Lexington Center Now Over Medication-Assisted Treatment For Opioid Addiction

The Lexington Center for Opioid Dependence has been working towards effective treatment within its facility. The business is now offering medication-assisted treatment as an option.

Lexington. KY – Overcoming opioid dependence can be the biggest challenge in the recovery of a patient. They can either have a relapse and return to opioid addiction or completely recover and recover their life free from opioids. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 130 people in the United States die from an opioid overdose. Estimates by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention place the cost of opioid dependence at $78.5 billion a year.


Helping Patients Overcome Dependence


The Lexington Center for Opioid Dependence recognizes that the biggest and toughest step towards recovering from addition is the decision to make a change. As Lexington’s premier opioid and pain medication center, the facility assists patients in taking their first step towards complete recovery.


Lexington Center’s Medication Assisted Treatment is an outpatient program conducted in a safe and friendly environment focused on recovery, relapse prevention, and return to a drug-free life. The Lexington center for recovery believes that true recovery is possible if three elements are present: 1) strong, lasting psychosocial support in the home; 2) enduring & consistent counseling sessions with experienced and certified counselors; 3) medication-assisted treatment.


To get admitted into the program, the patient should first fill out the necessary paperwork. They will then undergo medical, psychosocial, and drug use assessment to determine addiction and treatment needs in order to put together the right recovery plan for the patient.


About the Center


The mission of The Lexington Center is to assist opioid-dependent people in reclaiming their lives from the grips of addiction. Built for the purpose of improving the lives of patients on a one-to-one basis, it aims to effectively counteract the destructive effects of opioid dependency to an individual and eventually to the community.


The center employs licensed and experienced staff with using medications to end physical withdrawal symptoms to help them cope with their cravings as safely and painlessly as possible. Doctors are board-certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine.


For inquiries, patients can call The Lexington Center for Opioid Dependence at (859)317-9159. Check out https://www.thelexingtoncenter.com/for more information about the center and its programs.

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