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Stress and worry about the coronavirus are often made worse by the isolation of social distancing. During the COVID-19 pandemic, you need to stay healthy and safe and that means spending a lot of time alone. When you learn how to practice self-care while social distancing, though, you can enjoy a higher quality [...]
Given the rapid rise of opioid abuse and addiction in the US in recent years, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of naloxone as a medication to prevent overdoses. Narcan, the common brand name of naloxone, is used to help those who have become increasingly addicted to prescription painkillers such [...]
When you are addicted, you are physically dependent on a drug or on alcohol. One of the first steps in treating your addiction is to address that physical dependence. Some addiction treatment programs start with detox, to eliminate the drugs and alcohol from your system. There are several types of medication assisted treatment, [...]
America’s opioid problem has reached epidemic proportions. Contrary to information provided by pharmaceutical companies, research has shown that even short-term use of these prescribed medications can result in addiction and eventual overdose. Because the stakes of opioid use disorder are so high, it is vital that individuals who have developed a dependence have [...]
CALMING GOAT ADDICTION MEDICINE LAUNCHES, PROVIDING MEDICATION-ASSISTED TREATMENT IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Staffed by a credentialed medical team, Calming Goat will bring MAT to the greater Los Angeles area. Los Angeles, CA – Opening this week, Calming Goat Addiction Medicine Group provides fully outpatient addiction treatment services for individuals addicted to drugs [...]