Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 12/17/2020

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Central Virginia Comprehensive Treatment Centers to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

In adherence to the social distancing recommendations provided by the CDC, we have implemented strict protocols at our clinic to ensure the safety of our patients and staff.

  • Patients who have active symptoms of illness or a fever of 100 degrees or higher must call ahead to arrange after-hours dosing.
  • The number of people allowed inside the building at any given time is restricted based on county, state, and federal guidelines.
  • The number of people waiting in line is restricted based on county, state, and federal guidelines, and those present must maintain a minimum distance of six feet from one another.
  • To maintain line restrictions, patients are asked to wait in their cars until direction is given.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Central Virginia Comprehensive Treatment Centers.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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Understanding Co-Gesic Abuse

Understanding Co-Gesic Abuse Recovery

Co-Gesic is a prescription medication that is prescribed for the treatment of moderate to severe pain. This narcotic is comprised of hydrocodone and acetaminophen. When used excessively or recreationally, Co-Gesic can result in a euphoric high. Tolerance, addiction, and dependence can result if Co-Gesic is not used properly, which is why this addictive narcotic should be regulated closely under the supervision of a physician.

Medication-assisted treatment is an option available for those who are addicted to Co-Gesic. This treatment incorporates the use of specific, regulated medications to help ease the symptoms that can accompany withdrawal. Medication-assisted treatment also works by lessening cravings and eliminating harmful side effects that can take place with the prolonged abuse of Co-Gesic.

The highly qualified and compassionate staff at Central Virginia Comprehensive Treatment Centers are here to help individuals struggling with addiction to Co-Gesic get on the path of sober living once again.

Types of Treatment Offered

Types of Treatment Offered for Co-Gesic Abuse at Central Virginia Comprehensive Treatment Centers

Central Virginia Comprehensive Treatment Centers are a network of healthcare providers who supply individuals ages 18 and older who are struggling with an addiction to Co-Gesic. Our professional staff of nurses, physicians, and counselors are dedicated to providing individualized care to each patient.

Central Virginia Comprehensive Treatment Centers offer a variety of medication-assisted treatments as well as therapeutic services, including:

Suboxone: Suboxone is a medication that has been approved by the FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) for suppressing opioid cravings. Suboxone also works by aiding with withdrawal symptoms without giving the user a high that is normally associated with Co-Gesic use. Suboxone is the combination of naloxone and buprenorphine. Buprenorphine works by lessening cravings for Co-Gesic while the naloxone portion helps against overdose and abuse of the drug.

Subutex (Buprenorphine): Subutex provides the user with relief from cravings for Co-Gesic as well as relief from withdrawal symptoms. Symptoms are subsided without the euphoric high that is associated with the use of Co-Gesic. Since Subutex does not contain naloxone, many medication-assisted treatment programs will start patients off with Subutex and transition into the use of Suboxone.

Methadone: Methadone is used to decrease the symptoms of withdrawal from Co-Gesic without the euphoric high that is associated with its use. Because of this, individuals taking methadone are able to continue life as usual (attending school, working, and driving) without an interruption. Research has shown that methadone use is safe and effective for the treatment of Co-Gesic addiction since it works with the same receptors in the brain that are normally activated by the use of Co-Gesic. Methadone, however, does not create a euphoric high and individuals will no longer feel cravings to consume Co-Gesic while on methadone.

Vivitrol: Vivitrol’s active ingredient is naltrexone hydrochloride, which helps prevent individuals from craving Co-Gesic while also helping to suppress the painful physical symptoms that can take place due to withdrawal. Unlike Subutex, methadone, and Suboxone, Vivitrol is only taken once monthly (the others are taken daily).

Individual therapy: In combination with medication-assisted treatment, therapy is used to address the underlying psychological issues and causes of addiction. The professional staff at Central Virginia Comprehensive Treatment Centers feel that therapy needs to be incorporated into a patient’s treatment plan in order for him or her to fully achieve learning the tools necessary for obtaining lasting sobriety. Individual therapy allows patients to openly discuss their progress with a counselor in a safe, one-on-one setting.

Group therapy: Central Virginia Comprehensive Treatment Centers also offer group therapy sessions. These sessions are counselor-led and allow individuals the opportunity to discuss their progress in a supportive environment. Participants in group therapy can focus on their recovery by receiving insights from others suffering from Co-Gesic addiction. These structured sessions offer participants a safe environment to discuss their journey to sobriety with others who truly understand the struggle.

Why Consider Treatment

Why Consider Central Virginia Comprehensive Treatment Centers for Co-Gesic Abuse

Long-term use and abuse of Co-Gesic can drastically and negatively alter the life of an individual. The continual use of Co-Gesic can cause multiple physical effects, including dizziness, vomiting, fainting, lightheadedness, and even seizures. Just like other opioids, prolonged use of this substance increases the risk of overdosing and accidental death. Once addiction takes ahold of an individual, consuming and obtaining more of the drug takes precedence over all other facets of daily life. Work and relationships are pushed to the back burner as an individual’s life becomes consumed by addiction.

Although overcoming an addiction to Co-Gesic may seem impossible, it is not. At Central Virginia Comprehensive Treatment Centers, our compassionate and professional staff is here to help provide the tools necessary to achieve a sober life once again.