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For Patients | Opioid Addiction Treatment Services

 
You’ve chosen to reclaim your life by seeking treatment. BHG will guide you through recovery with the dignity and respect that you deserve.

Information for Patients

The reason we get out of bed every morning is to help people like you overcome opioid addiction. Drug addiction is not a “bad habit” or a “character flaw.” It can rarely be overcome by “getting your act together” or “quitting cold turkey.” Addiction may be the result of bad decisions, but it does not make you a bad person. Addiction is a disease, and it should be treated as a disease:

 

“Whatever conditions may lead to opiate exposure, opiate dependence is a brain-related disorder with the requisite characteristics of a medical illness.”

National Institutes of Health (NIH). Effective Medical Treatment of Opiate Addiction. NIH Consensus Statement 1997, November 17 – 19; 15(6):4.

There are mental and physiological aspects of the disease, and they both need to be addressed. BHG’s model for the treatment of addiction model is the most effective method for treating opioid addiction. By taking the first step in recovery – seeking treatment – you are on your way to getting your life back. BHG’s team of doctors, nurses, and counselors will design an individualized treatment plan suited to your specific situation. Our medical and behavioral approach to treatment, along with a focus on providing respectful, dignified service, yields superior outcomes for our patients.

 

Addiction attacks individuals regardless of gender, social class or ethnicity. BHG focuses on helping people live drug-free lives. We’ve seen countless families reunited, careers rejuvenated, and lives saved. We’re here to help build the blocks of a new, drug-free you. Welcome to your new life.

Frequently Asked Questions:

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Q: Should I worry about who is going to the clinic?

It is the people who are not patients but should be that communities need to worry about. Persons with drug addictions exist in every community, and the addicted individual who does not get treatment is typically the one who makes the evening news. Our patients choose treatment for addiction because they want to get help. […]

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Words From Our Patients:

Before going to the BHG clinic and beginning methadone treatment and counseling sessions my life had no hope. I was using drugs of all sorts and doing things I thought I never would see myself do. I thought there was no answer to my problem (addiction). I lost all control of my life. I am […]

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