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. Continue reading “Women’s Rehab: How Women Quit Heroin with MAT”

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 advance opioid therapy to the point that remote treatment may be superior to regular in-office visits. Continue reading “Medication Assisted Treatment Virtual Reality: MATVR”

Did you know that you can get free suboxone for a year?

While I have written about this topic in the past, it is worth revisiting. The cost of Suboxone is high. So, how is it possible to get free suboxone for a year? Continue reading “Free Suboxone For A Year: How Does It Work?”

Making the switch to a safer and easier opioid addiction treatment plan

Transitioning from Methadone to Suboxone can be done. However, if you are on methadone and doing well without any problems, you may want to continue with it. Experts consider Methadone to be the gold standard of treatment for opiate and opioid addiction. Yet, if you are not happy with the restrictive lifestyle and risks of Methadone, you may be interested in making the switch. Continue reading “Methadone To Suboxone: The Right Way To Make The Switch”

Recovering From Opiate Addiction In Your Own Home

A home detox program is simply a program that allows you to quit drugs and recover from addiction at home. While long-term inpatient programs can be excellent, not everyone is able to go away for weeks or months at a time. In fact, for opioid addiction, home detox is actually superior to residential programs in many respects. Continue reading “Home Detox Program: The Solution To Opioid Addiction”

Senate Bill 2680, opioid addiction treatment and Sublocade

There is a bill in congress now known as Senate Bill 2680. Could it possibly earn the nickname, “The Sublocade Senate Bill”? I believe that it could. Continue reading “Sublocade Senate Bill? Will The Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 Address This 21st Century Treatment?”

How are we observing international overdose awareness day here in Broward County?

Unfortunately, for the heroin and pill dealers, it is business as usual. In fact, I have already seen a patient today who bought heroin and used it this morning. Thankfully, for this particular patient, the recovery process has begun with detox therapy. In observing international overdose awareness day, let us work together to help more of our loved ones get away from active addiction and into recovery. Continue reading “Observing International Overdose Awareness Day in Fort Lauderdale, Florida”

What is Sublocade?

Fort Lauderdale Sublocade doctors are learning the value of this new and important treatment for opioid addiction. Sublocade is a new medication that is given as a monthly injection. And, as reported in this New Start Recovery article, it provides a new hope for those who are addicted to opiates and opioids and their loved ones. Continue reading “Fort Lauderdale Sublocade Doctors Offer A New Hope”

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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