medication-assisted treatment

Medication-Assisted Treatment Statistics

Medication-assisted treatment is a combination of FDA-approved medications, plus counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a holistic approach to addressing substance use disorders. During the detoxification process, MAT programs can help wean people off opioids more safely and comfortably, avoiding many of the unpleasant symptoms associated with drug withdrawal. Still, there are many myths and…

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How to Stay Sober

Now that you have completed your initial treatment program, you will be ready to re-enter your world a completely new person. However, you will notice that the world is just the same. Therefore, all the challenges, triggers, and temptations are all still intact. The good news is that with the help of your family, support…

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Is Marijuana Addictive?

A lot of people ask, “Is marijuana addictive?” Constant marijuana use does have the potential to lead to problematic issues, such as substance abuse, some addiction or dependency. If you experience withdrawals when you are not taking marijuana, then you may be suffering from dependency. If you believe that you may be addicted to marijuana,…