Some Ways to Tell if the Facility You’re Dealing with is Ethical

How to Tell if the Facility You’re Dealing with is Ethical Evaluating ethical standards Due diligence means asking questions on multiple channels: Talking to colleagues, facility alumni, checking accreditations and memberships, reading reviews and searching individual provider names for disciplinary histories. RESOURCES The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers TheContinue reading “Some Ways to Tell if the Facility You’re Dealing with is Ethical”

Detox from Drugs and Alcohol at an Inpatient or Residential Treatment Center

Detox from Drugs and Alcohol at an Inpatient or Residential Treatment Center what to expect Residential treatment allows a separation from environmental triggers, temptations to use drugs or alcohol, and daily stressors that can prevent and hinder recovery. Many addiction providers will perform a free, confidential assessment over the phoneContinue reading “Detox from Drugs and Alcohol at an Inpatient or Residential Treatment Center”

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for addiction, such as Suboxone, Methadone or Naltrexone, Reduce Cravings, Saves Lives, Prevents Relapse

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for addiction, such as Suboxone, Methadone or Naltrexone, Reduce Cravings, Saves Lives, Prevents Relapse COVID-19 Presents Challenges to MAT and May Increase Opioid Overdoses In the COVID-19 environment there are other considerations as well, as most MAT programs require regular – if not daily – monitoringContinue reading “Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for addiction, such as Suboxone, Methadone or Naltrexone, Reduce Cravings, Saves Lives, Prevents Relapse”

City of Los Angeles Announces Get Help LA Pilot

City of Los Angeles Announces Get Help LA Pilot Pilot program gives first-responders and outreach workers live, location based information on available services to assist individuals experiencing homelessness. Councilmembers announced a pilot program to deploy the GET HELP LA app on the mobile phones of first responders and outreach workersContinue reading “City of Los Angeles Announces Get Help LA Pilot”