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Hill Recovery continues to pursue abstinence-based medication-assisted treatment

 

Last updated 1/8/2018 at Noon



TEMECULA – Addiction treatment has, for the last 40 years, relied on various medications to enhance safe detoxification. Medications, like benzodiazepines – Valium, Klonipin, Ativan, etc. – allow physicians to slowly help the brain to achieve homeostasis and avoid life-threatening seizures or delirium tremens. Other medications, like Disulfiram or Antabuse, have served to dissuade alcoholics from drinking by creating severe sickness if used in conjunction with alcohol.

More recently, after much resistance from the addiction treatment field, antidepressants like Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft,...



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