Tele Visits – Helping Patients Achieve Recovery During the COVID-19 Crisis

May 28, 2020 Addiction During the Pandemic   The Covid-19 “shut down” has adversely impacted everyone nationwide. Addiction treatment practices whose patients, staff, and their respective families have been forced to contend with severe disruption.   Unfortunately, addiction and dependency on substances don’t “shut down” or quarantine themselves from wreaking havoc on people’s lives.  Indeed, […]

Ketamine Therapy – For Patients Suffering from Depression

KETAMINE   Victory Recovery Partners will offer ketamine therapy to those substance use disorder patients who our psychiatric and medical providers believe would benefit from such treatments.   What Is Ketamine Ketamine is a medicine that was first used as a painkiller in the 1960’s for wounded soldiers on the battlefields of Vietnam.   More recently, […]

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Addicts Don’t Wear Labels: Opioid Addiction Can Be Closer Than You Think

Let’s be honest. Addiction doesn’t discriminate. It can happen to anyone at any time. Most of us have been touched by it at some point in our lives. Whether it be a family member, neighbor, friend or even us, opioid addiction cuts across all levels of society. The disturbing part is it may be right […]

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Is Marijuana Addictive?

Currently, marijuana is fully legalized in 11 states. In 30 other states, it is either decriminalized, legal for medicinal use, or a combination of both. In fact, marijuana is only entirely illegal in just nine states, and the laws are changing every day. With marijuana legalization becoming more prevalent, this begs the question: Is marijuana […]

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What Is Hepatitis C?

What Is Hepatitis C? Victory has diagnosed an above-average incidence of Hepatitis C among its substance use disorder patients. When properly diagnosed, this disease can be treated and cured. In fact, over the last year Victory has cured more than 25 patients from this life-threatening disease and incorporated Hepatitis C testing into the core regimen […]

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Every day, lives are being saved with medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for those who are ready to face their opioid addiction and begin the road to recovery. With opioid overdoses claiming an average of four lives every hour, every day (that’s almost 100 lives per day), MAT is bringing hope to patients and their families for […]

Fentanyl – Not Your Average Heroin

Fentanyl – Not Your Average Heroin

Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid that is similar to morphine, but 50-to-100 times more potent. Like morphine, it is a medicine typically used to treat patients with severe pain, especially after surgery. However, fentanyl is also made illegally and distributed as a street drug. Street names for illegal fentanyl include ‘Apache,’ ‘China Girl,’ ‘China […]

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Opioid Dependency | Taking the First Steps to Recovery

Recovery begins from within. It only requires a positive outlook and a belief in yourself. To successfully start recovery from substance use disorder, it’s essential to work with trained professionals who understand your struggle. We know it can be scary to take the first step, and seeking help is the first step to breaking free […]

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The Consequences of Substance Use Disorder

Now that you understand the facts about today’s opioid crisis, it’s essential to explore the consequences of substance use disorder. In addition to taking tens of thousands of lives, addiction tears families apart, deprives individuals of their livelihood, and generally imposes enormous burdens on society. Consequences of Substance Use Disorder For the first time in […]