When the first needle exchange program (NEP) appeared in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in 1983, law enforcement officials in the U.S. were not impressed with the idea.
The differences of opinion between …Continue reading
In our recent blog post Methadone: Changing Attitudes, Saving Lives we discussed the benefits of methadone treatment for people struggling with an opioid use disorder. The purpose of that post …Continue reading
Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT for short, is a specific psychotherapeutic approach often used in the treatment of substance use disorders. CBT focuses primarily on helping individuals identify and change …Continue reading
If you’re like most of us, you have a constant dialogue running through your mind. That inner voice, which is often unconscious, is entirely normal.
Problems arise when the dialogue …Continue reading
By Chris Johnston, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Pinnacle Treatment Centers
In our recent blog Methadone: Changing Attitudes, Saving Lives we discussed the benefits of methadone treatment for people struggling with an …Continue reading
Buprenorphine becoming more acceptable, but much work still to be done
By Jason Snyder, Director of Strategic Partnerships, Pinnacle Treatment Centers
A new City of Philadelphia ad campaign confirms what addiction treatment …Continue reading
Just about everyone who takes their first drink doesn’t imagine they will become dependent on alcohol. People start drinking for various reasons; to have fun, to fit in, to relax, …Continue reading