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Dan Garrighan of JADE speaks at Allegheny County Overdose Prevention Coalition

Held on July 28, 2016, and attended by over 300 individuals, the conference was held in Scaife Hall at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Medicine. The meeting focused on the peaks and valleys of the recovery process, and included specialist in the field of treatment, as well as from Western Psychiatric Institute, the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Pharmacy, and the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs.

Dan Garrighan spoke to the use of medicated-assisted-treatment, as a method to reduce the risk of opiod overdose deaths. He went on to describe the good experiences that JADE Wellness has had in treating patients with Buprenorphine and Naltrexone (Vivitrol). Dan discussed the importance and value of comprehensive services that should be included in conjunction with medicated-assisted-treatement. Dan stressed that behavioral therapy, community-based recovery supports, peer recovery specialists, access to psychiatric care, and physical health needs are essential to ensuring a successful and lasting recovery




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