Are you or a loved one living with an opioid addiction? If so, you're not alone.
More than 40 million Americans have a substance use disorder. Opioid use disorder is a type of substance use disorder.
It's a chronic medical condition where people can't control their use of drugs like heroin, oxycodone, or Vicodin®.
For people with opioid use disorder, these drugs can harm their health, their ability to work, or their relationships.
The UPMC General Internal Medicine Recovery Engagement Program can help. Our clinic helps you achieve recovery from opioid addiction.
Our goal is to help you reclaim your life.
To learn more or make an appointment, call 412-232-6275.
The Recovery Engagement Program is a clinic at UPMC Mercy in Pittsburgh, Pa. that provides help with opioid addiction.
Our program offers many services to help you defeat your substance use disorder.
An addiction expert will contact you within one business day of you getting in touch with us to set up a visit.
When you meet, our team member will take the time to get to know you and your current status. They'll also explain the program and what it might look like if you take part.
Our team will bring you into the office for a medical exam. It helps us decide which treatment plan is right for you and works best for your unique needs.
Some people may need inpatient treatment to help with their opioid addiction. Others may find more success with outpatient care.
MAT can help:
Studies show that cognitive-behavioral therapy, a type of talk therapy, can play an essential role in recovery.
Your therapist will help you manage any mental health issues like anxiety or depression. They'll also work with you as you learn new techniques to help you manage stress.
Our peer recovery team has finished the Recovery Engagement Program and can:
Our licensed social workers:
People who get addicted to opioids often have an untreated physical or mental health issue.
Our PCPs will treat not only your opioid use disorder but also any other health problems you may have.
The program offers lab testing to help us track your progress.
And new genetic tests can help us create a more customized recovery plan for you.
To take part in the program, you must:
Your doctor may refer you to us — or you can reach out to us on your own.
We can help you find other addiction treatment options if you don't qualify for the program.
When you come to our program, you have access to a team of medical, mental health, addiction, and social support experts.
Our program doctors will:
Our MAs work closely with our outpatient doctors and:
Our addiction recovery program therapists:
These team members:
Having support from people who have lived through addiction and recovery is vital.
Peer navigators have been through the process. They serve as role models, cheerleaders, and mentors.
We're here to help you heal from opioid use disorder. To learn more about the program or make an appointment, call 412-232-6275.