Shared post: “As coronavirus rages on, the opioid epidemic does too”

by CHET DAY As fears of COVID-19 sweep across the United States, many people have been forced to stay home and isolate for months. Away from jobs, friends and many loved ones, this quarantine has proven mentally challenging for everyone. And for those […] As coronavirus rages on, the opioid epidemic does too — CHET DAY

Shared post: “Good News: The Federal Government Just Made it A Whole Lot Easier to Access Opioid Addiction Treatment” — Les Vraies Infos

Good News: The Federal Government Just Made It a Whole Lot Easier to Access Opioid Addiction Treatment Good News: The Federal Government Just Made it A Whole Lot Easier to Access Opioid Addiction Treatment — Les Vraies Infos

Shared post: “What It’s Like to Be on Methadone During a Pandemic”

What It’s Like to Be on Methadone During a Pandemic #Addiction https://t.co/nG8s2QrZ5y — New Horizon (@RehabNewHorizon) April 22, 2020 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Source: @RehabNewHorizon April 22, 2020 at 12:46AM More information New Horizon Drug Rehab What It’s Like to Be on Methadone During a Pandemic https://t.co/nG8s2QrZ5y — New Horizon Drug Rehab

Shared post: “COVID-19: Life Got Even More Dangerous for People Addicted to Opioids” – Rolling Stone — Ramblings of an Occupy Liberal

With COVID-19, Life Got Even More Dangerous for People Addicted to Opioids COVID-19: Life Got Even More Dangerous for People Addicted to Opioids – Rolling Stone — Ramblings of an Occupy Liberal

MMT in the Pandemic Era

My perspective: It’s impossible to minimize the disruptiveness and pandemonium created by an event such as a global pandemic but the impact of any disaster, natural or man-made on one’s sobriety and recovery is pretty much similar. Potentially, it’s an existential threat (no sobriety, no life) that one must (at least in part or toContinue reading “MMT in the Pandemic Era”

Prescription Digital Therapy for Opioid Use Disorder

reSET and reSET-O are the first ever FDA-authorized prescription digital therapeutics (PDTs) for Substance use disorder (SUD) and Opioid use disorder (OUD) ReSET and reSET O are the first, and only, FDA-authorized Prescription Digital Treatments (PDTs). PDTs, are software-based (digital) disease treatments, such as a smartphone or computer app. PDTs are designed to directly treatContinue reading “Prescription Digital Therapy for Opioid Use Disorder”

Is Methadone a good choice for opioid dependence treatment?

Before we answer this question, let’s highlight several important, antecedent decisions: Decision #1:  Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) vs. Abstinence treatment? This should be a personal choice made in collaboration with your support team/network. If you have a record of multiple failed attempts at abstinence therapy or relapses then maybe you should now consider medication-assisted treatment asContinue reading “Is Methadone a good choice for opioid dependence treatment?”