man deals with withdrawal with suboxone and medication assisted treatment

Suboxone and Medication-Assisted Treatment

In recent years, a number of medications have been developed to treat certain substance abuse disorders in what is known as Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT). While some drugs such as methamphetamine still have no effective medications that may aid in their treatment, there are now FDA-approved medications used to treat opioid or alcohol substance abuse disorders.…

businessman leaning on rock wall in the fall after alcohol recovery

The Gift of Recovery: An Alcoholic’s Journey

Oct 31, 2017   Writing the recovery stories is a real privilege. Every time I get to know my co-workers a little more and my understanding of recovery grows a little deeper. Today was no different. I had the opportunity to spend time with Spencer Meng, Admissions Specialist at Granite Recovery Centers. Every morning Spencer’s office…

man with arms crossed defensively at restaurant in need of addiction recovery

A Quiet Mind: Part 1

“And then I started to think, ‘But he doesn’t feel that way anymore.’ I could see it; he wasn’t miserable and that made me interested.” -Piers Kaniuka, Director of Spiritual Life. Piers Kaniuka, Director of Spiritual Life Today I interviewed Piers Kaniuka, the Director of Spiritual Life for Granite Recovery Centers. Piers’ office is located on…

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Making Amends

Eric Spofford CEO, Granite Recovery Centers “Being a drug addict, I loved things that felt good. I had this natural order about me that was a false operating system that I had been relying on for years. If it feels bad, it is bad; if it feels good, it is good. That almost killed me.”…