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One Patient’s Journey from Fentanyl to Suboxone®

Author: Joan Shepherd, Family Nurse Practitioner *Names have been changed for privacy. I met Jonathan* yesterday and immediately liked him. He came to our AppleGate Recovery office in Richmond, VA to…

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Opioid Addiction Rising Among Black Americans

Opioid Addiction Rising Among Black Americans The COVID-19 pandemic has changed everyone’s lives around the world, but in America, some communities are experiencing the devastating impact of increased opioid overdose…

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5 Fears With Opioid Addiction Recovery

The decision to end the cycle of addiction and break free from opioids takes perseverance and courage. Even as you make that choice, you’ll confront several fears that may tempt…

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Overcoming Loneliness in Recovery During the Pandemic

As social distancing continues, COVID-19 impacts our physical, emotional and social health. Loneliness is on the rise, reaching epidemic proportions. Those most at risk of fatal loneliness are the individuals…

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Top Questions About Suboxone®

Top Questions About Suboxone®

Suboxone® is a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone, two medications that can help decrease the severity of withdrawal symptoms and reduce a dependency on opioids. These two medications work together as an effective…

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Postpartum Opioid Scripts Tied to Risk of Serious Events

Opioid addiction isn’t an issue we typically associate with pregnancy, but doctors often prescribe opioids after childbirth to alleviate their patients’ postpartum pain. Regardless of whether you’ve never taken opioids…

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