Drug Recovery

Drug Recovery

What is drug recovery? What are the signs and symptoms of a drug problem? How do I get treatment? Do you or a loved one need a drug recovery facility? We offer drug abuse rehabilitation, support and drug abuse counseling.

At Addiction Medicine Care A.M.C., we help answer all your questions about drug abuse, the warning signs, the types of drug treatment and recovery. We are an office based opioid treatment practice serving any individual who struggles with drug abuse. Opioid medications such as prescription painkillers (oxycodone, morphine, hydrocodone, codeine, fentanyl and more) or heroin can be treated with our individualized recovery plans.

Get help for yourself, a loved one, a family member or a friend today at Addiction Medicine Care A.M.C. We’re here for you. We believe our comprehensive approach will be the most effective aid in helping overcome the grip of drug abuse. Learn more about drug recovery and how to get your life back at Addiction Medicine Care A.M.C. in Nashville, TN.

Identifying Addiction Relapse Triggers

By | 2019-05-05T13:44:38+00:00 July 15th, 2018|A Clean Life, Drug Recovery, Sobriety|

Identifying Addiction Relapse Triggers Those seeking life long recovery from opioid addiction must identify and be aware of their relapse triggers. During the recovery process it is not uncommon for an addict to relapse, returning briefly to their drug of choice. Although this may be a part of the recovery process for some,

Fentanyl and The Opioid Crisis

By | 2019-05-05T13:46:28+00:00 June 17th, 2018|Drug Recovery, Opioid Addiction|

Fentanyl and The Opioid Crisis Even with opioid addiction gaining national attention, overdose death rates from synthetic opioids (other than methadone) have more than doubled.  This in part is a result of illicitly manufactured fentanyl. What is Fentanyl and Why is it Leading the Opioid Crisis? Fentanyl is an opioid prescribed to treat

Opioid Addiction Treatment and Nutrition

By | 2019-05-05T13:48:10+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Drug Addiction Rehab Treatment, Drug Recovery, Opioid Addiction|

Opioid Addiction Treatment and Nutrition Nutrition is not usually considered when a person is thinking of going through opioid or heroin detox and recovery. Good nutrition gives the body the nutrients it needs to help the body and mind recover. We know that effective treatment for opioid addiction consists of medication-assisted treatment, combined

How To Cope With Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms

By | 2019-05-05T13:53:00+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Addiction Symptoms, Drug Addiction Rehab Treatment, Drug Recovery, Drug Withdrawal, Opioid Addiction|

How To Cope With Opiate Withdrawal Symptoms With more than two million Americans dependent on or abusing prescription pain pills and street drugs, opioid addiction is at epidemic levels in the United States. Overcoming opioid addiction requires individualized opioid recovery plans that include medication-assisted treatment and drug addiction counseling. During the recovery process,

Opioid Addiction Medication-Assisted Treatment

By | 2019-05-05T13:55:23+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Drug Addiction Rehab Treatment, Drug Recovery, Opioid Addiction|

Opioid Addiction Medication-Assisted Treatment Opioid addiction has ravaged communities across the country. Recently, President Trump declared the opioid epidemic “a public health emergency.” Those suffering from opioid (prescription pain killers) and heroin addiction find the addiction powerful.  It is very difficult to quit because of the cravings and withdrawal symptoms. Medication-assisted treatment (MAT)

Managing Stress During Drug Addiction Recovery

By | 2019-05-05T14:00:30+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|A Clean Life, Drug Addiction Rehab Treatment, Drug Recovery, Drug Withdrawal, Sobriety|

Managing Stress During Drug Addiction Recovery One of the first steps to long-term drug addiction recovery is identifying potential relapse triggers. With stress being one of the leading reasons for relapsing, it’s important to understand how to manage day-to-day stress. Stress can not only lead to the beginning stages of drug addiction, but

Overcoming Opioid Addiction’s Path of Destruction

By | 2019-05-05T14:01:46+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|A Clean Life, Drug Addiction Rehab Treatment, Drug Recovery, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse|

Overcoming Opioid Addiction’s Path of Destruction Opioid addiction does not take long to start destroying a user’s life. Therefore, understanding how to overcome drug addiction can help an opiate abuser get their life back. An opioid addiction does not cure itself. Due to its addictiveness, without proper opioid addiction treatment, opiate abuse will

Impact of Opiate Abuse on Families

By | 2019-05-05T14:02:44+00:00 December 23rd, 2017|Addiction Symptoms, Drug Addiction Rehab Treatment, Drug Recovery, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse|

Impact of Opiate Abuse on Families An opioid addiction wreaks havoc on a user’s life, but also greatly impacts the lives of their family members. Consequently, opiate abuse does not stop at destroying all areas of an addict’s life, it causes many stresses for family members as well. Opiate abuse can create personal

Steps to Opioid Recovery

By | 2019-05-05T14:05:00+00:00 December 23rd, 2017|Drug Addiction Rehab Treatment, Drug Recovery, Opioid Addiction, Sobriety|

Steps to Opioid Recovery Opioid addiction affects many aspects of a person’s life. Recovery from opioid addiction requires a complete transformation of mind, body, and soul. Each case is unique and depends on the individual, the treatment used, the opioid being abused, length of time the opioid was abused, the support available to

This is the Only Safe Way to Treat Opioid Users

By | 2019-05-05T14:06:02+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Drug Addiction Rehab Treatment, Drug Recovery, Opioid Addiction|

This is the only safe way to treat opioid users At Addiction Medicine Care A.M.C., we recommend reading this article from The Washington Post. This article was not written by A.M.C., but provides valuable information on treating opioid users. The below article is from The Washington Post and written by Michael Stein, a