Addiction is not a certainty when someone possesses the traits listed below, but they are more than likely in a position where they have an addictive personality and may become an addict more easily. This article runs through a few characteristics that will point to an addictive personality in anyone… Read More
Suboxone Treatment is Proven To Help
Suboxone combined with counseling is changing the lives of patients from all walks of life. This article explains information on suboxone describing 6 suboxone facts that prove it indeed helps lead to better results for patients struggling with addiction.… Read More
What many people don’t realize about people with opioid addiction is that addiction is not a choice, it is a disease that is chronic and manifests biologically, psychologically, and socially. The ASAM states that “Opioid addiction is primary, chronic disease of the brain that leads to characteristic biological, physiological, … Read More
Buprenorphine is a medication that is used in the treatment of Opioid Addiction. Buprenorphine is a primary component of a Medication-Assisted Treatment program or MAT for short. Medication Assisted Treatment programs also involve counseling and support from families and friends. Opioids are also called opiates, narcotics, pain medicines, and many … Read More
Is Addiction Hereditary?
In short, yes.
One of the most common questions people ask about addiction is whether it’s genetic, is there an addiction gene? In other words, can someone inherit addictive behavior from their parents or grandparents? Studies say the answer is yes.
While genes can’t definitively predict whether… Read More
Opioid addiction is an epidemic in this country and very heavily in the mid-east/mid-Atlantic regions in states such as Ohio, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and West Virginia.
Outpatient Opioid Addiction Treatment Can Be More Beneficial than Inpatient Care
A common misconception with opioid addiction treatment programs and heroin rehab clinics is that … Read More
Dr. Nicholas Atanasoff, Providing Outpatient Opioid Addiction Treatment in Ohio and Pennsylvania
Dr. Nicholas Atanasoff is an addictionologist and the medical director and chief executive officer of Addiction Outreach Clinic, an outpatient opioid addiction treatment center, headquartered in Youngstown, Ohio with eight locations in Ohio and Pennsylvania. … Read More
Often times with those suffering from opioid addiction, their friends and family members feel helpless and do not know where to turn for treatment options, information and support. Because we frequently hear this from our patients, AOC has compiled a list of national, state (OH and PA) and local opioid … Read More
We are sharing an article written by Michael Weiner, PhD, MCAP about eliminating the stigma of how we all think about and talk about addiction because we agree with his position.
We, as community members, need to change the way that we think about, talk about, and provide care for … Read More
Opioid Addiction Help
An uplifting post for those of us who are living with an addiction to opioids like pain medications and heroin. Try to let go of the pain so that you and the ones you love can begin to heal.
Thank you for this beautiful short video by … Read More