Medication can help break the chains of chemical dependence.
Specific medications can help the tormenting and often dangerous phases of the withdrawal period. Many people worry about possible risks from certain medications but the fact remains that using such treatments can help stabilize patients and allow health care professionals to offer assistance.
Suboxone® / Buprenorphine
Usually given as an injection for patients who are struggling with an opioid addiction.
Vivitrol® / Naltrexone
Typically used to prevent relapses due to opioid dependence after detox but can also be used to prevent relapses into alcohol or other drugs.