Patient Success Stories

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“Focus on your recovery!” A Methadone Treatment Success Story – Jacob

“Focus on your recovery” is a message that Jacob, 26, of Arizona wants to share with others who want to overcome addiction. He’s been down the path of opiate addiction, and he’s seen the challenges that get in the way of success. Now working and going to school, Jacob embraces life and the dream to…
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Thomas’s Story: The Future is Bright  

At around 15 or 16 years old, Thomas was prescribed Percocet for an injury. Not too long after, a skateboarding accident left him with a severe injury to his face. This was followed up by having his wisdom teeth surgically removed. Each time, he was given a new prescription for opioids. In the end, he…
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Linda’s Story: The Opportunity of a Lifetime

Now 70 years old, Linda began drinking at a very young age, smoking marijuana at 17 and using heroin in her early 20’s. She chased the feeling of ease and comfort she got from using alcohol and drugs for the next 40 years. Born and raised in Sacramento, California, Linda grew up in a family…
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When Can I Take Suboxone® After Opioid Use?

August 11, 2022

Generally, you will need to wait at least 12-24 hours after opioid use to begin treating withdrawal symptoms with Suboxone®….

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Can You Drink Coffee While Taking Methadone?

August 3, 2022

Methadone is a safe, effective treatment for opioid addiction. It is most commonly used for opioid use disorder (OUD) because…

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