Fentenyl

What Is Fentanyl?

Fentanyl is a powerful medication that has been seen in headlines across the country. To learn more about this pain medication, watch the short video below. Call Mountainside at 860-824-1397 and speak with one of our opioid addiction admissions specialists. We can help you get the treatment you need to overcome your addiction.  

How Repealing the Affordable Care Act Could Affect the Opioid Crisis

As efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act move forward, there have been questions about how the repeal would affect the opioid epidemic currently throwing the nation into crisis. In The Huffington Post, Michael Botticelli, former director of the White House’s Office of National Drug Control Policy, argued that the repeal would damage any progress … Continued

Opioids

What Are Opioids?

According to Psychology Today, opioids are “a class of controlled pain-management drugs that contain natural or synthetic chemicals based on morphine, the active component of opium.” Most people are introduced to opioids by way of a prescription from their doctor. To learn more about opioids, watch the short video below. If you or a loved … Continued