The Effectiveness of MAT with Suboxone in Curbing Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms and Helping Patients Recover From Opioid Addiction

MAT at addiction outreach clinic suboxone clinic in ohio and pennsylvaniaWhy is Recover from Opioid Addiction Important and Why is Help Needed?

Addiction is a disease and recovering alone is very difficult for most people. Opioid addiction is one of the hardest types of addictions to overcome. Studies have shown that addiction is a disease which is chronic and progressive. Read More

Your Pharmacy Visit Dos and Don’ts

your pharmacy visit addiction outreach clinicTips for a positive pharmacy experience

Don’t….

DON’T be rude, aggressive or threatening to pharmacy staff.

DON’T assume your prescription will be ready exactly when you want it to be.

DON’T expect the pharmacist to give you information about your prescription without accurate prescription information.

DON’T rush pharmacy staff. They Read More

Heroin Withdrawal Symptoms

Heroin addiction is extremely difficult to break, and sometimes the unknown of what will happen to your body if you stop is what is keeping you from trying to recover. Heroin withdrawal symptoms can be severe but they are manageable and will pass. Heroin withdrawal symptoms will vary and some Read More

Is Addiction a Disease?

is addiction a diseaseIs addiction a disease?

Well, addiction can be classified as a disease, a disease that is not only destroying the lives of the addicted but those around them. Whether it is alcohol or opioids such as painkillers or heroin, there are so many victims. A lot of people mistakenly think

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Opioid Addiction – Surviving the Holidays

Surviving the holidays Addiction Outreach ClinicThe stockings are hung by the fireplace, people are scurrying through the stores, children are laughing and decorating cookies. It is seemingly the most wonderful time of the year – the holidays

Isn’t this the image of what the holidays look like in our heads, like something taken from a … Read More

Signs of a Heroin Overdose

I think we can all agree the opioid epidemic has become a crisis on the national level and knowing the signs of heroin overdose is as important as ever.

Opioid addiction can happen to anyone, prescription painkillers such as oxycodone and hydrocodone are prescribed to normal people, after surgery, injury, … Read More

US regulators snip red tape for medical devices to curb opioid epidemic crisis

Stimwave Technologies Inc. owner Laura Perryman expected her company to have to wait years before U.S. approval for her device providing pain relief for chronic migraines.

Now it seems that it will only take months thanks to a new initiative by the FDA to use medical devices, mobile medical apps, Read More

Pay just $5 for Suboxone Film

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Opioid addiction recovery medication doesn’t need to be expensive.

Suboxone® provides a payment program for monthly SUBOXONE Filma

Eligible patients using insurance pay no more than $5 per month.

See details here:

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Sign up here: 

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10 Dos and Don’ts in Responding to an Opioid Overdose (ASAM)

addiction outreach clinic dos don'ts of opioid overdose

The following list ten dos and don’ts when responding to an opioid overdose was created by the American Society of Addiction Medicine.  A link to the full digital brochure can be found by clicking here.

  1. Do call for help (dial 911)
  2. Do support the person’s breathing by administering oxygen
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4 Tips for Relapse Prevention

Addiction Outreach Clinic Tips to prevent relapseOpiates are powerful drugs which are either derived from the naturally occurring opium found in the poppy plant or synthetically engineered.

Opiates are mostly used to relieve severe chronic pain. Unfortunately, opiates are highly addictive and often become abused. Opiates come in liquids, pills, or suckers and are taken by

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