The Problems with Using Medication Assistance Treatment (MAT) in Opioid Treatment Programs (OTP’s)

Medication Assistance Treatment (MAT) is an important tool for preventing overdoses as the opioid crises rages on. The U.S. Substance abuse and Mental Health Services Administration website states, “A common misconception associated with MAT is that it substitutes one drug for another. Instead, these medications relieve the withdrawal symptoms and psychological cravings that cause chemical … Continue reading The Problems with Using Medication Assistance Treatment (MAT) in Opioid Treatment Programs (OTP’s)

Natural Herbal Remedies for Opioid-Opiate Withdrawal

Herbs can be used effectively to ease symptoms of withdrawal such as sweats, muscle spasms, cravings, anxiety, nausea, and so on. Our son has been struggling with opioid-opiate addiction for some time now and has tried to stop using opioids many times and in every way possible. He only experienced symptom-free withdrawals was when he … Continue reading Natural Herbal Remedies for Opioid-Opiate Withdrawal