A therapist comforts a patient suffering from opioid abuse

Treating Opioid Abuse

Opioid prescription drug dependence can happen easily, often without a person realizing they’ve become dependent. Sadly, opioid abuse can lead to severe withdrawal symptoms when you try to kick the habit. Fortunately, medically supervised opioid detox in Tampa, FL, offers the tools and support needed to stop opioid use safely and effectively. BoardPrep Recovery Center®

Man considers the difficulty of treating opioid addiction during Covid

Reflecting on the Challenges of Treating Opioid Addiction During a Pandemic

Clearly, since its arrival here in the U.S., the COVID-19 pandemic has increasingly wreaked havoc upon the American population and the U.S. healthcare system. However, according to recent CDC (Center for Disease Control) numbers, so has the opioid epidemic. Specifically, between May 2019 and April 2020, 76,000 people died from an opioid overdose, “setting 2020…