Increasing access, achieving insurance parity, reducing stigma, and raising awareness for both patients and healthcare professionals
Naloxone saves lives.
Naloxone is a medication used to reverse the effects of opioid overdose. Specifically, naloxone allows an overdose victim to breathe normally. It is not addictive and cannot be abused. Training on recognizing and responding to opioid overdose is encouraged and available for first responders and community members.
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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive behavioral therapy helps people avoid and cope with situations where they might be tempted to use substances like at a party, on vacation, or after stressful week at work.
Contingency management uses positive reinforcement to reward individuals for things like remaining substance-free, going to counseling, or taking treatment medications as prescribed.
Motivational Enhancement Therapy
Motivational enhancement therapy encourages people to change their lifestyle and seek treatment.
Family therapy utilizes family support in combating substance use and looks for negative patterns that could lead to craving substances; popular among younger population groups.
Twelve-Step Facilitation (TSF)
Twelve-step facilitation (TSF) consists of 12 weekly sessions designed to prepare individuals for longer commitment community programs like Alcoholics Anonymous.