Naltrexone is an Opiate Antagonist, meaning it works by binding with and blocking the receptor sites in the brain that would normally be affected by the euphoria from opiates or alcohol.
It is important that you discuss the benefits and risks of the Vivitrol injection. Our team at AWS will walk you through the steps and assist you in the process. You should wear a medical alert tag and carry an ID card stating that you are on Vivitrol. Any medical care provider should be aware that you are receiving this medication.
At AWS, patient care and safety is of the utmost importance. Cognitive Therapy must remain the cornerstone of any successful treatment.