My Recovery

My Recovery

  THIS IS FOR ANYONE WHO DOESN’T GET IT: You drank the same alcohol I drank. You smoked the same weed I smoked. You even tried the same line of white stuff someone put in front of you at a party. You were able to walk away and not take it to the extreme. Since…

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What is Probuphine?

What is Probuphine?

Probuphine is the brand name of a buprenorphine implant used as part of a treatment program for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). Buprenorphine is an opioid partial agonist that interacts with opioid receptors in the brain and reduces cravings and withdrawal symptoms of full opioids. More common treatments that contain buprenorphine as an active ingredient, such…

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Why Does Relapse Occur?

Why Does Relapse Occur?

It’s not uncommon for a person in recovery from Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) to begin using opioids again. An important thing to remember is that because OUD is a mental health issue, recurrence of symptoms (resumption of opioid use) is not a moral failure and you can take steps to get back on the path…

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