What to Know About Drug Rehab Near Pikeville, Kentucky

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 20, 2023 Updated: March 20, 2023 Not all programs offering drug rehab near Pikeville, Kentucky are equal.  Attending outpatient treatment for a substance use disorder (called “SUD” for short) is one of the most effective and safest ways to achieve long-term from addiction. If you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, walking into a local outpatient center like BrightView can be the easiest way to access stabilizing medication, healing therapy, and social support services. BrightView offers a wide variety…

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How Long Can You Take Vivitrol?

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 18, 2023 Updated: January 5, 2023 One major obstacle in treating patients with opioid use disorder is actually a common issue with other medications—the patient can forget to take their medicine on a daily basis. This is one of the reasons that Vivitrol (naltrexone) can be a great choice for people who want to stop using opioids. What is Vivitrol? How long does Vivitrol last? How long can you take Vivitrol? Learning more about these questions can help you or your…

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Medicaid Drug Rehabs in Cincinnati

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 4, 2023 Updated: January 5, 2023 In 2020, over 400 Cincinnati residents lost their lives to drug overdose.1 As Ohio’s largest city, Cincinnati has been at the center of the opioid crisis over the last decade. Efforts to address the crisis have included the formation of an addiction response coalition, partnering with organizations in Northern Kentucky to streamline access to resources, and public health and education initiatives. One of the most important aspects of keeping Ohio residents safe is making sure…

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Setting Realistic Addiction Recovery Goals for 2023

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Author Mikaela Taylor, LMHC Mikaela Taylor, LMHC Mikaela Taylor is a licensed clinical mental health counselor and is the State Behavioral Health Director. Mikaela has grown with BrightView and… read more Published: January 3, 2023 Updated: January 12, 2023 If you have considered quitting alcohol, the new year may be one of the best times to start. With a new year comes increased motivation and excitement about a fresh beginning. Take advantage of this positive momentum to help you achieve your alcohol addiction…

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How Does Suboxone Work?

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 2, 2023 Updated: January 5, 2023 If you have been struggling to get clean but have not been able to make it past the withdrawal phase, medication assisted treatment, or MAT, can help you maintain your sobriety. Programs that use Suboxone help patients feel relief from withdrawal symptoms and focus on developing healthy coping skills. If you have never been to a MAT clinic, you may be curious how Suboxone works to treat addiction. At BrightView, we provide Suboxone treatment at…

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How to Have a Sober New Year’s Eve

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 26, 2022 Updated: November 29, 2022 One of the most challenging aspects of being in recovery is learning new ways to enjoy your time with family and friends. The good news is, there are many activities that can be fun, rewarding, and not put your recovery at risk. In fact, you may find something brand new that you will love. The most tricky time, especially for someone who is newly in recovery, is New Year’s Eve. If you or a loved…

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Top Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Author Mikaela Taylor, LMHC Mikaela Taylor, LMHC Mikaela Taylor is a licensed clinical mental health counselor and is the State Behavioral Health Director. Mikaela has grown with BrightView and… read more Published: December 23, 2022 Updated: January 5, 2023 Opioid addiction has been an increasing problem throughout the United States. Opioids are incredibly addictive and challenging to quit, so even people who use them as prescribed for pain run the risk of developing an addiction. Once you are dependent on opioids, the withdrawal…

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Dealing with Addiction Triggers During the Holidays

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 21, 2022 Updated: November 29, 2022 The holidays can be a time of joy, fun, and being with loved ones. However, they can also be full of challenges for people in recovery. Even though there are some things to watch out for, being aware of potential substance abuse triggers during the holidays and having a plan for how to manage them can help you enjoy yourself in a safe and healthy way. For people who have participated in addiction treatment programs,…

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Why Choose a MAT Clinic for Drug Rehab?

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: December 16, 2022 Updated: February 2, 2023 If you have ever tried to quit alcohol or drugs on your own, you know how challenging it can be. If you succeed in getting through the withdrawal process, you must resist powerful cravings to stay clean. If underlying mental health conditions are not being treated, you may struggle even more to stay sober. Breaking free from addiction does not have to be so difficult. Medication assisted treatment programs are becoming widely available and can…

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