Opiate Addiction

How Medication-Assisted Treatment Works

Those seeking treatment for their addiction should consider Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT). Medication-Assisted Treatment is a method of treatment that provides the patient with the use of supervised medications in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies to help with addiction treatment.  Medication-Assisted Treatment focuses on the whole patient. That means the doctor will work with a patient’s primary care doctor, counselor,…

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Why Support Matters To Addiction Recovery

Addiction can often make people feel isolated or ashamed, so when someone is going through treatment it may be hard for them to ask for help. With Medication-Assisted Treatment, the whole patient is supported, which is why the doctor will involve loved ones, primary care doctors, and counselors. Support from loved ones is essential to the recovery process. Recovery isn’t…

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New Central Spokane Location

We’re happy to announce our second Spokane area location conveniently located inside the Central Spokane SDA Church at 828 W Spofford Ave, Spokane, WA 99205. We’re excited to help the Central Spokane community and provide access to reliable, personalized addiction treatment from our new location in the heart of Spokane.

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Why You Should Start Medication-Assisted Treatment In The New Year

2022 is right around the corner, so why not take the first step on your journey to recovery? Medication-assisted treatment can help someone suffering from addiction to get on the path to recovery. If you’ve been wondering whether medication-assisted treatment might be for you, it’s time to get your questions answered. What is medication-assisted treatment? Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the…

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How is Suboxone used in Medication-Assisted Treatment?

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a “whole-patient” approach to the treatment of substance use disorders. Suboxone is a medication used to treat opiate addiction by relieving the withdrawal symptoms and pschological cravings that cause chemical imbalances in the body. Suboxone, also known as Buprenorphrine suppresses and reduces cravings…

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The Importance Of Professional Help

Addiction causes physical and psychological dependencies, and can be extremely hard to quit without professional medical support.  When addictive substances are taken repeatedly, the body develops a tolerance and needs greater amounts to get the same effect. As dosages are increased, the body begins to depend on these drugs to replace natural chemicals the body would normally produce.  It is…

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The Whole-Patient Approach

Addiction can happen overnight, but the road to recovery doesn’t have a quick fix — it takes time and support. We don’t just give our patients a pill and send them on their way. Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a whole-patient approach to the treatment of substance use…

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Human Connection Makes A Difference

For those of you who are seeking treatment for your family members or yourselves, one thing to consider is the human connection. Patients are the most successful when they have a support system — doctors, family, friends, and counselors — to help them follow their unique treatment plan, and help them when they experience a setback. Medication-Assisted Treatment isn’t just…

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