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Navigating the Path to Recovery: The Crucial Role of Medication Management

Embarking on the journey of addiction recovery is a courageous and transformative process. As individuals take the first steps toward healing, it is essential to recognize the pivotal role that medication management plays in supporting recovery. The Bergand Group, a recovery center that offers medication management in Baltimore, provides some insight into this. This blog […]

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Relapse Prevention in Baltimore County

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

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Heroin Addiction in Baltimore - The Bergand Group

Heroin Addiction in Baltimore News

There always seems to be a lot of news in Baltimore on the subject of heroin addiction. Whether it’s the relaying of recent tragedies within the news or celebrations of lawmakers changing things for the better, Charm City is often in the spotlight when it comes to this particular addiction. Fortunately, there has been a

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Outpatient Detox/Withdraw Symptom Management Program Advantages

If you are working to ease away from using drugs or alcohol, you may need a little extra help in the withdrawal period of things. This time can be intense, distressing, and incredibly difficult for many as the physical symptoms rage on against that person’s body from the inside. It can seem impossible, and can

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Prescription Painkillers and Opioids - The Bergand Group

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,

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Opioid Addictions and Overdoses - The Bergand Group

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

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Heroin Addiction in Baltimore County

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

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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

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New Study Highlights Practice of Doctor Shopping

Doctor shopping is the practice of seeking prescriptions for medications such as opioids from multiple doctors in a short period of time. In this way, prescription-seekers can obtain their drugs legally and in large quantities. A new study shows that while this practice accounts for a relatively small percentage of total opioid prescriptions, obsolete data

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