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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: We already have suboxone clinics in this area – why do we need methadone? Is methadone better than suboxone for treating opioid addiction?

For many individuals, suboxone (buprenorphine plus naloxone) is an effective first-option for opioid addiction treatment, but it does not work for all patients. This treatment modality is very similar to methadone treatment in that it involves the administration of a legal opioid (buprenorphine) to stabilize the biochemistry of the opioid-dependent person. The active ingredient, buprenorphine, […]

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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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