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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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…


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…