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COVID-19 pandemic making drug addict treatments struggle, local addiction treatment center says

PITTSBURGH — So many of the things that people struggling with addiction need on a daily basis have been taken away from them because of the pandemic. For workers at the Jade Wellness Center on the South Side, the drug abuse epidemic has never taken a backseat. But the director of the Jade Wellness Center, […]

Letter from a Patient

A recent patient shares their experience with JADE Wellness CenterThroughout my addiction, I have made many attempts at recovery involving rehabs, outpatient treatment, and intensive Outpatient treatment. During all of those previous failed attempts at recovery, I learned that even though I was in a recovering atmosphere my recovery needs were not truly being addressed. […]

Drug Addiction Treatment Pittsburgh

OxyContin addiction has grown exponentially since its development in 1995. Initially developed to help chronic pain, OxyContin is similar in structure to Heroin, Percodan, and Morphine. OxyContin is highly addictive and has become one of the most abused drugs on the market. OxyContin, a man-made substance, is both physically addicting and emotionally debilitating if taken […]


An early report of adverse events related to Suboxone treatment noted that some participants showed increases in serum aminotransferase levels, but these increases could not be directly attributed to Suboxone. What is Hep C and Suboxone? That study was published prior to the availability of clinical testing for Hep C so the Hep C status […]

2017 Pittsburgh Recovery Walk- JOIN OUR TEAM!

Hello to all of our lovely friends, family, colleagues and supporters. September is fast approaching. And along with the changing temperatures, fall leaves, football games and pumpkin everything, is National recovery month! Amongst all of the recovery themed activities planned one of our favorites is the Annual Pittsburgh Recovery Walk. On September 16th in downtown […]

Nov 4 2016 KDKA News Segment with JADE Wellness Vivitrol

On November 4, 2016, KDKA-Pittsburgh aired a story which focused on the success in treating opioid addiction with Vivitrol. JADE Wellness Centers has been using Vivitrol since 2011. Dr. Robert Woolhandler, an addiction specialist at JADE Wellness and a pioneer of vivitrol treatment was interviewed and explained the pharmacology of Vivitrol and how this once […]