What is Opioid Addiction?
Addiction is a primary, chronic and relapsing brain disease characterized by an individual pursuing reward and/or relief by compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences.
Opioids are a class of drugs that include the illicit drug heroin as well as legal prescription pain relievers oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, morphine, fentanyl and others.
These drugs interact with opioid receptors on nerve cells in the brain to produce pleasurable effects and relieve pain.
A101 assists doctors in performing Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for people with prescription pain medication and heroin use disorders.
Medications such as Suboxone (Buprenorphine) are used to prevent patients from experiencing opioid withdrawal while they receive the necessary treatment by our network of doctors and therapists.
What is Suboxone?
If you are nervous about stopping your drug use because you've tried a number of times, but the withdrawal symptoms were intense and painful, you should understand that you are not alone.
SUBOXONE Film is a medication approved by the FDA used to treat adults who are addicted to opioids. The goal for the use of Suboxone is to stop the symptoms of withdrawal from opioids and help people stay in treatment.
Learn more: www.suboxone.com