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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

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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Suboxone Side Effects and How to Manage Them

What is Suboxone?

Suboxone is an opioid addiction treatment drug used to wean someone who is addicted to opioids slowly off of the drug by 1) curbing cravings for the drugs and 2) minimizing withdrawal symptoms.

Suboxone contains 2 different drugs, buprenorphine, and naloxone. Buprenorphine is a partial opioid agonist, … Read More

6 Facts about Suboxone | What Is Suboxone?

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.

Suboxone doctors can help patients … Read More

Dr. Nicholas Atanasoff Helps Opioid Addiction Patients

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. He manages many … Read More

Addressing Opioid Addiction Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Fears

As you or your loved ones research different options opioid addiction treatment, some questions may come to light. For example, are you just replacing one pill for another? This is a great question and the following describes four of the top fears that we have heard patients and their caregivers … Read More

Understanding Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Opioid Addiction

Medication-Assisted TherapyIf you or a loved one is suffering from opioid addiction, one of the most successful courses of action is medication-assisted treatment or MAT. Earlier this year the British Medical Journal (BMJ), a leading medical journal that experts around the world trust, published an article about the analyses of studies … Read More

Suboxone Treatment in Opioid Addiction

what is suboxone?

Opioid addiction is more than just a behavior, it’s a developed dependency. Getting off of an opioid can be a major struggle when the brain has changed due to long-term use. Brain scans have shown changes in the brain makeup of opiate addicts, mainly in the parts that control decisions,

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Behavioral Therapy in Opioid Addiction Help

Overcoming an opioid addiction isn’t easy and usually, a professional opioid addiction help program would be necessary for successful recovery. However, programs vary and you can’t just enter any program and expect an easy road to opioid addiction recovery.

The program should be an MAT (medication-assisted treatment) program and incorporate

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