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January 28, 2019

See the link here regarding Suboxone versus Vivitrol Treatment for opioid addiction: LINK

December 4, 2018

Dealing with Chronic Pain in Sobriety

Much of the opioid epidemic that the country is facing today has been attributed to pharmaceutical companies over prescribing pain medications. Opioid dependence can occur in just 5 days of taking opiates. Unfortunately, chronic pai...

November 19, 2018

NOVA Health Recovery Blog

Addiction Domain Blog

Greater retention during treatment for opiate use disorder (OUD) reduces morbidity and mortality and predicts better outcomes. According to preclinical and clinical data, both tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD...

October 17, 2018

Opioid Toxicity and Withdrawals

The United States is currently in the middle of an opioid crisis. It is the worst drug problem our nation has ever faced. Widespread use and addiction have caused a dramatic rise in fatal overdoses throughout the country. Drugs like Perco...

October 17, 2018

NOVA Health Recovery Blog Post

Click on the above post to read about the importance of sleep, diet, and exercise in recovery.

Call us at 703-844-0184 for an appointment if you or a loved one suffers from addiction. We have web-based appointments available as well.

September 30, 2018

Addictiveness: Is Carisoprodol Addictive?

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Yes, carisoprodol can cause dependence and addiction. When first manufactured, carisoprodol was not a controlled substance. But after becoming an extremely popular and frequently prescribed...

September 17, 2018

Addiction Domain Blog

Opioid Deaths in The U.S.| trends and Risk Factors 2003-2014

Rates of opioid overdose hospitalizations increased between 2003 and 2014 in the United States, primarily for Caucasians in the South; factors associated with a higher mortality from opioi...

September 4, 2018

Kratom is an herbal supplement that shares structural similarities with opioid analgesics

Opioid-like dependence due to chronic kratom use can be successfully treated with buprenorphine, according to a recent case report published in the Journal of Addiction Medicine.

Kr...

September 2, 2018

Treatment Rescue: Addressing Chronic Relapse

August 21, 2017

From a Stages of Change perspective, the client clearly acknowledges that he is an addict and that his drug use is a problem. However, we were able to identify some problems in his preparation and action stage...