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A Guide to Suboxone Treatment

Great strides have been made in the treatment of addiction. And while suboxone may not be a household name, it is an important component as part of treatment for addiction to heroin or opioids. If you want to know more about this drug, here is a guide to suboxone. We will look at what it is, what it is used for, how it helps, and any concerns in taking it.

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Everything to Know About Suboxone Vs Methadone

You may have heard of Suboxone but have very likely heard of Methadone. Both are used to treat opioid addiction but each has their own unique attributes and how they differ is important to know. Here is everything to know about suboxone vs methadone.

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All You Need to Know About Gabapentin

Gabapentin isn’t a household name yet prescriptions for this medication are on the rise. While it is technically an anticonvulsant, there are other uses for this drug.

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What is Medication Assisted Treatment?

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a “whole-patient” approach to the treatment of substance use disorders.

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Focus on the Client: MAT and the Importance of Individualized Care

There are many reasons why a treatment center should offer medication assisted treatment (MAT). Our focus at Transformations is always on providing the best care possible care for each and every client. Intensive outpatient (IOP) treatment, and the use of medication, is just another way we focus on the individualized treatment needs of our clients.

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Addressing the Misperceptions and Misunderstandings Surrounding Medication Assisted Treatment

For the best possible outcome, MAT should be used along with behavioral counseling that includes group therapy sessions, life skills training, vocational training, housing help and a plan for continuing care after treatment.

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Understanding the Schick Shadel Method and Counter Conditioning

Schick Shadel practitioners believe they can dramatically enhance a person’s chances for recovery by using techniques that reprogram the brain to stop producing cravings. Studies have verified the effectiveness of this approach for at least some people addicted to drugs and alcohol.

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When a Loved One Wants to Come Home Early From Rehab

Despite this fact, a significant number of people going through substance rehab want to come home early. Family, friends and loved ones can offer important support if they understand the reasons why this type of early exit is not advised.

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