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Medication Assisted Treatment: What is it?

Medication Assisted Treatment: What is it?

The most commonly used medications for MAT (Medication Assisted Treatment) are Vivitrol (Naltrexone), Suboxone, and Subutex. At GateHouse Treatment we use Vivitrol and Naltrexone. Most harm reduction methods are geared toward opiate abuse, and some also work well for...

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FDA Approves Device for Treating Opioid Addiction

FDA Approves Device for Treating Opioid Addiction

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on November 15, 2018 the approval of a device as an option to medication assisted treatment called the Neuro-Stim System Bridge, which is meant to help reduce the symptoms of opioid withdrawal. It is the first...

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Opiate Replacement Therapy vs Abstinence

Opiate Replacement Therapy vs Abstinence

Two Approaches to Opiate Addiction Treatment This post is designed to compare two approaches to recovery from opioid addiction.  The first is the abstinence-based treatment model, which insists that recovery can only be achieved if a person stops using drugs...

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