Opiate dependence and addiction
Opiates pain medications have significant side effects as noted in the picture. They can be addictive and long term use makes patients become dependent.
Routine counseling is necessary to manage chronic pain, opiate dependence, and illicit drug addiction. Slow detoxification in a controlled environment is only the beginning of a long-term battle against this chronic disease and to avoid relapses.
One on one counseling with cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) helps to recover quickly and stay sober. Therapy is helpful to manage coexisting disorders like depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD.
Auriculotherapy/ Acupuncture Detox
Ear acupuncture points have been used for many years. Auricular acupuncture/acupressure protocols are used in conjunction with behavioral health to treat addiction and to limit withdrawal symptoms