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The Many Benefits of Medication-Assisted Treatment Mar 6th, 2020

Successfully treating addiction to opioids, alcohol, and other substances usually involves both medication and counseling. Dr. Daniel Headrick and his compassionate team at Headrick Medical Center in San Juan Capistrano, California, help you get a handle on your addiction with medication-assisted treatment (MAT). What is medication-assisted treatment? Medication-assisted treatment (MAT)...

5 Tips for Avoiding Relapse Feb 1st, 2020

Breaking the cycle of addiction to opioids or other substances is never easy. Dr. Daniel Headrick and his caring team at Headrick Medical Center in San Juan Capistrano, California, help you see the light at the end of the tunnel. While the path isn’t always smooth and you may relapse...

Want to Break the Chains of Addiction? Here's How You Can Get Started Jan 1st, 2020

Did you know that almost 20 million Americans are currently struggling with addiction? The problem is that addictive substances take over the brain’s reward system, making it difficult to make smart decisions, even when painful consequences are sure to result. Addiction completely rewires the brain, making it difficult to stop...

Feeling Run-Down? IV Vitamin Therapy Can Give You a Boost Dec 1st, 2019

Intravenous (IV) therapy is well-known for its ability to deliver medications quickly during hospital stays or surgery, but this isn’t the only way in which IVs are used. According to the Postgraduate Medical Journal, IV therapy is a convenient way for health care professionals to administer saline, medication, and even...

What are the Benefits of Sublocade for Addiction Treatment? Nov 1st, 2019

Opioid recovery can be difficult at times. You may experience strong urges and withdrawal symptoms that make you feel miserable. As a result, long-term recovery may seem impossible — but it’s not. At Headrick Medical Center, located in San Juan Capistrano, California, Dr. Daniel Headrick and our team know what...

How Regenerative NAD+ Therapy Helps Addiction Patients in Their Recovery Oct 1st, 2019

Addiction is a serious disease that can cause many different issues in a person’s life and the lives of their loved ones. If you or someone you love has decided to seek addiction treatment, this is a great beginning to a safe and successful recovery period. While addiction treatment programs...

Treating Alcohol Addiction with Vivitrol®: All Your Questions Answered Sep 1st, 2019

Recovering from alcohol addiction takes strength and determination. It also requires personal and behavioral changes, as well as counseling support. However, medical treatment options can help as well. If you're ready to cut back, medications like Vivitrol® (naltrexone) can support you as you reduce your alcohol intake, making it easier...

Approaching a Loved One About Getting Addiction Treatment Jul 20th, 2019

We’re going to start this blog post by saying that addiction is an incredibly difficult disease to deal with — for the person in the throes of addiction and for those who can only stand by helplessly. If you suspect that your loved one is developing a substance use problem...