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Unlocking Hope: The Powerful Impact of MOUD

Understanding Medications for Opioid Use Disorder MOUD

Key Takeaways MOUD includes FDA-approved medications like methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone to treat opioid use disorder (OUD). MOUD treatment can reduce withdrawal symptoms, prevent overdose, and support long-term recovery. Integrating MOUD with behavioral therapies enhances treatment outcomes. MOUD is available through various opioid treatment programs and primary care providers. Access to MOUD is crucial for […]

The Intersection of Homelessness and Substance Abuse

The Intersection of Homelessness and Substance Abuse

Key Takeaways There is a strong link between homelessness and substance abuse, with each often exacerbating the other. Addressing both issues simultaneously is crucial for effective intervention and recovery. Integrated treatment programs and supportive housing are key strategies.   Introduction Homelessness and substance abuse are deeply intertwined issues that affect millions of people worldwide. Understanding […]

The Role of Family Therapy in Addiction Recovery

The Role of Family Therapy in Addiction Recovery

Key Takeaways Understanding the importance of involving family in the addiction recovery process. Insight into how family therapy can improve recovery outcomes. Strategies for families to support a loved one during recovery. Introduction Addiction does not only destroy an individual but also the family, changing dynamics and challenging relationships. Family therapy is now seen as […]

Drug Use Among Elderly Population is Growing in Texas

Drug Use Among Elderly Populations in Texas Rising

Drug addiction within the elderly population in Texas represents a significant but often overlooked public health challenge. As the baby boomer generation ages, the number of older adults facing substance misuse issues, including prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs, and illegal substances, is rising. This demographic shift underscores the need for specialized detox and rehab services that […]

Houston’s Policies on Harm Reduction for Substance Abuse

Houstons Policies on Harm Reduction for Substance Abuse

Harm reduction is an essential approach in addressing substance abuse, focusing on minimizing the negative consequences of addiction. While harm reduction programs have proven effective in supporting individuals who use drugs, they are currently lacking in Texas, including Houston. Claudia Dambra, an advocate with the Houston Harm Reduction Alliance, has been operating underground harm reduction […]