BrightView Recognized as One of the Top Workplaces in Cincinnati

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: June 12, 2018 Updated: June 12, 2018 BrightView is proud to be a part of the Top Workplaces Cincinnati for Small Businesses 2018!  BrightView shares this honor with other companies whose employees feel that they are valued and respected. The Enquirer invited all 65 Top Workplaces in the small company division (149 employees or less) to tell us what makes each of them special. Below is the excerpt about our company featured in the full length article here. BrightView Health Division: Small  Year founded: 2014 Ownership: Private Sector: Substance…

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Addiction Affects Women Differently Than Men

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: March 26, 2018 Updated: March 26, 2018 The month of March is Women’s History Month and March 8th marks International Women’s Day.  Women worldwide have achieved unprecedented accomplishments including becoming billionaires, Nobel Peace Prize Winners, actors, world leaders, and CEOs. However, addiction continues to run rampant among females, as it knows no boundaries.  It does, however, affect females biologically different than their male counterparts in several different ways.  Until the 1990s, most research on addiction was historically male-centered medical research.  Changes were…

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Suboxone Clinic in Piqua, Ohio That Accepts Medicaid

Suboxone Clinic in Piqua, OH That Accepts Medicaid

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 12, 2018 Updated: August 12, 2021 Looking for a Suboxone clinic in Piqua, OH that accepts Medicaid? BrightView offers a convenient location, 24/7 access to our team over the phone, and same-day treatment for walk-ins before 3 pm. Additionally, we accept Medicaid in order to help more members of our community heal from opioid addiction. Suboxone is safe, effective, and can help you reach a place of stability. Whether you’re reaching out for yourself or for a loved one, the team…

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WCPO Interview with BrightView’s Dr. Shawn Ryan & Others – Discussing Myths About Drugs and Addiction

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 6, 2018 Updated: June 17, 2021 These myths about drugs and addiction are making the opioid epidemic worse CINCINNATI — By a host of measurements, the opioid epidemic delivered another year of devastating blows to countless families and communities in 2017. Below is a video by Cincinnati’s WCPO featuring BrightView’s Dr. Shawn Ryan and other addiction professionals discussing and debunking the many myths about heroin and fentanyl. Overdoses and deaths from opioid use remain at record levels locally. The number of children taken…

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BrightView’s Peer Recovery Support Specialist Tells Her Story

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 1, 2018 Updated: June 2, 2021 Amy’s Story – As a child growing up in Cincinnati, OH, Amy Parker struggled with mental health issues, and by the age of 14, she began cycling in and out of psychiatric hospitals, where her medications would be shifted, and she would be released only to return upon another violent episode. By high school, she was desperate for relief and began to self-medicate with anything mind-altering she could get her hands on. By the age…

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Scientists Just Solved a Major Piece of the Opioid Puzzle

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 10, 2018 Updated: January 10, 2018 While public health workers might dive head into the main components of the opioid epidemic – which are drugs such as fentanyl, morphine, and heroin – scientists dig deeper, getting to the root of the problem which are opioid receptors, or the proteins that these drugs latch onto within the body. Where are these receptors hiding?  Within the walls of cells throughout the brain and peripheral nervous system.  They can be considered the “cellular gatekeepers”…

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Mercy Health Teams With Local Addiction Treatment Providers Including BrightView

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: January 9, 2018 Updated: January 9, 2018 WCPO CINCINNATI – The region’s largest health system has launched a new partnership to help more patients battling addiction enter treatment programs more easily and quickly. Mercy Health is teaming with 10 addiction treatment providers across Greater Cincinnati that will offer long-term treatment and recovery options for patients on a nearly on-demand basis. The providers include:  BrightView, City Gospel Mission, Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services, Health Experiences, Joseph House, Margaret Mary Health, Northland/Ridge, Sunrise Treatment Center,…

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medication assisted treatment more effective than drug detox

New Study Finds Medication Assisted Treatment More Effective Than Drug Detox

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: November 21, 2017 Updated: August 4, 2021 There is hope for those who are publicly insured and facing opioid addiction, including heroin, fentanyl, or prescription narcotics. But it may not be what you’ve heard. In fact, it’s probably the opposite of what many advertisements, public service announcements, media outlets, TV shows, and social media have been telling you. Groundbreaking research indicates that the traditional medically supervised “detoxification” process doesn’t work. Additionally, it can be an astronomically expensive process as well as a…

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The Global Awareness We Need In This Time of The Opioid Crisis

By BrightView BrightView Meet The Editorial Team Published: February 21, 2017 Updated: February 21, 2017 Often referred to as a devastating disaster for the U.S. medical system – the opioid addiction epidemic has been on the forefront of headlines for a long time, with no end in sight.  However, portraying opioid addiction as just an American problem or trend overlooks the fact that this epidemic is reaching beyond American borders, and has been for quite some time.  A journal published in “World Psychiatry” emphasizes that several middle-income and developed countries…

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