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San Diego



Activity: California Bridge Program Substance Use Disorder Treatment in Acute Care Settings
Date: 30/07/2020
Time: 12:00 am
Location: 4077 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
Public/Private: Public
Individual/Organisation: Organisation
Name of Organisation: Scripps Mercy San Diego
Contact: Tanya Popoff
Phone: 858-280-4551

Scripps Mercy Hospital and the California Bridge Program are working together to break the cycle of addiction by implementing Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) with buprenorphine to patients with opioid related issues. Buprenorphine helps to prevent relapse by reducing cravings and withdrawal. Access to this treatment is available 24/7 at Scripps Mercy Emergency Department for all patients regardless of income, insurance, race, creed, homelessness, or sexual preference. The Scripps provider can provide a prescription for the buprenorphine, and a counselor will work with you to find an outpatient clinic to continue treatment.