Commencement Center and Opiate 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 drug […]

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 […]

Suboxone Detoxification at Athens Area Commencement Center

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 Athens […]