Paying for Addiction Treatment 

Comparing insurance for opioid addiction treatment and a self-pay addiction treatment program 

Battling the opioid epidemic is a complex task, the government, physicians, and even citizens are working together to help curb the epidemic and help those in need. 

Opioid addiction treatment programs come in many forms and they all Read More

8 Personality Traits of Addicts

outpatient opioid rehabAddiction 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

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Relapse Prevention Plan for Opioid Addiction Recovery | 6 Strategies for a Good Relapse Prevention

Relapse Prevention Plan for Opioid Addiction Recovery

The situations and people who you surround yourself with on your road to recovery may be one of the most important aspects of a successful recovery plan and preventing relapse. Removing people from your life can be hard, but it can also be Read More

What Are Opioids?

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Opioids and Opioid/Opiate Addiction

What are opioids/opiates?

Opiate is the term used in pharmacology meaning substance derived from the compound found in the naturally occurring opium poppy plant.

Today Opiate and Opium are used almost interchangeably, but the term Opioid is designated for all substances, both naturally occurring and synthetically … Read More

Facts about Buprenorphine from SAMHSA

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