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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: What is an opioid addiction?

Opioid addiction is a deep-rooted, relapsing disease of the brain that results from the prolonged effects of intense exposure to the drugs. Opioid addiction creates a compulsive, physical need for continued opioid use. As the person becomes addicted to the drug, they must continue taking it or suffer severe withdrawal symptoms. Seeking and using opioids […]

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Words From Our Patients:

Methadone treatment, for me, has been a blessing. If I had not been accepted into methadone treatment, my life would be in complete chaos. I truly believe because of this treatment, I am alive, have great relations with my family, have God in my life, and also have a beautiful son. More people need to […]

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