A chronic disease due to deficiency of dopamine, a brain chemical that allows people to feel normal, deal with life, be content & happy. As much a chronic disease as diabetes which is due to a deficiency of insulin in the pancreas.
ADDICTION STATISTICS Almost 85,000 Americans die annually due to excessive drinking. 4 Million + visit emergency rooms for alcohol-related problems. Newborns experiencing Opioid Withdrawals YR 2000 Only 19 in 2016…More than 2,000
ADDICTION HAS 3 OUTCOMES: JAIL, DEATH, OR…..RECOVERY
While addiction cannot be cured, it can be treated and managed. Past addiction treatment programs have been abstinence-only with dismal results, less than 10% sobriety after one year. Here at A New Start we have proven success in managing that treatment program with two Board Certified Addictionologists on staff.
Insurances We Accept :
- Medicaid (Anthem, Aetna, Humana, Passport-Molina, WellCare)
- MultiPlanAlliance Coal
- TriCare East
- And others…
Opioid Addiction is a chronic disease due to deficiency of dopamine, a brain chemical that allows people to feel normal, deal with life, be content & happy. As much a chronic disease as diabetes which is due to a deficiency of insulin in the pancreas.
Outpatient Care begins with selection of an Accredited Treatment Program.
MAT is an evidence-based practice that combines medication with counseling, behavioral therapies, psychosocial therapies, and social support services to treat substance use disorders, opioid dependence, and prevent opioid overdoses.
12 Step Program
The 12 Steps were created by the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous to establish guidelines to overcome an addiction to alcohol. The program gained enough success in its early years for other addiction support groups to adapt the steps to their own needs.