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Opioid use disorder

Opioid epidemic, drug abuse and overdose

Pocatello Wellness Clinic offers Opioid Use Disorder medication assisted treatment!


We have been extensively trained via AANP (American Association of Nurse Practitioners) and ASAM (American Society of Addiction Medicine)


Studies show:

- 2.1 million in the U.S., ages 12 and older, have opioid use disorder (OUD) involving prescription opioids, heroin, or both in 2016. 

- Opioid-related emergency department (ED) visits nearly doubled from 2005 to 2014. 

- Opioid-related in-patient hospital stays increased 64% nationally from 2005 to 2014. 

- Opioid addiction is linked with high rates of illegal activity and incarceration. 


Treatment includes:

- Use of Rx Buprenorphine and Naltrexone. 


OUD (Opioid Use Disorder) medications are more effective than treatment with placebo or no medication in:

- Reducing illicit opioid use

- Retaining people in treatment


Note: OUD medication can be taken on a short - or long term basis, including as part of medically supervised withdrawal or maintenance treatment.


Call 208-637-9610 to schedule an appointment!

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