How and When to do a Painless Suboxone Taper

The step by step Suboxone taper that anyone can follow

Most people who start in recovery are rarely thinking about their Suboxone taper right off the bat. Nor do many people who start on Suboxone intend to take it for too long. The question is, how long is too long? Years ago I was under the belief that six months or less was a good…

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What’s the Difference Between Opiates, Opioids and Narcotics?

Opioids Opiates Narcotics Suboxone Heroin Hydrocodone OxyContin Oxycodone Methadone

Understanding the difference between opiates, opioids and narcotics may seem confusing, but it’s actually quite simple. can get confusing. I remember the long, long nights of being in withdrawal, seeking a remedy online and having no clue as to what I was even addicted to. Quickly things got more confusing as I started reading about…

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Is Taking Suboxone Considered Clean?

A doctor shares his opinion regarding Suboxone treating addiction vs. insulin treating diabetes

If there’s one question we hear constantly at the clinic, it’s this one: Is Taking Suboxone Considered Clean? The answer is unequivocally, YES. When I first started taking Suboxone I was wondering the same thing. I was going to group recovery meetings, I got a sponsor, I was doing the twelve steps, etc. It was…

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