Suboxone Detoxification at Athens Area Commencement Center

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  What is Suboxone Detoxificaton? In October of 2002 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Suboxone to treat opioid addiction. The Athens Area Commencement Center takes pride in claiming bragging rights of being the very first provider to use Suboxone in with addiction treatment in the Athens area for opiate detoxification. Since 2002, the…
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AACC and Medication Assisted Treatment

With the rise in Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) acceptance across the country, the staff at AACC are seeing more and more clients seeking help coming off of prescribed opiates, such as Suboxone and Methadone, that they were put on by physicians utilizing this model. Recovery and abstinence based treatment are not advocated as strongly, nor…
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Yoga and Addiction Recovery

As a registered nurse, I have received extensive training  on how to holisitically treat the body using various techniques. I have taken care of heart transplant patients in the ICU, trauma patients in the ER, and surgery patients postoperatively. But when treating addiction, which doesn’t necessarily have obvious physical or outward signs, how can we…
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Commencement Center and Opiate Addiction

Commencement Center discusses NPR's Anatomy of Addiction

In 2016, the Athens Area Commencement Center predicts a stronger heroin population in Athens, GA. Unfortunately use of prescription painkillers can progress into illegal drug use if abused. NPR discusses this in the Anatomy Of Addiction: How Heroin And Opioids Hijack The Brain. The Athens Area Commencement Center (AACC) can help you recover from prescription…
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