Why Are There Suboxone Therapy Requirements?

Why Are There Suboxone Therapy Requirements?

Why does buprenorphine/naloxone (known by its brand name, Suboxone) have therapy requirements? While patients generally stay on Suboxone for one to two years, we at Workit Clinic know that addiction is a lifelong disease. In order to stick to recovery and truly become free from addiction someone must be able to manage triggers, understand addiction, and maintain a support system.

Press Release: Workit Health Earns B Corporation Certification For Its Commitment To Provide Better Addiction Treatment For All

Press Release: Workit Health Earns B Corporation Certification For Its Commitment To Provide Better Addiction Treatment For All

The hybrid, online/offline addiction care company Workit Health is dedicated to rigorous standards of social impact performance, ethical and sustainable business practices, as well as accountability and transparency in addiction treatment solutions.

Narcotic Pain Meds In Recovery: To Take, Or Not To Take?

Narcotic Pain Meds In Recovery: To Take, Or Not To Take?

Dealing with chronic pain as a person in recovery is a controversial topic. Staunch 12 Steppers may take the hardline approach that you should not take anything stronger than Tylenol for pain. Others take a more pragmatic approach and listen to what their doctor considers to be the best treatment option.

Amy Dresner, author of 'My Fair Junkie,' Talks Family, Sex Addiction, And Coping Tools

Amy Dresner, author of 'My Fair Junkie,' Talks Family, Sex Addiction, And Coping Tools

Amy Dresner's memoir 'My Fair Junkie: A Memoir of Getting Dirty and Staying Clean' is the addiction memoir everyone's talking about. In My Fair Junkie, Amy recounts the grim places addiction to drugs, alcohol, and sex took her. I snagged some of Amy's time to ask her a few questions about the small victories she celebrates today at 5 years sober, how her family feels about the memoir, and more.