MAT Podcast

Is There An Opioid Medication-Assisted Treatment MAT Podcast?

What is the best podcast to listen to about MAT? Of all of the substance use disorders, opioid addiction is probably the deadliest. Therefore, it is important that we have more open discussions about how to address this dangerous form of substance abuse in our community. Podcasters who host audio and video media programs on […]

ZubSolv Doctors Near Me

What is the Best Way to Find a ZubSolv Doctor Near Me?

How can you find a ZubSolv Doctor in your area? I have received several calls and emails asking me this question recently, so I thought I would put together a post to discuss some ways to find a doctor or nurse practitioner who can prescribe ZubSolv, used for MAT or medication assisted treatment. This is […]

Addicted To Rehab

Addicted To Rehab: Overcoming The Florida Shuffle

Michael A. gives an incredible account of going through 28 rehab programs in South Florida in a six year period. The ineffective system, which values a good medical insurance card over a patient’s wellbeing, could not help him to get clean. Finally, Michael found a program that worked for him. He discovered that he needed […]

Bob Coates

Bob Coates: The Opioid Crisis Response Act Of 2018

Frequently, I am asked about free and low cost treatment for opioid addiction. Whenever I write an article about patient assistance programs, I get a flood of calls and emails from people struggling with opioid addiction and also from the loved ones of the opioid addicted. Unfortunately, there are few options available right now. But […]

getting off suboxone

Getting Off Suboxone: Tapering To The Drop Off

How do I go about getting off Suboxone? First of all, you should only do this under the supervision of your doctor. However, it does not hurt to have a conversation about it first. After all, it is you who will go through the taper. So, what should you discuss with your doctor about getting […]

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New Buprenorphine Is A Shot Of Hope For Opiate and Opioid Addicts

A New Hope For Recovery From Opioid Addiction Buprenorphine saves lives. In fact, it has been helping people to overcome opioid addiction for nearly two decades. While it is one of the best tools we have, there are problems. The new buprenorphine solves several of the more significant issues. Problems following directions As they say […]

naltrexone therapy

Naltrexone Therapy

What is naltrexone? This drug, used in naltrexone therapy, is an opioid receptor blocker. Hence, when you take Naltrexone, it blocks many of your body’s opioid receptors. So, why would you want this to happen? Why would you want naltrexone therapy? What is naltrexone therapy good for? Interestingly, this drug helps with both opioid addiction […]

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Suboxone Coupon And Subutex: Saving Money On Treatment

Is there a Suboxone coupon that can save me money? If you do not have health insurance, you will find that medications can be costly. When it comes to addiction treatment medications, such as Suboxone, your costs will be substantial. That is, unless you are willing to take a generic. Let’s talk about discounts and […]

XODET: Opioid And Opiate Detox

XODET: The Mixed Up Nature Of Modern Drug Detox

A world of mixed up and backwards concepts when it comes to opioid addiction treatment What exactly is xodet? First, I want to apologize for this unusual blog post. You will notice that I am using some words that appear to be made up. In fact, they are either anagrams or reversals of words that […]