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You may have heard the words “evidence-based treatment” when searching for information on healthcare services. What does this mean, and why is it important, especially in the context of LGBTQ addiction? Here’s a closer look at evidence-based addiction treatment for LGBTQ individuals. What Is Evidence-Based Treatment? Evidence-based treatment, AKA EBT, refers to “treatments that have…

Written By Harris House

Category: Abuse, Addiction, Blog, Recovery, Recovery


Knowledge regarding how best to treat patients struggling with opioid addiction is constantly advancing. Now comes news that the long-acting buprenorphine formulation BUP-XR, a monthly extended release injection, may be a valuable treatment for opioid use disorders (OUD). Here’s a closer look at the research, as published late last month in The Lancet.  About the…

Written By Harris House

Category: Addiction, Blog, Recovery

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So you’ve passed the first obstacle in helping a loved one with a substance abuse problem: recognizing the signs of addition. However, this is only one small part of overcoming drug addiction. Also essential is convincing your family member or friend to agree to rehab. Here’s a closer look at what you can do to…

Written By Harris House

Category: Alcohol, Blog, Recovery, Recovery

Court ordered treatment

In a perfect world, people with substance abuse and addiction issues would seek out the help they need to recover before any legal issues arose. In the world in which we live, however, drug abuse often leads to the involvement of the law. The upside of this phenomenon?  According to the National Institute on Drug…

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Category: Addiction, Brain, Recovery

Drug rehab

Approximately 115 people in the United States die every day due to opioid overdoses, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Millions of others struggle with life-threatening substance abuse and addiction. With the healthcare system struggling to keep up with this epidemic, a new weapon is emerging in the fight: telemedicine. Here’s a closer…

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Category: Blog, Psychological, Recovery

Recovering from addiction is an intensive process for which there is no easy solution; however, certain things do facilitate recovery, including medication, behavioral counseling, treatment for co-occurring mental health issues, and long-term follow-ups aimed at relapse prevention. While strong support networks have also been associated with recovery, a growing body of evidence points to the…

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Category: Addiction, Blog, Physiological, Recovery

As the opioid epidemic continues to rage in the United States, more and more people are falling victim to these highly addictive and life-threatening drugs. Methadone management treatment (MMT) is proving to be a powerful weapon in the fight against opioid addiction. But is methadone safe for pregnant women? Here’s a closer look at MMT,…

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Category: Abuse, Addiction, Recovery

There are many different options when it comes to drug rehabilitation. If you’ve made the decision to pursue drug rehab for yourself or someone you love, choosing the best rehab can optimize the chances of success. Read on for an overview of contemporary drug rehab programs, along with a roundup of several different types of…

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Category: Addiction, Psychological, Recovery

Recovery is a process that endures long after a residential or outpatient addiction treatment program comes to an end. One constant along every step of the way for recovering addicts should be the love and support of family members and friends. Read on for a closer look at how a strong support system bolsters sobriety…