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How do you treat someone with an addiction? | Opioid Addiction Treatment Services

Behavioral Health Group provides opiate addiction treatment services in an outpatient setting. There are two essential aspects to treatment
Medication-assisted treatment using methadone, the “gold standard” for treating serious opioid addiction, to combat the physical effects of the addiction. The patient's physical addiction must be stabilized first in order to begin effective behavioral therapy.

 

Behavioral therapy (i.e., counseling) that addresses the psychological dependence to stabilize the patient and provide them with the tools to live drug free. We help individuals develop and utilize the necessary coping skills and resources to make their lifelong road of recovery as successful as possible

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Q: Will your treatment center increase crime in our community?

The presence of an Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) is statistically linked with exactly the reverse – i.e., reduced community criminal activity – and decreases in criminal behavior are greater the longer patients are in treatment. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Drug Abuse Treatment Outcome Study found that drug-offense arrests decline because OTP patients […]

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Words From Our Patients:

I’ve started going back to school. I respect myself a lot more. This program has helped me in a lot of different ways, not only getting clean. It’s helped me get back on my feet.

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