What is an Intensive Outpatient Program and its Impact on Recovery?

At Sunlight Medical Services, we recognize that recovery from addiction is a journey that requires a personalized approach. One such approach is the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), a flexible yet structured treatment plan. This article delves into what an IOP is and its significant impact on the recovery process. Exploring the Realm of Intensive Outpatient…


What is Vivitrol and How Does it Aid in Addiction Recovery?

At Sunlight Medical Services, we understand the complex and challenging journey of overcoming addiction. This is why we’re committed to offering innovative treatments like Vivitrol, a medication that has revolutionized the approach to addiction recovery. In this article, we’ll explore what Vivitrol is, how it works, and its role in treating alcohol and opioid dependence.…


What is Naltrexone Used For?

In the ever-evolving landscape of addiction treatment, Naltrexone emerges as a beacon of hope, offering new possibilities for those struggling with opioid and alcohol dependencies. At Sunlight Medical Services, we are committed to providing comprehensive care that integrates the latest advancements in medication-assisted treatments. In this article, we explore the pivotal role of Naltrexone in…


Considering The Pros and Cons of Methadone Medication-Assisted Treatment

Methadone for drug addiction is not a new program and has, in fact, been used since the early part of the 1970s. The methadone program is administered by our medical professionals at Sunlight Medical Services as a substitution for the use of opioids. Through carefully controlled and regulated use of methadone, the individual can eliminate…

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What is an MAT Telehealth Program?

When struggling with addiction, having as many treatment options as possible is key to the healing and recovery process. Our medication-assisted treatment program, or MAT, is most effective for individuals struggling with opioid addiction to treat and manage their addiction. Unfortunately, many individuals are unable to find the addiction treatment they need. Whether it is…

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The Differences Between Opiate vs. Opioid

It is not uncommon for individuals to use the terms opiates and opioids interchangeably. Yet, these terms do represent two different, though very similar, classes of drugs. What is the difference between opiate vs. opioid? Understanding the difference can help individuals understand the kind of treatment they need should they or a loved one develop…

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Recognizing the Signs of Opioid Addiction

Opioid abuse is an ongoing public health crisis in the United States. Millions of Americans find themselves struggling with opioid use disorder every year. Yet, for many, recognizing the signs of opioid addiction can be difficult. This leads those who struggle with opioid use disorder to miss out on the treatment that is necessary to…

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What Are Co-Occurring Disorders?

Some of the most common mental health disorders associated with co-occurring disorders include depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and personality disorders. Knowing what are co-occurring disorders is vital in finding the right mental health treatment program and therapies to fit an individual’s unique needs. Without learning more about co-occurring disorders and dual diagnosis treatment, individuals will…