Fake Oxycodone Pills with Fentanyl 100,000 Deaths
We only wish we could SCREAM THE DANGERS with what’s happening right now with fake oxycodone pills laced with fentanyl. There simply is not enough awareness on this right now and people are dying. These pills are everywhere now and look exactly like prescription oxycodone pain pills. People are buying them on the street thinking…Read More
5 Things About Suboxone that are Misunderstood
What is Suboxone and how does it work? Suboxone, is a “combination” medication containing two medicines: buprenorphine and naloxone. Suboxone is considered the primary medication in treating opioid addiction. Suboxone has been shown to lower fatal overdoses by approximately 50%. Suboxone also reduces the risk of nonfatal overdoses dramatically, which are both traumatic and medically…Read More
A Nashville Treatment Program Specifically Designed for Fentanyl Laced Heroin
If you live in Nashville, TN and you’re a heroin user, we have some not so good news for you. If You’re a Heroin User in Nashville, You’re Most Likely Snorting or Injecting Fentanyl Fentanyl has become a serious problem for heroin users in the past 10-12 years. While some heroin users might think they’re…Read More
Dopesick Withdrawals are Killer in Nashville Opioid Crisis
If you haven’t watched Dopesick on Hulu yet, you’re really missing out. Never has there been a more perfect expose’ (turned into a very entertaining drama) about the opioid epidemic and its relationship to OxyContin. OxyContin is the pain medication manufactured and marketed by the Sackler family, private owners of Purdue Pharma. Years ago, we…Read More
Are Suboxone Telemedicine Appointments Here to Stay?
Not that long ago Suboxone telemedicine appointments were simply unheard of. To get a prescription for Suboxone meant jumping through hoops and sometimes enduring some very long wait times at a local Suboxone clinic. Well, all that has changed thanks to COVID 19 and Suboxone telemedicine appointments are here to stay. For the longest time…Read More
Why the Hell are So Many People Addicted to Opioids?
If you’re looking for an article explaining how the big pharmaceutical companies created and marketed billions of opioid medications to increase their bottom line, this is not the article to read. Patrick Radden Keefe at The New Yorker has done a fabulous job of documenting how the Sackler Family (owners of Perdue Pharma, creators of…Read More
Save $25 with our Freedom from Addiction Celebration
Outpatient addiction treatment has never been more affordable than right now at Nashville Recovery! Come join us through July 31, 2021 in celebrating Freedom from Addiction and receive a special $25 off discount on the regular 4-week program cost! This is our way of saying “thank you” to all of Nashville for making Nashville Recovery…Read More
Is Dating in Your First Year of Recovery Smart?
If you want to create havoc at a AA or NA group meeting, simply bring up the topic of dating in the first year of recovery. Watch the opinions begin flaring! Why is dating in your first of recovery such a hot topic at group recovery meetings? After all, there’s not s single mention of…Read More
We Have a Thinking Problem, Not a Drug Problem
When I entered treatment on November 1, 2013 I was convinced that just as soon as my drug problem was solved, all of my problems would be solved. Nothing could have been further from the truth. Not to mention, it took me 7 attempts to get clean, all of which failed until I combined three…Read More
How and When to do a Painless Suboxone Taper
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…Read More