addiction treatment programs that do not work. Why do rehabs fail? Continue reading “Overcoming Opioid Addiction”

Attending the Debate

As a physician working in Fort Lauderdale, I believed that I should attend the debate for mayor of Fort Lauderdale. The debate was held in the Abdo New River Room at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Thursday evening, January 4th, 2018. I parked in the parking garage across the street and made my way over to the venue. Continue reading “The Fort Lauderdale Mayoral Debate”