Archive for August 2020
How Long Should I Stay on Suboxone?
Medication Assisted Recovery (ie: MAT) is used for treating those who are chemically-dependent on opioid drugs. (ie: OxyContin, oxycodone, heroin, hydrocodone, Opana, oxymorphone, etc.) Suboxone (buprenorphine & naloxone) is used to help “virtually eliminate withdrawals and cravings”, while also helping prevent relapse. Though some people report feeling minor euphoria when first taking Suboxone, they typically…Read More
COVID 19 Causing Relapse Rates to Skyrocket
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to unfold, the world is locking down, forcing millions out of work and many into isolation. While social distancing isn’t easy for anyone, it is hitting one group particularity hard. People who are recovering from a substance use disorder are finding it difficult to maintain sobriety with their routine…Read More
Changing from Methadone to Suboxone – Is it Safe?
If you’re currently taking methadone for opioid abuse disorder and are considering switching to the much safer Suboxone, there are things you need to know. Where Did Methadone Come From? Methadone was first created in a German lab circa 1937. It has been long rumored that Hitler used Methadone as a pain killer for his…Read More
A Suboxone Clinic Could Have Prevented My Brother’s Death
Back in 2005 it was difficult if not impossible to find a Suboxone clinic or doctor who prescribes Suboxone. In 2005 my oldest brother Jeff died in his sleep from opioid overdose. He’d taken too many oxycodone & OxyContin pills before falling asleep forever. He bought pain pills on the street daily and had been…Read More