Sober Living Homes That Accept United Healthcare Insurance in Connecticut

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Westport House is a drug and alcohol sober living home and in-network insurance coverage provider for United Healthcare. We are located in Fairfield County Connecticut 20 miles from Westchester County and 52 miles to NYC. We provide substance abuse rehab for young men aged 18-30. If you or a family member is considering an extended care sober living treatment center who …

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Sober Living at College

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Sober living at college is for those who have completed a drug and alcohol rehab program, or who have entered recovery, can be anxious about returning to college life, surrounded by triggers and students who are entering college for the first time and may have had drug and alcohol issues in the past. In many cases, students may postpone college …

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Sober Living and University: Sober Dorms & Collegiate Recovery Programs (CRP)

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Sober living in universities is a challenging concept. Pregaming – binge-drinking before social or sporting events – is widespread, and can start as early as 8 am on the day of a big game. The parties take place anywhere; on fraternity porches and lawns, student house’s roofs and balconies, and undercover in dorms – everywhere but inside the academic halls. …

Oregon State, University of Texas Join List of Campuses with Sober Housing

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Universities and colleges across the United States are beginning to add sober housing alternatives for their students in recovery from addiction. Their roommate matching programs allow students in recovery to request a roommate in recovery. Matching students in recovery can dramatically reduce the instances of peer pressure or exposure to relapse triggers in dorm and residence hall life. Aaron Voyles, …

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Staying Sober in College When in Recovery

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Staying sober in college when you are also in recovery can seem like an intimidating prospect. For decades, college has been fertile ground for young adult experimentation. Partying, drinking and drugs have all been a part of the picture—and today, potentially even more so. College drinking is on the increase, according to a report by the National Institute on Alcohol …

The Suboxone Sober Living Program at Westport House

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For individuals with a chronic relapse history and limited periods of abstinence, Suboxone maintenance is considered an appropriate treatment option. Subutex is typically not used for maintenance unless the individual has specific medical conditions that would explicitly require the use of Subutex instead of Suboxone. A Lack of Sober House Options For Suboxone Clients Unfortunately, Suboxone has become a dirty …

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How Do I Taper Off Suboxone?

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A treatment plan to help you taper off Suboxone safely can be developed and supported by your prescriber. Suboxone Taper: Reduction of Dose Although treatment plans may slightly vary from one individual patient to another, the recommended Suboxone taper daily dose reduction is often no more than 25%, with no more than a 4mg reduction per day. Length of Tapering …

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Is Suboxone Addictive?

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Is Suboxone Addictive? Suboxone is a medication used to treat opioid misuse and addiction and works by preventing withdrawal symptoms. It contains a combination of buprenorphineand Naloxone. Buprenorphine is similar to other opioids such as heroin, oxycodone. morphine, codeine and hydrocodone, but the euphoric effect is greatly diminished. Naloxone on the other hand actually blocks the effects of buprenorphine, but …

What is Suboxone?

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Suboxone is used to treat opioid addiction. It contains a combination of two medications: buprenorphine and naloxone. Buprenorphine is an opioid medication, and naloxone is included to discourage abuse of the medication. It is used to help people addicted to heroin and other opioids by reducing withdrawal symptoms and decrease cravings. Suboxone was approved by the FDA in 2002 for …

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Find a Sober Living Program Specializing in Suboxone Management

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Prospective clients or family members regularly reach out to Westport House admissions to inquire about our sober living program and if they are allowed to continue taking Suboxone while residing with us. The answer is yes. And the reasons are clear. Under the Fair Housing Act (FHA), it is illegal to discriminate against individuals participating in medication-assisted treatment (Suboxone). Apart …