- Reduces symptoms of withdrawal and cravings
- Reduces the drug-induces highs & lows and frees the individual from thinking about drugs all the time
- Provides an opportunity to focus on lifestyle changes that lead to health living
The medication-assisted treatment team is led by a physician who provides an evaluation of each individual’s treatment needs and supervises their medication prescriptions. Medications include buprenorphine (Suboxone) and naltrexone (Vivatrol). Through a combination of therapy groups and medical intervention/monitoring, individuals learn techniques to manage withdrawal symptoms, discontinue their opiate use and maintain lives of recovery.
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