Addiction TreatmentMore and more, opioid dependence is being accepted as a chronic disease, much like high blood pressure or diabetes.
Yet unlike these other diseases, opioid dependence carries a very powerful stigma. This stigma is rooted in the centuries-old belief that opioid dependence is a moral failure. It was only within the last 20 years that researchers began to realize opioid dependence was a medical condition caused by changes in the brain-changes that didn't go away, sometimes for months, after patients stopped using opioids.
Today, opioid dependence in the United States is growing at unprecedented rates. Sadly, fear of the stigma associated with treatment keeps many people from seeking help.
Removing the stigma of opioid dependence is critical to helping patients receive proper care.
Since 2000, when the Drug Addiction Treatment Act (DATA 2000) was passed by Congress, doctors have been able to treat opioid dependence in an office setting. The preponderance of data collected since, supports that a multimodal (team) approach has the highest rate of success. Critical elements in our team approach include the following:
All of these services are provided in a way that meets the individual's needs and their financial resources.
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