Sparrow Therapy System Helps Residents Recover From Opioid Addiction

Sparrow Therapy System Helps Residents Recover From Opioid Addiction

“One of the reasons there’s an opioid epidemic is that the withdrawal symptoms, the painful, excruciating detox process to get off opioids, is so bad that most people can’t endure it.” -Daniel Powell, Spark Biomedical CEO The opioid crisis has affected an astonishing number of people. According to the US government’s 2019 statistics, there were […]

Busting Myths About Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)


When it comes to medication-assisted treatment (or “MAT”) as a tool used in addiction treatment, there are many questions and misunderstandings. Let’s debunk some myths about MAT with help from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the Journal of Addiction Medicine (JAMA), […]

How to Recognize the Signs of Opioid Overdose and Act


Nearly 100,000 Americans died from a drug overdose in 2020- that’s a 30% increase over the previous year. The vast majority of these deaths were caused by an opioid overdose. Opioids include fentanyl, heroin, oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, and morphine. It can feel hopeless to watch a loved one struggle with opioid addiction. Preparing for the […]