Vivitrol (naltrexone) has been around for decades and is known as an opiate antagonist. Meaning it blocks the effect of opiates. The use of Vivitrol (naltrexone) is becoming more common. Read Dr. Johnson’s opinion on the use of Vivitrol (naltrexone) in a correctional setting.
The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University reported that “of the 2.3 million inmates crowding our nation’s prisons and jails, 85% were substance-involved…” That being said, how many detainees do you think will attempt to “get high” while incarcerated? Dr. Melissa Caldwell explains how you can help prevent that from happening.
ACH beats the odds: All four ACH physicians pass 5-hour board certification exam with an 80-percent pass rate.
Dr. Melissa Caldwell joins Dr. Lorry Schoenly’s podcast, Correctional Nursing Today
Watch this short video to find out more…
ADVANCED CORRECTIONAL HEALTHCARE MAIN SERVICES
Please do not send medical record requests to ACH. Medical records are the property of the correctional facility. Therefore, requests and signed authorizations for the release of information should be directed to the correctional facility (not ACH). While our staff may assist in the gathering of records, ultimately the correctional facility approves of the records’ release.