One of the most common misconceptions about medication-assisted treatment is that patient’s are merely “trading one addiction for another.” That could NOT be more untrue. The NAABT (National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment) explains this concept in layman’s term very well…. The key to understanding is knowing the difference between physical dependence and addiction. Buprenorphine will maintain …
Alcohol use disorder is one of the most prevalent mental health disorders in the U.S. and a leading cause of sickness & death.
The Sinclair Method is a research based, medication assisted treatment for alcohol use disorder.
The Bridge Device is a small neuo-stimulator place near the ear that helps ease withdrawal symptoms.
Vivitrol is a medication used to manage opiate (and alcohol) cravings. It is an intramuscular injection that lasts 28 days and is non-addictive.
Once the brain of a user becomes addicted to heroine and opiates, it no longer functions as it did before, creating broken brain syndrome.