5 Benefits of Exercise in Addiction Recovery

5 Benefits of Exercise in Addiction Recovery

The Role of Exercise in Recovery The idea that exercise is inherently beneficial for our overall well-being is not a foreign concept to anyone. There are numerous mental and emotional advantages to daily exercise beyond just the physical health benefits.  For people...
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09/25 2020
How Suboxone Blocks the Effects of Opiates 

How Suboxone Blocks the Effects of Opiates 

What Is Suboxone? Suboxone, a methadone alternative, is an opioid agonist administered to patients who are struggling with opioid abuse and dependence. The medication is considered a combination drug made of buprenorphine (a partial agonist) and naloxone (an opioid antagonist).  
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09/22 2020
What Is Naltrexone and How Does it Work?

What Is Naltrexone and How Does it Work?

What Is Naltrexone? The opioid epidemic has been a disaster for families and communities across the country. With so many affected, there is a good chance you know someone struggling through opioid addiction. Whether they became addicted due to prescribed pain medication...
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09/18 2020
3 Mindfulness Exercises for Addiction Recovery

3 Mindfulness Exercises for Addiction Recovery

Addiction is a disease that affects the body, mind and spirit.  Anyone who has ever tried to stop drinking or abstain from using drugs cold turkey knows all too well the physical pain and discomfort that addiction causes. Any recovering addict can...
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09/14 2020
Drugs That Require a Medical Detox

Drugs That Require a Medical Detox

What Is Medically Assisted Detox? When patients are admitted into treatment for alcohol or drug addiction, they will typically have to go through a period of medication-assisted detox. This treatment encompasses the first step in the overall recovery process and addresses the...
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09/11 2020
The Importance of Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

The Importance of Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

What is Medication-Assisted Treatment? Medication-assisted treatment, commonly referred to as ‘MAT’, is a type of evidence-based treatment that is used to help those who are struggling with substance abuse and addiction. The combination of therapy, behavioral counseling, and MAT is said to...
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09/10 2020