Vivitrol (naltraxone injection) for Opioid or Alcohol Dependence
Dr. Arwen Podesta from Louisiana will be our speaker,
PLEASE REGISTER by November 5, to have a seat!
See OCTOBER meeting for political update by Heidi Lucas, Director of MONA.
- Once-monthly injection
- Non-addictive — VIVITROL doesn’t lead to physical dependence
- To help prevent relapse to opioid dependence after detox
- To treat alcohol dependence. You should stop drinking before starting VIVITROL
- Before starting VIVITROL, you must be opioid-free for a minimum of 7-14 days to avoid sudden opioid withdrawal