Medication Management Within Addiction Treatment


Since an addiction nearly always requires one prescription or another to ease the experience of the patient, the individual often needs aid in medication management. Having a professional to help balance the drugs that are taken, even if they are for the person's own good, can make a big difference in the transition from detox [...]

Medication Management Within Addiction Treatment2019-08-14T16:53:40-04:00

Managing Medications with MAT


Rehabilitation and recovery come with prescriptions to aid in the process more often than not. Managing medications, then, is a big next step that is necessary to reach a more complete sobriety. However, without aid, it can be more difficult than one might think. Treatment to Help in Managing Medications "Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the [...]

Managing Medications with MAT2019-08-15T10:40:42-04:00

Medication Management Aids in Relapse Prevention


There have been a number of steps taken and laws passed to try and alleviate the damage done by the opioid epidemic. The abuse of prescription pills has taken and upended countless lives in the United States in recent years and those in power are working gradually to see what can be done to improve [...]

Medication Management Aids in Relapse Prevention2019-08-15T10:49:03-04:00

Prescription Painkillers’ Paradoxical Addiction


There is a lot of less-than-positive news when it comes to opioids these days, particularly when it comes to the rates of addictions and the difficulties that come with them. Unfortunately, as more and more research is done about prescription painkillers and their effects, there are more concerning breakthroughs that take place. In this case, [...]

Prescription Painkillers’ Paradoxical Addiction2019-08-15T10:55:22-04:00

Opioid Addictions and Overdoses Pose Serious, Fatal Problems


It isn't breaking news that opioid addictions and overdoses having been a major problem in the United States within a period that stretches back almost thirty years.  Doctors, who can recognize the symptoms immediately and determine what substance has brought in the overdose patient, are seeing more and more a certain demographic of people who fall victim [...]

Opioid Addictions and Overdoses Pose Serious, Fatal Problems2019-08-15T11:00:30-04:00

Vivitrol Now Offered at The Bergand Group


The Bergand Group, with offices in Towson and Bel Air, Maryland, now offers Vivitrol as a medication management option to help reduce opioid and alcohol dependence during treatment. Medication Management at The Bergand Group is always used in conjunction with programs such as group, individual, and family therapy. The physical withdrawal symptoms from certain substances [...]

Vivitrol Now Offered at The Bergand Group2019-08-15T11:21:47-04:00

Medication Management During Drug Rehab


During your drug rehabilitation, sometimes medication management is necessary for success. While The Bergand Group has a drug free/abstinence philosophy as the foundation to addiction treatment, we also recognize evidence-based and appropriate use of medications and dietary supplements to assist with addiction treatment and co-occurring disorders. Our physicians are experienced and trained in the use [...]

Medication Management During Drug Rehab2017-02-10T10:06:00-05:00

Heroin Addiction Treatment


Heroin is a dangerous drug and those who use heroin often become addicted from first use. Heroin addiction rates have skyrocketed in the Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Harford County areas. In fact, ABC News reported that in Harford County “there have been two heroin overdose deaths, and 12 non-fatal overdoses,” since the beginning of [...]

Heroin Addiction Treatment2017-02-10T10:06:02-05:00

Understanding Addiction


Understanding addiction is usually done by looking at its negative aspects. Why does the addict participate in these behaviors? Why does the addict do harm to themselves and others? While these are all good questions, Gabor Maté, a Canadian physician who has specialized in terminal illness, chemical dependents, and HIV positive patients, discusses looking at addiction [...]

Understanding Addiction2017-02-10T10:06:06-05:00

Treatment Services Provided by The Bergand Group


The Bergand Group would like to thank you for your support of our efforts to provide truly individualized dual diagnosis and primary substance abuse disorder treatment. We are very proud to announce the expansion of our services, now COMAR certified at our offices in Lutherville, MD: […]

Treatment Services Provided by The Bergand Group2017-02-10T10:06:08-05:00