“The BRIDGE device brings innovation to the field of Addiction Medicine”

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Introduction The acute pain of withdrawals as measured by C.O.W.S. (Clinical Opiate Withdrawal Scale) is one of the greatest barriers to detoxification and rehabilitation in the industry. While most in-patient and out-patient facilities have protocols in place, many who suffer from this acute and painful time need access to new, safe, nonnarcotic options in pain […]

Naltrexone Science Based Treatment for Alcoholism

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From a Snake Pit to Science About 14 million American adults meet diagnostic criteria for alcohol abuse or alcohol dependence (alcoholism).  Approximately 1.5 million seek treatment for their alcohol-related problems.  Throughout history, attempts to treat alcoholics have been ill conceived and gave disappointing results. An early treatment for alcoholism may have been devised by ancient […]

Naltrexone Points of Information

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Treatment plans using naltrexone ideally respond to individual patient needs. In that regard, practitioners may want to consider the following evidence-based conclusions: 1. Naltrexone is effective in a variety of alcoholism-treatment settings where motivation to stay in treatment, avoid relapses to heavy drinking, and take medications is supported by appropriate psychosocial therapy. 2. Naltrexone may […]

Methamphetamine…..Crystal Meth

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A 2015 study by UCLA researchers has found that Naltrexone, a drug used to treat alcohol and opiate dependence, may also be a promising treatment for addiction to methamphetamine. “The results were about as good as you could hope for,” said Lara Ray, a UCLA associate professor of psychology, director of the UCLA Addictions Laboratory […]


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Welcome to ARCA’s new website we will be working to update all information to provide a better experience and easier navigation . We left links to our old website on our home page, We will be transferring  all info over in due time but for now all will be still available. Assistedrecovery.com old blog has […]