Tag Archives: opiods

  • A Complete Guide to Heroin
    Tuesday, August 24, 2021

    A Complete Guide to Heroin

    An opioid epidemic has plagued our country for decades, with an increasing number of Americans dying of opioid overdoses starting in the 1990s. Heroin is one of the cheapest,...
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  • Methadone: What Is It and How Is It Used?
    Wednesday, February 17, 2021

    Methadone: What Is It and How Is It Used?

    By David Cassise, Regional Director in Virginia, Pinnacle Treatment Centers When treating opioid use disorder, or opioid addiction, methadone is often used as part of a medication-assisted treatment (MAT)...
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  • What Is Buprenorphine & How Can it Help Me?
    Monday, January 25, 2021

    What Is Buprenorphine & How Can it Help Me?

    By Guy M. Lerner, MD, medical director, NKY Med, an opioid treatment program in Covington, Kentucky; and physician at Recovery Works Elizabethtown, one of Pinnacle’s five residential treatment centers...
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