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HEP C AND SUBOXONE

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 […]

CRS program running strong AT JADE since onset September 2015

Our Certified Recovery Specialist, (CRS) Program was developed in 2015 to provide peer support services for many of our clients. The CRS assists with helping patients regain control over their lives in the recovery process. Our Certified Recovery Specialist help our clients navigate the many support services available to them in their recovery and understands […]

5 Year Tradition at JADE Pirate Game Celebrate Recovery at PNC

This year marked year 5 that the Family and Staff of JADE Wellness as well as clients participated in CELEBRATE RECOVERY FROM ADDICTION at PNC PARK on September 11, 2016. The event was once again sponsored by our friends at IRETA, Institute for Research Training Education in Addictions as well as the leadership of CCBH, […]

JADE Wellness Welcomes Board Certified Addiction Psychiatrist Dr. Shannon Allen

JADE Wellness Center is honored to announce the hiring of Dr. Shannon Allen as full time addiction psychiatrist on staff. Shannon Allen, MD is a graduate of Drexel University College of Medicine. She trained in general psychiatry at Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic (WPIC), University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, and completed a fellowship in addiction […]