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OPIOID ADDICTION TREATMENT Opiates are a subset of opioids that are naturally occurring and come from the opium poppy plant. Most opiates are considered to be scheduled narcotics by the United States because of their highly addictive properties. They are usually prescribed as pain relievers, cough suppressants, or are sometimes used as anesthetic for some […]

WHAT IS VIVITROL SHOT?   VIVITROL is employed to help in addressing the dependence on alcohol and opioid substances. Opioid and alcohol dependence are chronic, relapsing brain diseases that can be devastating both physically and psychologically. While counseling can help patients work through the psychological aspects of dependence, medical may help address physical changes in […]