Antabuse

William CarrickUncategorized

Antabuse Antabuse (Disulfuram) is a medication that some people in recovery take to help them stay away from Alcohol. This medication is considered aversive treatment because it makes a person violently ill if they drink alcohol while they are on the medication. This pill is taken daily, usually in the morning. Once taken, the person will get sick and have to throw up if they drink alcohol. Divergent Views by Clinicians Antabuse has divergent views in the Substance Use field. Thus it has wide acceptance in some circles and is not even considered in other circles. One treatment program, a … Read More

Addiction Conference, Opioid Treatment, Early Recovery

William CarrickUncategorized

Addiction Conference, Opioid Treatment, and Early Recovery Executive Home Detox and Executive Recovery Coach have a busy week ahead; Attendance at an addiction conference, Assisting in a transition from Opioid Dependence to Naltrexone (Vivitrol), and Coaching a client in early recovery. Addiction Conference: ASAM, or the American Society of Addiction Medicine, will have their annual conference in Baltimore, Md. this week. EHD will be an exhibitor and, Bill Carrick, the President of EHD, will be a conference attendee.  The conference looks promising; covering topics ranging from Opioid Dependence and treatment options to the Genetic of Alcohol Use Disorder. I look … Read More